Kelley Eckels Currie
Kelley Eckels Currie
|Acting United States Deputy Ambassador to the United Nations|
February 21, 2018 – June 8, 2018
|Preceded by||Michele J. Sison|
|Succeeded by||Jonathan Cohen|
|Representative to the United Nations Economic and Social Council|
August 2017 – February 18, 2019
|Education||University of Georgia |
Kelley Eckels Currie is an American lawyer and government official who currently serves as the Representative to the United Nations Economic and Social Council. She served as the Acting Deputy Representative of the U.S. to the U.N., after it was vacated by Michele Sison. Prior to assuming her current role, she was a senior fellow with the Project 2049 Institute, a think tank focused on security issues and public policy in Central-Asia and the Asia-Pacific region. She previously held senior public policy positions with the United States Department of State and several international and non-governmental human rights and humanitarian organizations. Currie also served as foreign operations appropriations associate and staff director of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus for Representative John Porter.
In March 2019, it was announced that Currie would be nominated as the next Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues and representative of the United States on the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.
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