Lê Lương Minh
Lê Lương Minh
|13th Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations|
1 January 2013 – 31 December 2017
|Preceded by||Surin Pitsuwan|
|Succeeded by||Lim Jock Hoi|
|Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations|
January 2004 – June 2011
|Preceded by||Nguyen Thanh Chau|
|Succeeded by||Le Hoai Trung|
|Born||1 September 1952|
Thanh Hóa, Vietnam
|Political party||Communist Party|
|Alma mater||Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam|
Jawaharlal Nehru University
Lê Lương Minh (born 1 September 1952) is a Vietnamese politician, diplomat and the former Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Lê Lương Minh is a member of the Communist Party of Vietnam.
In 1975, he began his career in Vietnam's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He was appointed Deputy Director-General for International Organisations in 1993. In 1995, he was appointed as Ambassador – Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office and Other International Organisations in Geneva. In 1997, he was appointed as Ambassador – Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations at Headquarters. Since February 17, 2004, he has been Vietnam's ambassador to the United Nations in New York City. He held this office from 1995 to 1997 for the UN institutions in Geneva and as a deputy in New York City from 1997 to 1999. He was the President of the United Nations Security Council in July 2008 and October 2009. He was nominated ASEAN Secretary-General by the government of Vietnam, a post which he took over on January 1, 2013. The ASEAN leaders endorsed him as ASEAN Secretary-General for 2013–2017 in a ceremony at the bloc's headquarter in Jakarta on January 7, 2013.
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