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NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF POLAND PRESENTS CREDENTIALS TO DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF UNITED NATIONS OFFICE AT GENEVA

19 January 2018

Zbigniew Czech, the new Permanent Representative of Poland to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his credentials to Michael Møller, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva.

Prior to his appointment to Geneva, Mr. Czech had been serving as Director of the United Nations and Human Rights Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland since February 2016. He has held a number of other posts at the Ministry in Warsaw, including in the Asia-Pacific Department, the Department of the Americas, the European Security Policy Department, and the Legal and Treaty Department.

Mr. Czech served as Minister Councillor, Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of Poland in Paris, France, from August 2012 to July 2014. He was part of the Permanent Delegation of Poland to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and to the Western European Union in Brussels from July 1999 to February 2003, after which he served at NATO from February 2003 to June 2006 as an Assistant Legal Adviser in the Office of the NATO Legal Adviser.

Mr. Czech was born on 16 March 1970 in Bialystok, Poland. He is married with four children.


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