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Ambassador Philippe Kridelka

Permanent Representative of Belgium to the United Nations 

 

credits: UN Photo

Born in Charleroi (Belgium) on 18 May 1960

Bachelor of Medicine at the University of Liège, Belgium
Master of Laws at the University of Liège, Belgium

Ambassador Kridelka speaks French, English, Dutch and German

PREVIOUS POSTINGS:

1987  Start of career at the Belgian Diplomatic Service
1989  First Secretary at the Belgian Embassy in Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
1992  Deputy Director of the Central European Desk, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1995  Counsellor at the Belgian Embassy, Warsaw, Poland
1998  Diplomatic Advisor to the Belgian Deputy Prime Minister, in charge of Economic policy and Foreign Trade
1999  Counsellor at the Belgian Representation to the European Union - World Trade Organization (WTO) desk
2000  Diplomatic Advisor to the Belgian Deputy Prime Minister, in charge of Employment Policy and Gender Equality
2002  Ambassador of Belgium to the Republic of Singapore and to the Sultanate of Brunei Darussalam
2005  Ambassador, Permanent Delegate of Belgium to UNESCO
2009  Director of Cabinet, Office of the Director General of UNESCO
2010  Director of UNESCO’s Liaison Office in New York, and Representative of UNESCO to the United Nations
2013  Secretary General of the Household of His Majesty the King of the Belgians
2017  Ambassador of Belgium to Thailand, Laos, Myanmar and Cambodia