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“To Ladies Out There…”: India’s First Lady UN Envoy On Taking Cost


Ms Kamboj had additionally beforehand served as a Counsellor at India’s Everlasting Mission to the UN

United Nations:

Ambassador Ruchira Kamboj introduced her credentials to UN Secretary-Normal Antonio Guterres right here on Tuesday as she took cost as India’s Everlasting Consultant to the United Nations, the nation’s first lady envoy on the world physique’s headquarters in New York.

Ruchira Kamboj, 58, a 1987 batch Indian International Service officer, was beforehand Ambassador of India to Bhutan and was in June appointed India’s Everlasting Consultant to the United Nations in New York, succeeding Ambassador T S Tirumurti.

“Immediately,have introduced my credentials to the Secretary Normal of the United Nations @antonioguterres as Everlasting Consultant/Ambassador to the @UN. A privilege to be the primary Indian lady to be given the honour to carry this place. To the women on the market,all of us could make it!” she tweeted. 

India’s tenure on the Council will finish in December this yr when the nation may even preside as President of the highly effective UN organ for the month.

Ms Kamboj had additionally beforehand served as a Counsellor at India’s Everlasting Mission to the UN in New York from 2002-2005.

Ms Kamboj was the all-India ladies’s topper of the 1987 Civil Companies batch and the topper of the international service batch of that yr. She started her diplomatic journey in Paris, the place she was posted because the Third Secretary within the Indian Embassy in France from 1989-1991.

From Paris, she returned to Delhi the place she labored as below secretary within the Europe West Division of the Ministry of Exterior Affairs from 1991-96. From 1996-1999, she served in Mauritius as First Secretary (Financial and Industrial) and Head of Chancery on the Indian Excessive Fee in Port Louis.

Ms Kamboj served because the excessive commissioner of India to South Africa, with concurrent accreditation to the Kingdom of Lesotho from July, 2017 to March, 2019. She assumed cost as Indian envoy to Bhutan on 17 Could, 2019.

She joins the group of girls Ambassadors on the Council together with US Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield, UK Everlasting Consultant (PR) Ambassador Barbara Woodward, Norway’s Ambassador and Everlasting Consultant to the United Nations in New York Mona Juul, UAE’s Ambassador Lana Zaki Nusseibeh.

Eire’s PR Ambassador Geraldine Nason is heading to Washington as her nation’s envoy.



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