Building peace in the minds of men and women

World Press Freedom Day 2019

Fri, 3 May -
17:45 to 18:30

Closing Session: Adoption of the Addis Ababa Declaration / Handover to 2020 Host of WPFD

H.E. Hans Wesseling

Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to UNESCO

Education 
1982 International Law in Leiden

Thereafter

2002 - 2004 DHOM OSCE Mission in Georgia

2004 - 2008 Political Affairs Council in London

2008 - 2012 Plv. Director of Fragility and Peace Building Unit

2012 - 2014 Consultant Civil Military Cooperation at SHAPE

2014 - 2018 Consul General in St. Petersburg

2018 - present Permanent Representative at UNESCO in Paris