Rondeau appointed France permanent representative to UNESCO

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has appointed Daniel Rondeau as permanent representative of France at UNESCO.

Senior diplomatic sources have told MaltaToday that Rondeau will be relinquishing his post as French ambassador to Malta at the end of the month.

Born in May 1948, Daniel Rondeau established himself as a novelist, and also managed the cultural pages of the French daily ‘Libération’, and in 1985 was appointed special reporter for weekly ‘Nouvel Observateur’.

From 1998 and 2007, Rondeau  became an editorialist for the French weekly ‘L’Express’..
Ambassador Rondeau is an ‘Officier des arts et lettres’, a distinction conferred by France on people who have excelled by their creativity in the field of art or literature.   

He is also a ‘Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur’, the highest distinction that can be conferred in France on a French citizen. 

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