Ambassador's CV

Laetitia van den Assum
Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Court of St. James's

October 2012          United Kingdom, ambassador

2011  - Aug 2012     Mexico City, ambassador to Mexico and Belize

2006 – 2011             Nairobi, ambassador to Kenya, Seychelles and Somalia

2005 – 2006            Geneva, special advisor to UNAIDS

2004 – 2005            The Hague, special ambassador for global HIV/AIDS issues

2000 – 2004            Pretoria, ambassador to South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland

1995 – 2000            Bangkok, ambassador to Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and
                                Burma/Myanmar

1992 – 1995            The Hague, director for International Organizations

1988 – 1992            Dar es Salaam, Representative of UNICEF for Tanzania and
                                Seychelles

1977 – 1987           The Hague, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, various positions related to 
                               UN affairs, population and gender

1975 – 1977           The Hague, legal advisor,  Netherlands Organization for 
                               Development Cooperation


Education
University of Amsterdam              1974  Law degree
Columbia University, New York    1975  Master of Laws