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New Arrivals – Winter 2013

| January 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
New Arrivals – Winter 2013

New heads of mission Arno Riedel  Ambassador of Austria Mr. Riedel completed an MBA from the University of Economics in Vienna before studying at Vienna’s diplomatic academy. He began his foreign service career in 1980 as a desk officer, and, within five years, was first secretary at the embassy in Budapest. He was counsellor in […]

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New Arrivals – Fall 2012

| October 4, 2012 | 0 Comments
New Arrivals – Fall 2012

New heads of mission Kaarlo (Charles) Arnold Marius Murto Ambassador of Finland Mr. Murto is a career diplomat who joined the ministry of foreign affairs after a one-year stint selling newsprint for the Finnish Paper Mills Association. He began his diplomatic career in 1970 as an attaché in the protocol department. His first posting came […]

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New Arrivals – Summer 2012

| June 28, 2012 | 0 Comments
New Arrivals – Summer 2012

New heads of mission Barna Karimi Ambassador of Afghanistan Mr. Karimi, a young ambassador at just 37, has a bachelor of business marketing and a master’s of business administration from the University of Phoenix. After graduation, he worked his way up to the position of general manager of a shoe company called Triton Inc. He […]

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New Arrivals – Spring 2012

| April 12, 2012 | 0 Comments
New Arrivals – Spring 2012

New heads of mission Louise Hand High Commissioner for Australia Ms Hand is a senior career diplomat with foreign affairs. Prior to her appointment to Canada, she was ambassador for climate change from 2009 until 2011. Previously, she served overseas as minister and deputy head of mission in Indonesia (2005 to 2009), ambassador to Cambodia […]

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