NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF ALGERIA PRESENTS CREDENTIALS
NEW YORK, March 15, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The new Permanent Representative of Algeria to the United Nations, Sabri Boukadoum, today presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Until his appointment in December 2013, Mr. Boukadoum held the position of Director General for the Americas in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs since November 2009. He was Algeria's Ambassador to Portugal from October 2005 to August 2009, prior to which he served as Chief of Protocol in the Foreign Ministry since November 2001. Between November 1996 and September 2001, he was Ambassador to Côte d'Ivoire.
Mr. Boukadoum was the Director of Political Affairs from 1993 to October 1995, having previously served as Assistant Director for Political Affairs, United Nations and Disarmament from 1992 to 1993. He was a Counsellor at the United Nations in New York between 1988 and 1992, and First Secretary in Budapest, Hungary, from 1987 to 1988.
A graduate of the Ecole Nationale d'Administration–Diplomatic Section, Mr. Boukadoum was born on 1 September 1958. He is married and has two children.