Ambassador's Biography

SEM. ADOM KACOU HOUAJA LEON

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Last Name : ADOM
First Name : Kacou Houadja Léon
Date and Place of Birth : April 16, 1950 in Abengourou (Côte d’Ivoire)
Nationality : Ivorian
Status : Married, Father of three (03) children


EDUCATION AND TRAINING
⦁ University of Abidjan (Master in English)
⦁ National School of Administration of Abidjan, Higher Education (Major in Diplomacy)
⦁ International Institute of Public Administration, Paris (Major in Diplomacy)
⦁ Centre for International Studies of Tokyo University (Major: International Economic Relations)
⦁ Public School of National Administration, Quebec City

INTERNSHIPS
⦁ French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Quai d’Orsay, Paris
⦁ OECD Paris
⦁ UNESCO Paris
⦁ Embassy of France in Wellington (New Zealand)
⦁ Embassy of France in Canberra (Australia)

PROFESSIONNAL EXPRERIENCE


Since June 2018: Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Côte d’Ivoire to the United Nations


September 2017: Ambassador, Secretary General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs with the rank of Secretary of State


Mars 2006: Ambassador, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Turkey with residence in Tel-Aviv.


1997-2005: Ambassador, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Israel with residence in Tel-Aviv.


1995-1996: Ambassador, Acting Director of the Department America Oceania concurrently Inspector of Diplomatic and Consular Posts, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abidjan.


1994-1996: Ambassador, Inspector of Diplomatic and Consular Posts, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abidjan


1991-1993: Ambassador, Director of Administrative of Financial Affairs concurrently Inspector of Diplomatic and Consular Posts, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abidjan.


1986-1990: Chief of Staff, Ministry of Primary Education, Abidjan


1984-1986: Deputy Director of Human Resources at the Direction of Administrative of Financial Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abidjan.


1977-1984: First Counselor, Embassy of Côte d’Ivoire in Tokyo, Japan


Attended many International Meetings and Conferences: AU, UN (New York), UNESCO, Kyoto Protocol, Francophonie, etc.

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGES: English, Spanish and Japanese

 

HONORS: Officer of the National Education Order
Commander of the National Order

 

 

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