New Permanent Representative of Indonesia Presents Credentials

(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)

The new Permanent Representative of Indonesia to the United Nations, Dian Triansyah Djani, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today.

Prior to his appointment, Mr. Djani was the Director General for America and Europe in his country’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs since 2012.  Between 2009 and 2012, he served as Permanent Representative to the United Nations bodies in Geneva, including the World Trade Organization.

Mr. Djani was the Director General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) from 2005 to 2008.  He also served as Director of Intra-Regional Cooperation for Asia-Pacific and Africa from 2004 to 2005, and Director for Multilateral Trade and Investment from 2002 to 2004.

His overseas postings included service in Indonesia’s Permanent Missions to the United Nations in Geneva, from 1997 to 2001, and in New York, from 1991 to 1994, having begun his career in the Department of Foreign Affairs in 1985.

Mr. Djani holds master’s degrees in economics from the University of Indonesia and in economic development from Vanderbilt University in the United States.

Born in 1962, he is married and has a son.

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