New Ambassadors to Monaco from Brazil, Azerbaijan, Chile, and Seychelles

Four new ambassadors have been accredited to Monaco, signifying strengthened ties between their respective nations and the Principality.

The ambassadors from Brazil, Azerbaijan, Chile, and Seychelles presented their credentials to Prince Albert II on Monday 12th February in a ceremony that underscores the commitment to fostering international relations and cooperation across continents.

Afterwards, Monaco’s Director of Diplomatic and Consular Relations Marie-Catherine Caruso-Ravera hosted a luncheon to welcome the new ambassadors.

Ricardo Neiva Tavares, Brazil’s Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador, brings a wealth of experience to his role, having served in various diplomatic capacities since 1980. His tenure includes notable ambassadorial assignments in Europe, with his most recent appointment as Brazil’s Ambassador to France since June 2023.

Similarly, Leyla Abdullayeva, Ambassador of Azerbaijan to France, has a distinguished career path within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Her diplomatic journey, which began in 2002, has seen her assume key roles in international representations, culminating in her appointment as Ambassador to France in 2022.

Chile’s Ambassador, Raúl Eduardo Fernández Daza, has diligently served his country’s diplomatic interests since 1980. His trajectory includes ambassadorial roles across diverse regions, with his current assignment as Ambassador of Chile to France since June 2023, highlighting the nation’s commitment to bilateral relations.

Finally, Kenneth Jacques Gervais Racombo, Seychelles’ Ambassador to Belgium and other European nations, embarked on his diplomatic journey in 2002. With experience spanning various diplomatic realms, including the Ministry of Fisheries and the Blue Economy, his recent appointment underscores Seychelles’ dedication to enhancing its international footprint.

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Photo credit: Stéphane Danna, Government Communication Department