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* U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka Michele Sison nominated to UN Security Council
Wed, Jul 9, 2014, 05:48 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 09, Washington, DC: President of the United States, Barack Obama Tuesday announced his intent to nominate the U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives to represent the U.S. in the United Nations Security Council .

The Whitehouse announced that the President Obama intends to nominate Ambassador Michele Jeanne Sison as the Deputy Representative of the United States to the United Nations, with the rank of Ambassador, and Deputy Representative of the United States in the Security Council of the United Nations.

Ambassador Michele Jeanne Sison, a career member of the Foreign Service, Class of Career-Minister, is the U.S. Ambassador to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and the Republic of Maldives, a position she has held since 2012.

From 2011 to 2012, Ambassador Sison was Assistant Chief of Mission in Baghdad, Iraq. From 2008 to 2010, Ambassador Sison served as Ambassador to the Republic of Lebanon, and from 2004 to 2008, as Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates. Ambassador Sison served as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of South Asian Affairs at the Department of State from 2002 to 2004. Ambassador Sison previously served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan; Consul General in Chennai, India; Consul General in Douala, Cameroon; and Director of Career Development and Assignments in the Bureau of Human Resources at the Department of State. She also held positions at the U.S. Embassies in Côte d'Ivoire, Benin, Togo, and Haiti. Ambassador Sison received a B.A. from Wellesley College.

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