8 October 2019
Laouali Labo, the new Permanent Representative of Niger to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his credentials to Tatiana Valovaya, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva.
Prior to his appointment to Geneva, Mr. Labo had been serving as Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Legal and Consular Affairs since June 2017. From December 2010 to May 2017, he served as First Counsellor at the Permanent Mission of Niger to the United Nations in New York. He served as Director at the Ministry for Legal and Litigation Affairs from November 2005 to October 2010.
A career diplomat, Mr. Labo joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1989. His foreign posts include serving as First Counsellor at the Embassy of Niger in Algiers from December 1997 to July 2003.
Mr. Labo has a master’s degree in public law (1986-1988). He was born on 1 January 1964 and is married with five children.
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