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New Permanent Representative of Zimbabwe presents credentials

The new Permanent Representative of Zimbabwe to the United Nations (Vienna), Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Taonga Mushayavanhu, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov.

During his career, Mr. Mushayavanhu has served in various capacities, among them:

Ambassador, Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva and to the World Trade Organization (since 2014); Director for Multilateral Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2014); Director for Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2011-2014); Minister Counsellor and Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy in Beijing, China (2006-2011); Deputy Director, Policy, Research and Promotion Department (2004-2006); Principal Administrative Officer, Multilateral Affairs Political Department (2004); Seconded to the Presidential Land Review Committee Secretariat (2003); Principal Administrative Officer, Zimbabwe Institute of International Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2002-2003); Principal Administrative Officer, Europe and the Americas Division (2001-2002); Counsellor at the Embassy in London, UK (1997-2000); First Secretary, Embassy in London, UK (1994-1997); Senior Administrative Officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1989-1994); Administrative Officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1987-1988).

Mr. Mushayavanhu holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Management from the University of London, a Postgraduate Diploma in Diplomacy and International Studies from the University of Nairobi, a Masters in Economic History from University of Zimbabwe and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Economic History from University of Zimbabwe.

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