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Public Papers - 1990 - February

Nomination of Jonathan Moore To Be the United States Representative at the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations

1990-02-09

The President today announced his intention to nominate Jonathan Moore to be the Representative of the United States of America on the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, with the rank of Ambassador. He would succeed Lester B. Korn.

Since 1989 Mr. Moore has been Alternate Representative of the United States for Special Political Affairs in the United Nations, with the rank of Ambassador. Prior to this, he was the United States Coordinator for Refugee Affairs and Ambassador-at-Large and Director for Refugee Programs, 1986 - 1989. He has served as director of the Institute of Politics and lecturer in public policy at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government, 1974 - 1986. In addition, he has served as Associate Attorney General at the Department of Justice, 1973; and counselor at the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1970 - 1973. He was Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, 1969 - 1970; executive assistant to the Under Secretary of State, 1969; special assistant to the Assistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Affairs, 1964 - 1966; and special assistant to the Deputy Assistant Secretary and to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Affairs, 1963 - 1964.

Mr. Moore graduated from Dartmouth College (A.B., 1954) and Harvard University (M.P.A., 1957). He was born September 10, 1932, in New York City. He is married, has four children, and resides in Washington, DC.

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