United States Permanent Representative to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

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Permanent Representative of the United States to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
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Incumbent
Robert Mikulak

since September 29, 2010
Nominator Barack Obama

The United States Permanent Representative to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has the rank of Ambassador and is based in The Hague, Netherlands, the seat of the OPCW. The current permanent representative is Robert P. Mikulak. He was proposed on 9 July 2010,[1] and approved by the senate in September 2010.[2] On 29 November 2010 he presented his credentials to director-general Üzümcü.[3]

The previous permanent representative was Eric Javits who served from 2003 until January 2009.[4][5] After he left, Mikulak became the United States Representative to the Executive Council in the absence of a permanent representative from January 2009 until November 2010.[2][6]

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  1. ^ "President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts". White House. 9 July 2010. Retrieved 21 November 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "testimony of Robert P. Mikulak, Ambassador-Designate to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, Senate Foreign Relations Committee". United States Senate. 22 September 2010. Retrieved 21 November 2010. 
  3. ^ "Ambassador Mikulak presents his credentials to OPCW Director General Üzümcü". Embassy of the United States to the Netherlands. Retrieved 21 December 2010. 
  4. ^ "US nominates OPCW ambassador". trustandverify.wordpress.com. 22 September 2010. Retrieved 21 November 2010. 
  5. ^ "Eric M. Javits". Council of American Ambassadors Membership. Retrieved 21 December 2010. 
  6. ^ "permanent representations". OPCW. Retrieved 21 November 2010.