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Sajdik New Chairman of UN ECOSOC

Published: January 15, 2014; 06:47 · (Vindobona)

The Austrian diplomat Martin Sajdik became President of the Economic and Social Council, which is one of the most important bodies of the UN.

Sajdik New Chairman of UN ECOSOC / Picture: © ECOSOC

Sajdik was elected seventieth President of the Economic and Social Council on 14 January 2014, the ECOSOC announced today. Ambassador Sajdik is currently the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Austria to the United Nations in New York. For the first time since 1983 that an Austrian national leads the important UN body. According to Sajdik, the presidency strengthens the…

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