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8 October 2008
Press ReleaseBIO/4032
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Biographical Note

New permanent representative of MOLDOVA presents credentials


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

The new Permanent Representative of Moldova to the United Nations, Alexandru Cujba, presented his credentials today to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

Prior to his appointment, Mr. Cujba served as Charge d’Affairs a.i. of Moldova’s United Nations Mission from March 2008.  Before that, he was the Mission’s Deputy Permanent Representative.

From 2005 to 2007, he was Director of the Department for Bilateral Cooperation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration.

Mr. Cujba served a previous term at the United Nations Mission in New York from 2002 to 2005, holding the posts of First Secretary and Counsellor, Deputy Permanent Representative.

Mr. Cujba began his diplomatic career in 1996.  He held successive positions in the Foreign Ministry, including Deputy Director of the International Security General Department, Director of the Division for United Nations and Specialized Agencies, and Deputy Director of the Division for International Economic Organizations.

Mr. Cujba graduated from the National School for Political Studies and Public Administration in Bucharest, Romania, in 1995 and the Technical University of Moldova in Chisinau, Moldova, in 1992.  He also received specialized training in international relations in the United States, Germany and the Netherlands.

Born in Moldova in 1969, Mr. Cujba is married and has two children.

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