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18
Sep
2019
New York
UN Church Center - 10th floor
777 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY  10017
United States of America


International Breakfast - Sep 18
Our featured speaker will be: Nedialko Kostov. His topic will be: "Blue Helmets." He currently serves as Special Assistant in the Department of Peacekeeping Operations at the UN Secretariat in New York.
Meetings take place at the UN Church Center, 1st Ave/44th St., 10th floor


About Nedialko Kostov

Mr. Nedialko Kostov joined the peacekeeping operations of the United Nations in 1999. He has since served as Political Affairs Officer and/or Special assistant to the Head of mission in Western Sahara, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Chad and Haiti. In 1998, he served as electoral supervisor in the mission of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Mr. Kostov is currently serving as Special Assistant to the Assistant-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations at the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) in the United Nations Secretariat in New York. In his current position, he support and advises the Assistant-Secretary-General in the management of the Office of Operations of DPKO as well as the 16 peacekeeping operations overseen by the Department. At the United Nations’ Headquarters in New York, Mr. Kostov has also served as policy officer for the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations and desk officer for Chad and Northeastern Central African Republic.

Nedialko Kostov was born in 1974 in Bulgaria and has studied in Bulgaria, France, Tunisia and the United Kingdom. He speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian and Bulgarian, and has limited knowledge of Arabic, German and Haitian Creole.

 




 


 
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