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New Permanent Representative of Viet Nam Presents Credentials

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

The new Permanent Representative of Viet Nam to the United Nations, Dang Hoang Giang, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

Before his latest appointment, Mr. Dang was his country’s Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, beginning in March 2021, and also served as Chairman of the Viet Nam National Commission for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Between 2012 and 2016, he was Deputy Chief and then Chief of Cabinet in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and was appointed as Assistant Minister for Foreign Affairs.

From 2010 to 2012, Mr. Dang was Assistant Director-General in the Department of International Organizations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  He was appointed as Assistant to the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and later Assistant to the Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Mr. Dang began his career in 2000 at the Department of International Law and Treaties, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  From 2005 to 2007 and again in 2009, he was assigned to the Permanent Mission of Viet Nam to the United Nations in New York.  In his second term there, in 2009, he was assigned First Secretary and Political Coordinator of Viet Nam at the United Nations Security Council.

The holder of a master’s degree in international relations, he is married and has two children.

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