Jean-Maurice Ripert

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Jean-Maurice Ripert
Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations
In office
President Nicolas Sarkozy
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
Preceded by Jean-Marc de La Sablière
Succeeded by Gérard Araud
Ambassador of France to Russia
Assumed office
31 October 2013
President François Hollande
Preceded by Jean de Gliniasty
Personal details
Born (1953-06-22) 22 June 1953 (age 64)
Nationality French
Residence Moscow, Russia
Alma mater Sciences Po, ÉNA
Profession Diplomat

Jean-Maurice Ripert (born 22 June 1953) is a French diplomat. From 2013 to 2017 was the Ambassador of France to the Russian Federation.He is the current ambassador of France to China.

From 2009 to 2011, Ripert was the UN's Special Envoy for Assistance to Pakistan. Prior to this, from 2007 to 2009, Ripert was the Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations in New York. In that capacity, he was the President of the United Nations Security Council in September 2007 and in January 2009. Ripert was France's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva from 2005 to 2007.

Ripert was France's ambassador to Greece from 2000 to 2003.

In 2011 he was selected for the role of Ambassador of the European Union to Turkey, followed by his present position.