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28-30 June 2022

BIOGRAPHY

Public Administration, International Relations and Social Development. Skills in Diplomacy, Higher education, Election monitoring, Development planning, Project Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation in various areas, including Community Relations and, Inclusive and Sustainable Development and Capacity Building, and both bilateral and multilateral negotiations.

Most recent positions:

  • Coordinator of the Department of Public Administration and Member of the Board of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the Anton de Kom University of Suriname (2015-July 2020)
  • Lecturer at the Anton de Kom University of Suriname (2013-July 2020)
  • Member of the Electoral Council of Suriname (2014-July 2020)
  • Chairman of the Board of the Maritime Authority of Suriname (2014-2015)
  • Head of the International Trade Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Suriname (2012-2014)
  • Representative of the Republic of Suriname in the Steering Committee of the P.O. Amazonia (2012-2014)
  • ChargĂ© d’Affaires a.i. of Suriname in the Kingdom of the Netherlands, at the Holy See (Vatican) and at the Court of St. James (London) (2011)
  • Counsellor at the Embassy of Suriname in The Hague (2006-2011)
  • Alternate Representative at the Permanent Representation of Suriname to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, OPCW in The Hague (2007-2011)
  • Secretary of the Board of Stichting Fonds Ontwikkeling Binnenland (Fund for the Development of the Maroon and Indigenous communities in the interior of Suriname (2006)
  • Social Manager, Surgold mining company (2004-2006)
  • Community Development Specialist, Stichting Fonds Ontwikkeling Binnenland (Fund for the Development of the Maroon and Indigenous communities in the interior of Suriname (2003-2004)
  • Program Officer, Conservation International Suriname (1999-2003)
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