Denis Dangue Réwaka

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Denis Dangue Réwaka is a Gabonese diplomat who was the Permanent Representative of Gabon to the United Nations from 1988 to 2008.

Dangue Réwaka became Second Counsellor at Gabon's Embassy to Belgium in January 1970.[1] He was subsequently Gabon's Ambassador to the Philippines for a time[2] before becoming its Permanent Representative to the UN on October 11, 1988.[3] He served as President of the United Nations Security Council in February 1998 and May 1999,[4] and he also served for a time as Chairman of the Credentials Committee.[5]

After nearly 20 years at the UN, Dangue Réwaka was replaced by Emmanuel Issoze-Ngondet, who presented his credentials as Permanent Representative on 25 August 2008.[6]


  1. ^ Les Élites africaines (1972), page 108 (in French).
  2. ^ The Fookien Times Philippines Yearbook (1984), pages 18 and 82.
  3. ^ "List of Permanent Representatives and Observers to the United Nations in New York" Archived June 24, 2008, at the Wayback Machine., June 13, 2008 (accessed June 16, 2008).
  4. ^ "Presidents of the Security Council : 1990-1999" Archived October 18, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.,
  5. ^ "Credentials Committee recommends acceptance by Assembly's Special Session of credentials of 183 states", United Nations Press Release, GA/9269, ENV/DEV/435, June 25, 1997.
  6. ^ "New Permanent Representative of Gabon Presents Credentials", UN Press Release, BIO/4013, 25 August 2008.