Permanent Representative of Andorra to the UN
CURRICULUM VITAE AND DIPLOMATIC CAREER
Juli F. Minoves-Triquell, the new Permanent Representative of the Principality of Andorra to the United Nations, presented hiscredentials today Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali. Mr. Minoves-Triquell has been acting as his country's Permanent Representative since his appointment as Deputy Permanent Representative and Charge d'affaires on 30 May 1994. He was named counsellor in charge of the permanent mission in October 1993.
Mr. Minoves-Triquell was the first recruited Andorran diplomat and was in charge of setting up Andorra's permanent mission to the United Nations following the Principality's entry into the Organization in July 1993. While serving as acting Permanent Representative of Andorra to the United Nations, Mr. Minoves-Triquell also served as: Chairman of the Western European and Other States at the United Nations in June 1994; Vice-President of the United Nations/Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Pledging Conference for the World Food Programme held in New York in November 1994; and President of the Vinci Group, an informal group of economic and social issues at the United Nations, from March to April 1995. He represented Andorra at the World Summit on Social Development in Copen- hagen in March 1995 as alternate head of delegation, and served as Special Plenipotentiary Representative of the Andorran Government and conductor of bilateral negotiations to establish diplomatic relations with Portugal, Mexico, Iceland, New Zealand, Malta Paraguay, Bolivia, Nicaragua, Cyprus,Marshall Islands and Austria from 1994 to 1995.
Mr. Minoves-Triquell is the author of a novel and a collection of short stories, for each of which he received a literary award. He has also written for the weekly magazine, Andorra 7. In 1989, he received the distinction award on economic sciences for an economic study on the possibilities of financing for the Andorran public sector. He received a similar distinction award in journalism in 1986 for his article entitled "Andorra and Today's Youth." Mr. Minoves-Triquell received a Master of Arts in Political Science and Master of Philosphy in Political Science (Comparative Politics, Political Philosophy and Political Economy) from Yale University in 1993. He also received the Spanish State Diploma Music and Piano from the conservatory of the Liceu of Barcelona in 1986. He speaks Catalan,French, Spanish, English and Italian with a good knowledge of German and Portuguese.
Mr. Minoves-Triquell was born on 15 August 1969 in Andorra la Vella, Address: Two United Nations Plaza, 25th floor, New York, N.Y. 10017. Telephone (212) 750-8064, Fax: (212) 750-6630-8065 National Holiday: 8 September.