Obama nominates Sison to top UN Security Council post

9 July 2014 02:14 am - 15     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


US President Barack Obama has decided to nominate US Ambassador to Sri Lanka  Michele Sison as the Deputy Representative of the US in the UN Security Council.

Issuing a statement the Whitehouse announced that the President Obama intends to nominate Ambassador Michele Jeanne Sison as the Deputy Representative of the United States to the United Nations, with the rank of Ambassador, and Deputy Representative of the United States in the Security Council of the United Nations.

It also stated:Ambassador Michele Jeanne Sison, a career member of the Foreign Service, Class of Career-Minister, is the U.S. Ambassador to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and the Republic of Maldives, a position she has held since 2012.

From 2011 to 2012, Ambassador Sison was Assistant Chief of Mission in Baghdad, Iraq. From 2008 to 2010, Ambassador Sison served as Ambassador to the Republic of Lebanon, and from 2004 to 2008, as Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates. Ambassador Sison served as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of South Asian Affairs at the Department of State from 2002 to 2004. Ambassador Sison previously served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan; Consul General in Chennai, India; Consul General in Douala, Cameroon; and Director of Career Development and Assignments in the Bureau of Human Resources at the Department of State. She also held positions at the U.S. Embassies in Côte d'Ivoire, Benin, Togo, and Haiti. Ambassador Sison received a B.A. from Wellesley College.

  Comments - 15

  • MANITHAN Wednesday, 09 July 2014 01:03 PM


    Senna Thursday, 10 July 2014 03:38 PM

    Thank God , She is leaving SL. Otherwise SL will be another Lebanon.

    Suq Madique Wednesday, 09 July 2014 02:20 AM

    Being rewarded for bashing SL at his bidding?

    lankan Thursday, 10 July 2014 02:46 AM

    All the countries have carrier diplomats in our country only we have kerry diplomats via DM Android App

    ram Wednesday, 09 July 2014 02:42 AM

    wow great this what we expected

    zuh Wednesday, 09 July 2014 08:23 AM

    hmm katada adambara via DM Android App

    Saman Thursday, 10 July 2014 12:49 AM

    Real Democracy is at work.

    Banda Wednesday, 09 July 2014 03:05 AM

    Americawata paw kiyala hithenawa loku jobs walta Dana gana dakkama. Not at all well educated scholars who are fit for those positions.

    CROW Wednesday, 09 July 2014 03:30 AM


    Kas Wednesday, 09 July 2014 09:01 AM

    Thank you Obama. Please leave this country without converting SL to another Libya. via DM Android App

    meera Wednesday, 09 July 2014 03:35 AM


    If our King requires to go to UN Security council, a well-known person would be there to look after him proper way

    keith Wednesday, 09 July 2014 12:09 PM

    well well i see ur rewarded for all the hard work that u have done in sri-lanka via DM Android App

    Gamarala Thursday, 10 July 2014 06:50 AM

    Good Riddance!

    gihan Wednesday, 09 July 2014 04:12 AM

    she seems to be a career diplomat as our ambassoders..

    Diplomut Wednesday, 09 July 2014 09:48 AM

    Another Navin Pillai in the making. via DM iPad app

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