Permanent Representative of Luxembourg to the United Nations

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Luxembourg to the United Nations
Christian Braun

since 1 September 2016
StyleHer Excellency
AppointerHenri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg
WebsitePermanent Mission

The role of the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Luxembourg to the United Nations is as the leader of the Luxembourger delegation to the United Nations in New York and as head of the Permanent Mission of Luxembourg to the UN. The position has the rank and status of an Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and is also the representative of Luxembourg in the United Nations Security Council (2013-2014).

The Permanent Representative, currently Christian Braun, is charged with representing Luxembourg, both through its non-permanent seat on the U.N. Security Council and also during plenary meetings of the General Assembly, except in the rare situation in which a more senior officer (such as the Minister for Foreign Affairs or the Prime Minister) is present.

Office holders[edit]

Incumbent Start of Term End of Term
Joseph Bech (Chairman of Delegation) 1945 1946
???? 1946 1969
André Philippe[1] 1969 1970
Paul Peters 1970 1979
Jean Rettel 1979 1983
Joseph Weyland 1983 1984
André Philippe 1985 1987
Jean Feyder[2] 1987 1992
Jean-Louis Wolzfeld 1993 1998
Hubert Wurth[3] 1998 2003
Jean-Marc Hoscheit[4] 2003 2008
Sylvie Lucas August 2008 August 2016
Christian Braun 1 September 2016 present

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Luxembourg Orefers To Stay Silent". John Robinson Block. Toledo Blade. 5 November 1969.
  2. ^ "Trade and Development Board - Ambassador Jean Feyder" (PDF). United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. 30 June 2009. Retrieved 15 October 2014.
  3. ^ "UNIS/BIO/952 New Permanent Representative of Luxembourg Presents Credentials". United Nations Information Service in Vienna. 2 September 2011. Retrieved 15 October 2014.
  4. ^ "NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF LUXEMBOURG PRESENTS CREDENTIALS" (BIO/3522). United Nations. UN Information Service. 2 September 2003. Retrieved 15 October 2014.

External links[edit]