François Delattre

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François Delattre
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President of the United Nations Security Council
In office
1 March 2019 – 31 March 2019
Secretary-GeneralAntónio Guterres
Preceded byAnatolio Ndong Mba
Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
Succeeded byChristoph Heusgen
Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations
Assumed office
15 July 2014
PresidentFrançois Hollande
Emmanuel Macron
Secretary-GeneralBan Ki-moon
António Guterres
Preceded byGérard Araud
Ambassador of France to the United States
In office
PresidentNicolas Sarkozy
François Hollande
Preceded byPierre Vimont
Succeeded byGérard Araud
Ambassador of France to Canada
In office
Personal details
Born (1963-11-15) 15 November 1963 (age 55)
Saint-Marcellin, France
ResidenceNew York City
Alma materSciences Po, ÉNA

François Delattre (born 15 November 1963)[1] is the Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations in New York and head of France's UN mission since 2014. He was appointed to this position by French president François Hollande on 12 June 2014 with effect from 15 July 2014.[2] He was the Ambassador of France to the United States until 14 June 2014, an appointment made in February 2011 by President Nicolas Sarkozy.

He is appointed Secretary General of the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, where he will serve as of 1 July 2019.[3]


Delattre graduated from Sciences Po in Paris in 1984 and the École nationale d'administration with a degree in international law in 1989.

Delattre joined the French Foreign Ministry in 1989, he served at the French embassy to Germany, and in the Department of Strategic Affairs and Disarmament.[4] Delattre was Press and Communications Director at the French Embassy in Washington, D.C., from 1998 to 2002; Deputy Director of the French Foreign Minister's Office from 2002 to 2004; French Consul General in New York City from 2004 to 2008; and Ambassador of France to Canada from 2008 to 2011.[5][6][7]

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  1. ^ "French ambassador highlights ties with Florida". The Miami Herald. December 11, 2011.
  2. ^ "Décret du 12 juin 2014 portant nomination d'un ambassadeur, représentant permanent de la France au Conseil de sécurité et chef de la mission permanente française près les Nations unies à New York - M. DELATTRE (François)". Legifrance. 15 June 2014.
  3. ^ Morning, French (7 November 2016). "Accueil". French Morning.
  4. ^ "His Excellency Mr. François Delattre - Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs".
  5. ^ "Alliance Program".
  6. ^ "Mr. François Delattre, Ambassador of France in Canada". Consulat général de France à Toronto.
  7. ^ "La France au Canada/France in Canada".
  8. ^ Advisory Board Columbia University, European Institute.
  9. ^ Honorary Trustees United Nations International School (UNIS).

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