|Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of People's Republic of China|
17 November 2010
|Permanent Representative and Ambassador of China to the United Nations|
4 March 2010 – 23 August 2013
|Preceded by||Zhang Yesui|
|Succeeded by||Liu Jieyi|
|Chinese Ambassador to the United Nations Office at Geneva|
|Chinese Ambassador to Zambia|
April 1, 1955 |
|Political party||Communist Party of China|
|Alma mater||Beijing Foreign Studies University
Johns Hopkins University
Li Baodong (Simplified 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.
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. 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. During the months of March 2011 and June 2012, Li was the President of the United Nations Security Council.
He is married and has a son.
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- "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.
- "Security Council Press Statement on Côte d'Ivoire". Un.org. 2011-03-03. Retrieved 2012-10-13.
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|Permanent Representative and Ambassador of China to the United Nations
2010 – 2013