Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Republic of South Sudan

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Ambassador Cecilia A.M. Adeng Assumes Role as South Sudan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations

Date: February 13, 2024

In a significant diplomatic milestone, Ambassador Cecilia A.M. Adeng of the Republic of South Sudan presented her credentials today to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres. This ceremonial act officially marks the commencement of her role as South Sudan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations.

Ambassador Adeng, an experienced diplomat, brings a wealth of knowledge and a strong commitment to advancing the interests of South Sudan within the United Nations framework. Her appointment as Permanent Representative positions her as a key figure in fostering dialogue, promoting cooperation, and addressing global challenges.

Ambassador Adeng’s appointment as the Permanent Representative highlights the importance South Sudan places on engaging with the international community.

During the presentation of her credentials, Ambassador Adeng expressed South Sudan’s dedication to positively contributing to global affairs and upholding the principles of the United Nations Charter.

As the Permanent Representative, Ambassador Adeng will represent South Sudan’s interests, participate in committees and forums, and engage in diplomatic negotiations on pressing global issues. Her tenure is expected to involve active involvement in discussions related to peace and security, development, human rights, and other critical matters that affect South Sudan and the wider world.

Moreover, Ambassador Adeng’s appointment as a woman in this esteemed diplomatic role underscores the growing diversity and inclusion within diplomatic circles. Her presence reflects not only her individual capabilities but also the evolving landscape of diplomatic representation.

Ambassador Adeng’s role at the United Nations provides a platform for her to advocate for international support, resources, and collaboration to address these pressing issues.

Her contributions will play a crucial role in shaping South Sudan’s engagement on the world stage.

In conclusion, Ambassador Cecilia A.M. Adeng’s presentation of credentials symbolizes a new chapter for the Republic of South Sudan at the United Nations. It represents the aspirations and commitment of South Sudan seeking to make its mark in the international arena through diplomacy, cooperation, and active participation in addressing global challenges.