Li Baodong

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Li Baodong
李保东
Li Baodong - 2016.jpg
Li Baodong in 2016.
Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of People's Republic of China
Assumed office
17 November 2010
Permanent Representative and Ambassador of China to the United Nations
In office
4 March 2010 – 23 August 2013
Preceded byZhang Yesui
Succeeded byLiu Jieyi
Chinese Ambassador to the United Nations Office at Geneva
In office
2006–2009
Chinese Ambassador to Zambia
In office
2005–2006
Personal details
Born (1955-04-01) April 1, 1955 (age 64)
Beijing, China
NationalityChinese
Political partyCommunist Party of China
Alma materBeijing Foreign Studies University
Johns Hopkins University

Li Baodong (Chinese: 李保东; born April 1955) is a Chinese diplomat who served as the Permanent Representative of the People's Republic of China to the United Nations from 2010 to 2013. He was later succeeded by Liu Jieyi.

Biography[edit]

Li was born in April 1955 and is a native of Beijing. He completed his studies at the Beijing Foreign Studies University and Johns Hopkins University.[1] After graduating from university, Li entered diplomatic service and assumed various posts in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. From 2005 to 2007, he served as Ambassador to Zambia. In 2007, Li was appointed as Permanent Representative of the People's Republic of China to the United Nations Office at Geneva and Other International Organizations in Switzerland. In 2010, he was appointed China's Permanent Representative to the United Nations replacing Zhang Yesui.[2] During the months of March 2011 and June 2012, Li was the President of the United Nations Security Council.[3] He is married and has a son.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Permanent Representative of China Presents Credentials". Un.org. 2010-03-04. Retrieved 2012-10-13.
  2. ^ "Ambassador Li Baodong, Permanent Representative of China to the United Nations, Presents His Credentials to the Secretary-General of the United Nations". Mfa.gov.cn. 2010-03-04. Retrieved 2012-10-13.
  3. ^ "Security Council Press Statement on Côte d'Ivoire". Un.org. 2011-03-03. Retrieved 2012-10-13.
  4. ^ [1][dead link]
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Zhang Yesui
Permanent Representative and Ambassador of China to the United Nations
2010–2013
Succeeded by
Liu Jieyi