McCully appoints representative to Austria
Hon Murray McCully
Minister of Foreign Affairs
McCully appoints representative to
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully today
named career diplomat Deborah Geels as New Zealand’s
Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office in
Vienna and Ambassador to Austria.
“The focus of the
Permanent Mission is advancing New Zealand’s nuclear
disarmament and non-proliferation interests, particularly in
relation to the work of the International Atomic Energy
Agency and the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty
Organisation,” Mr McCully says.
Ms Geels has previously
served in Beijing, Geneva and the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs and Trade’s consular and north Asia
As Ambassador to Austria, she will also be
accredited to Hungary, Slovakia and
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