Filloreta Kodra is Permanent Representative of Albania to the United Nations Office at Geneva since December 2012.
Prior to her appointment to Geneva, Ms. Kodra had been serving as Deputy Minister of Labour, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities since 2009. She was Vice Chairperson of the Socialist Movement for Integration Party from 2005 to 2009. Concurrently, in 2006, she was President of the Institute for Studies on Good Governance and Sustainable Development. Ms. Kodra served as Minister Councellor at the Permanent Mission of Albania to the United Nations Office at Geneva in 2003 and 2004.
Ms. Kodra was Director of the Department of Public Administration at the Council of Ministers of Albania from 1998 to 2003. She worked at the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs from 1993 to 1998, first as a senior expert in salaries and then as Director of the Directorate for Social Policies. She worked at the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Finance as an expert dealing with statistics and economic issues from 1982 to 1992, and concurrently was a part-time lecturer at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Tirana. Ms. Kodra has worked in the areas of public administration reform and tripartite relations since 1992 and has made great contributions to Albania’s public administration reform and salary reform of the administration.Ms. Kodra has a degree from the Faculty of Economics of the University of Tirana in political economy and has attended a number of training courses. She has a series of publications and is working on her PhD on the public administration reform in Albania. She was born in 1954 and is married with two daughters.
Juan Esteban Aguirre Martinez is Permanent Representative of Paraguay to the United Nations Office at Geneva since September 2012.
Mukhtar Tileuberdi is Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the United Nations Office at Geneva since August 2009.Prior to his appointment, Mr. Tileuberdi had been serving as Kazakhstan’s Ambassador to the Swiss Confederation and as Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the United Nations Office at Geneva, since July 2008. From 2004 to 2008, he was Kazakhstan’s Ambassador to Malaysia, and from 2005 to 2008, he was Kazakhstan’s Ambassador to Indonesia, Brunei Darussalam and the Philippines concurrently. He was Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan from 2003 to 2004.A career diplomat, Mr. Tileuberdi has served as Counsellor at Kazakhstan’s Embassy in Israel from 2001 to 2003; and Third Secretary and then Second Secretary at the Embassy of Kazakhstan to the Republic of Korea from 1996 to 1999. He has also held other posts at the Ministry. He worked at Kazakh State University from 1990 to 1993, first as a junior member of the research staff of the Chair of Philosophy and History, and then as Assistant to the Chair of Chinese Philology.
Mr. Tileuberdi has degrees from Kazakh State University in Almaty (1990); the Institute of Asia and Africa by Moscow State University (1992); and the University of Jensey in Seoul, Republic of Korea (1994). He was born on 30 June, 1968 in South Kazakhstan Region. He is married with two children.
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