Indra Mani Pandey is India’s new Permanent Representative to UN

On July 1, 2020, diplomat Indra Mani Pandey was appointed as India’s next permanent representative to the United Nations.


Indra Mani Pandey is a 1990 Indian Foreign Officer and is currently serving as an additional secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs. He has so far served in Indian missions in Cairo, Islamabad, Kabul, Muscat and Geneva. He has also served in International security division and disarmament division of External Affairs ministry.

Permanent Representatives of UN

The permanent representative of the United Nations is the head of diplomatic mission to UN. These representatives are accredited to the international organization and not to the heads of the states or government. They are also called UN ambassadors

Goodwill Ambassadors

Goodwill Ambassadors are usually celebrity advocates and are seldom associated with UNESCO. They use their fame and talents to spread the ideals of the organization.


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