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Monegasque appointed to important UN post

Monegasque appointed to important UN post

By Staff Writer - June 6, 2017

Valérie Bruell-Melchior, Vice-Chairman of the Second Committee of the General Assembly of the United Nations in charge of Economic and Financial Affairs Photo: ©DR
Valérie Bruell-Melchior, Vice-Chairman of the Second Committee of the General Assembly of the United Nations in charge of Economic and Financial Affairs Photo: ©DR

Valérie Bruell-Melchior, Minister at the Permanent Mission of Monaco to the United Nations, has been elected as Vice-President of the Second Committee of the General Assembly in charge of economic and financial affairs. This commission deals in particular with economic issues, sustainable development and globalisation.

As Vice-Chair, Ms Bruell-Melchior, representing the Western European and Other States Group (WEOG), will have to negotiate some twenty texts on the themes discussed in this committee and relay the relevant information to the WEOG. Her work in this capacity starts in September.

Holder of a Master’s degree in International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, Ms Bruell-Melchior has been the Permanent Representative to the Permanent Mission of Monaco since March 2010.

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