Peter Sørensen (diplomat)

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Peter M. Sørensen
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Head of Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations Office and other International Organisations in Geneva
Incumbent
Assumed office
3 November 2014
Preceded by Mariangela Zappia
European Union Special Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina
In office
1 September 2011 – 2014
Preceded by Valentin Inzko
Personal details
Born 1967 (age 47–48)

Peter Ingemann Moesgaard Sørensen (born 1967) is the Head of Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations Office and other International Organisations in Geneva. He previously served as European Union Special Representative to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Career[edit]

A Danish national, Sørensen obtained a BA degree (1991) and Master of Law degree (1993) from Aarhus University. He has been a lawyer in Denmark and Officer in the Danish Army.[citation needed]

Sørensen was Senior Adviser to the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General/Head of UNMIK EU Pillar IV; Political Adviser to the United Nations Special Envoy for the Balkans; Head of Political Affairs in the OSCE Mission to Croatia; Legal Adviser in the Office of the High Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina and he was part of the European Community Monitoring Mission in Sarajevo. From 2002 to 2006 Sørensen served as Deputy Head of UNMIK EU Pillar IV and Director of the European Office. From 2009 to 2011 he was the EU High Representative's Personal Representative in Belgrade.

Sørensen was appointed European Union Special Representative and Head of the EU Delegation to Bosnia and Herzegovina in September 2011[1] after previously having served as Head of the EU Delegation in Skopje, Macedonia.

In September 2014, Sørensen was appointed Head of the EU Delegation to the United Nations Office and other International Organisations in Geneva by the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.[2]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mariangela Zappia
Head of Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations Office and other International Organisations in Geneva
2014 – present
Incumbent
Preceded by
Valentin Inzko
European Union Special Representative
for Bosnia and Herzegovina

2011 – 2014
Succeeded by