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Swiss Diplomats - Heidi Tagliavini (Paperback) Loot Price: R261
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Swiss Diplomats - Heidi Tagliavini (Paperback)

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Chapters: Heidi Tagliavini. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 45. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Heidi Tagliavini (born 1950 in Basel) is a Swiss diplomat noted for her service with international aid and peacekeeping missions; a 2003 profile in the monthly magazine of the Neue Z rcher Zeitung called her "Switzerland's outstanding diplomat." She was charged with leading the European Union investigation into the causes of the 2008 South Ossetia War. After joining the Swiss diplomatic service in 1982, Tagliavini served in the Directorate of Political Affairs of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and was posted to The Hague. She was a member of the first Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Assistance Group to Chechnya in 1995. In 1996, she served as Minister and Deputy Head of Mission of the Swiss embassy in Moscow. From 1998 to 1999, she was the Deputy Head of the United Nations Observer Mission in Georgia (Unomig). Returning to Switzerland in 1999, she was appointed head of Human Rights and Humanitarian Policy in the Department of Foreign Affairs. After a stint as Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office for the Caucasus from 2000 to 2001, Tagliavini served as Swiss Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina from 2001 to 2002, and was asked by UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan to head Unomig in 2002. She served in that position until 2006, when she returned to Berne to assume the position of deputy head of the Directorate of Political Affairs in the Department of Foreign Affairs. Late 2009/early 2010 Tagliavini lead the OSCE Election Observation Mission during the 2010 Ukrainian presidential elections. On 21 November 2008, it was announced that Federal Councillor Micheline Calmy-Rey, the head of the Department of Foreign Affairs, had agreed t...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=2032951


Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 46
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-63368-7
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-156-63368-0
Barcode: 9781156633687

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