Ambassador Kumlin Granit Takes Over from Ambassador Al-Hadid as New Chairperson of IAEA Board of Governors

PeopleDiplomats ♦ Published: September 24, 2019; 20:29 ♦ (Vindobona)

The IAEA Board of Governors elected by acclamation Ambassador Mikaela Kumlin Granit of Sweden as the Chairperson of the IAEA’s Board of Governors for 2019–2020.

Swedish Ambassador Mikaela Kumlin Granit takes over as new Chairperson of the IAEA Board of Governors. (Pictured at the Vienna Imperial Palace for the presentation of her letter of accreditation.) / Picture: © / Karlovits, Bauer and Heinschink / HBF

Ambassador Mikaela Kumlin Granit's one-year term commenced on September 19, 2019.

She replaces Ambassador Leena Al-Hadid of Jordan.

Ambassador Kumlin Granit is Sweden’s Resident Representative to the Agency and Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other international organizations in Vienna, as well as Ambassador to Austria, Slovakia and…