Antonio Pedro Monteiro Lima

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H.E.
Antonio Pedro Monteiro Lima
Permanent Representative to the United Nations for Cape Verde Flag of Cape Verde.svg
Assumed office
August 2007
Personal details
Born (1948-01-05) January 5, 1948 (age 68)
Dakar, Senegal

Antonio Pedro Monteiro Lima (born 5 January 1948, Dakar, Senegal) is the Permanent Representative to the United Nations for Cape Verde, taking office August 2007.

Education[edit]

Monteiro-Lima received his education from the University of Paris VIII or University of Vincennes, in Saint-Denis and the Université de Tours, both in France.[1]

External Affairs[edit]

During his career, Monterio-Lima worked in multiple positions for External Affairs. From 1975 to 1981, Monteiro-Lima worked in the External Affairs Ministry as head of the Department of Africa, Asia, and Oceania. Later, he was Director-General for the Ministry of External Affairs from 1988 to 1990 and External Affairs and Emigration's Secretary of State from 1990 to 1991.[1]

Ambassadorship[edit]

Monteiro-Lima was an ambassador to Guinea-Bissau from 1983 to 1990 and Algeria's ambassador from 1982 to 1990. On October 23, 2007, he showed his credentials to the Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon.[1]

Cabo Verde[edit]

In October 2013, Monteiro-Lima signed a letter addressed to Ki-moon that said Cape Verde's government has decided to change their name to Cabo Verde.[2]

Music[edit]

Monteiro-Lima was one of the founding members of the musical group Ambassadors Sing for Peace.[3] The group released their self-titled album in September 2013.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF CAPE VERDE PRESENTS CREDENTIALS". un.org. Retrieved 27 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "Cape Verde changes name to "Cabo Verde"". panapress.com. Retrieved 27 November 2016. 
  3. ^ Pang, Amella. "This Is New York: Simona-Mirela Miculescu, Romania's Singing UN Ambassador". theepochtimes.com. Retrieved 27 November 2016. 
  4. ^ Boesveld, Sarah. "'Music should unite people': Canadian diplomat joins UN ambassadors to 'sing for peace'". news.nationalpost.com. Retrieved 27 November 2016.