The new Permanent Representative of Morocco to the United Nations (Vienna), Azzeddine Farhane, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov.
During his career, Mr. Farhane, has served in various capacities, among them:
Ambassador to Vietnam (2016 – 2019); General Director of the United Nations and International Organizations Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2006 – 2016); Minister Plenipotentiary, Head of United Nations Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2006 – 2009); Chargé d'Affaires to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland (2005 – 2006); Deputy Permanent Representative in Geneva, Switzerland (2004 – 2005); Counselor in charge of Disarmament, Human Rights and Humanitarian Issues at the Permanent Mission in Geneva, Switzerland (2002 – 2004); Head of Human Rights and Humanitarian Issues Unit, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2001 – 2002); Counselor at the Moroccan Embassy, The Hague, Netherlands (1999 – 2000); First Secretary in charge of Multilateral Issues at the Embassy, The Hague, Netherland (1994 – 1999); Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Division of Press and Information, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, (1990 – 1994).
Mr. Farhane holds a PhD in Political Science from the Hassan II University of Casablanca, Morocco, Postgraduate Diplomas in International Relations and in Political Science, from the Hassan II University of Casablanca, Morocco, and a Degree from the Higher Institute of Journalism, Rabat, Morocco.
He is married and has one child.Distributed by APO Group on behalf of United Nations Information Service Vienna (UNIS).