Meet the New Permanent Observer of the European Union to the International Organizations in Vienna

PeopleDiplomats ♦ Published: September 25, 2023; 22:41 ♦ (Vindobona)

Carl Hallergard, the EU's new diplomat in Vienna has the challenging task of coordinating the EU's interests within complex multilateral organizations that aim to ensure peace, stability, and democracy across its member states. Meet Ambassador, Carl Hallergard, the new permanent observer of the European Union to the International Organizations in Vienna.

Rafael Mariano Grossi, IAEA Director General, received the credentials of Carl Hallergard, EU Ambassador to the UN, and Permanent Representative to IAEA. / Picture: © IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency / Dean Calma / Flickr Attribution (CC BY 2.0,

In a recent and significant development, the European Union (EU) has designated Carl Hallergard as its new Permanent Observer to the United Nations (Vienna). Hallergard made a formal step into this pivotal role by presenting his credentials to Ghada Waly, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV).

Carl Hallergard is no stranger to the world of diplomacy.…