More information - Vanuatu

Joined Unesco Thursday, 10 February 1994

President:
His Excellency Mr Baldwin Lonsdale

Field Offices

Permanent Delegation

H. E. Mr Mickey Joy
Ambassador,
Permanent Delegate

Curriculum vitae

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Born in December 1963 (Nationality: Ni Vanuatu- ethnicities originating from Vanuatu)

Education:
- 1987: BA Degree in Economics and Business Administration, University of the South Pacific, Fiji.
- 1993: Advanced Diploma in Trade Policy, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) Training Institute Geneva, Switzerland

Professional career:
- 1998-2006: First Ni Vanuatu appointed as Chairman of the Vanuatu Investment Promotion Authority.
- 2005: First Ni Vanuatu appointed to the position of Rotational Representative in the Pacific Islands Forum Delegation to the WTO in Geneva, Switzerland.
- 2007: appointed as First Ni Vanuatu resident Ambassador to the European Union and the Kingdom of Belgium.
- 2009: Appointed as Chair of the Least Developed Countries/ EU Global Climate Change Alliance Committee to negotiate new climate change financing with EU.
- Since February 2011: Vanuatu’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Vanuatu to France and as High Commissioner to United Kingdom and the Court of St James.
- Since August 2011: Ambassador and Permanent Delegate to UNESCO.

Contact

Permanent Delegation of Vanuatu to UNESCO
Ambassade de Vanuatu
Avenue de Tervueren 380
Chemin de Ronde
1150 Bruxelles
Belgique
Telephone
+00 32 2 771.74.94
E-mail
info(a)vanuatuembassy.be
vanuatuembassybrussels(a)gmail.com

National Commission

Hon. Jean Pierre Nirua
Chair
Mr. Jesse Dick Joe
Secretary-General
Mr Hilaire Sese
UNESCO Officer
Contact

Vanuatu National Commission for UNESCO
Ministry of Education
PMB 9028
Port Vila
Vanuatu

Phone: (678) 22 309
+678 775 0120 (mobile Chair)
+678 540 0825 (mobile SG)
+678 710 6773 (mobile officer)

Fax:
Email: jpnirua(a)vanuatu.gov.vu (Chair), jjoe(a)vanuatu.gov.vu (SG)
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