Betty E. King

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Betty E. King
Ambassador Betty E. King.jpg
Representative of the United States to the European Office of the United Nations
In office
February 12, 2010 – Late 2013
President Barack Obama
Preceded by Warren W. Tichenor
United States Ambassador to United Nations Economic and Social Council
President Bill Clinton
George W. Bush
Personal details
Born Saint Vincent
Nationality American
Alma mater University of Windsor

Betty Eileen King (born in Saint Vincent, West Indies) is an American diplomat. From 2010 to 2013 she was the Representative of the United States to the European Office of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.

Education[edit]

King received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Windsor in Ontario, Canada. She later received a master's degree from Stony Brook University.[1][2]

Diplomatic posting[edit]

King was confirmed as Permanent Representative (with the rank of Ambassador) to the UN in Geneva by the United States Senate on February 12, 2010 and was sworn in on February 18.[1][3] She arrived in Geneva in March 2010, thirteen months after the last ambassador left.[4] She served in that post until late 2013.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Betty E. King Confirmed as U.S. Ambassador to the UN in Geneva". United States Mission to the United Nations and other International Organisations in Geneva. Retrieved 4 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF THE UNITED STATES PRESENTS CREDENTIALS TO DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF UNOG". The United Nations Office at Geneva. Retrieved 4 May 2010. 
  3. ^ "LIST OF CHIEFS OF MISSION as of April 6, 2010" (PDF). United States State Department. Retrieved 4 May 2010. 
  4. ^ "Betty E. King, U.S. Ambassador To U.N. In Geneva, Arrives After 13 Months Without An Envoy". Huffington Post. 3 March 2010. Retrieved 4 May 2010. 
  5. ^ "Betty E. King, Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva". geneva.usmission.gov. Permanent Mission of the United States of America to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva. Retrieved October 13, 2016. 

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