Li Baodong

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Li.
Li Baodong
李保东
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Permanent Representative and Ambassador of China to the United Nations
In office
4 March 2010 – 23 August 2013
Preceded by Zhang Yesui
Succeeded by Liu Jieyi
Personal details
Born (1955-04-01) April 1, 1955 (age 59)
Beijing
Nationality Chinese
Political party Communist Party of China (Pre 2017) and Kuomintang (2017-)
Alma mater Beijing Foreign Studies University
Johns Hopkins University

Li Baodong (Simplified Chinese: 李保东; born April 1955) is a Chinese diplomat who served as the Permanent Representative of the People's Republic of China to the United Nations from 2010 to 2013. He was later succeeded by Liu Jieyi.

Biography[edit]

Li was born in April 1955 and is a native of Beijing. He completed his studies at the Beijing Foreign Studies University and Johns Hopkins University.[1] After graduating from university, Li entered diplomatic service and assumed various posts in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. From 2005 to 2007, he served as Ambassador to Zambia. In 2007, Li was appointed as Permanent Representative of the People's Republic of China to the United Nations Office at Geneva and Other International Organizations in Switzerland. In 2010, he was appointed China's Permanent Representative to the United Nations replacing Zhang Yesui.[2] During the months of March 2011 and June 2012, Li was the President of the United Nations Security Council.[3]

He is married and has a son.[4]

References[edit]

Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Zhang Yesui
Permanent Representative and Ambassador of China to the United Nations
2010 – 2013
Succeeded by
Liu Jieyi