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Ambassador Bénédicte Frankinet

Ambassador B. Frankinet

 

Born 23 July 1951

Degrees in Political Science, Social Science and Journalism (Free University of Brussels)

1979-1983:  Attaché, Embassy of Belgium in Brasilia

1983-1988:  First Secretary, Permanent Representation of Belgium to the United Nations, New York

1988-1992:  First Secretary, Permanent Representation of Belgium to the European Communities, Brussels

1992-1994:  Adviser, Private Office Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Brussels

1994-1999:  Counselor, then Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Belgium in Paris

1999-2003:  Ambassador of Belgium to Zimbabwe, also accredited in Mozambique, Malawi and Zambia

2003-2008:  Director United Nations, Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Brussels

2008-2012:  Ambassador of Belgium to Israel

Married, two children