HE Ambassador (Dr) Sea Kosal C. Dipl
Permanent Representative of the Royal Government of Cambodia to the UN
Ambassador Sea Kosal, a Distinguished Fellow of Association of Certified Commercial Diplomats, is Permanent Representative of the Royal Government of Cambodia to the United Nations.
Dr. Kosal began his career in Cambodia's Ministry for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation as a legal adviser in 1993. From 1994 to 1998, he was Chief of Bureau of Treaties and Legal Affairs; Deputy Director of the Legal and Consular Department in 1999; Director of the Legal and Consular Department from 1999 until 2000; and, finally, Director of Cabinet of the Senior Minister in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, as well as Inspector General in the Ministry from 2001 until 2003.
From 2003 to 2005, he was Minister Counsellor and Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of Cambodia to the United States, in Washington, D.C. Dr Sea Kosal served as Deputy Permanent Representative from July 2005 and from December 2006 and Prior to his appointment, Dr Kosal served as Ambassador and Chargé d'Affaires ad interim at the Royal Government of Cambodia's Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York.
From 1993 to 1999, Dr. Kosal was also lecturer in International Law at the Faculty of Law and Economics and the Royal School of Administration, both in Phnom Penh.
His Excellency obtained his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in law, in 1988 and 1989 respectively, at the Karl Marx University in the German Democratic Republic. He obtained his Doctorate degree in Law at the University of Leipzig, Federal Republic of Germany.
Born on 4 November 1965 in Battambang, Cambodia, Mr. Komal is married with three children.
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