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Silvio Gonzato is currently Ambassador, Deputy Head of Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations. He was previously Director for Strategic Communications, Parliamentary and Legal Affairs at the European External Action Service (EEAS).

A European Union permanent official since 1988, Mr. Gonzato previously served as Head of the Secretariat of the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs. He has spent most of his career (thirteen years) working in different Committee Secretariats, covering both internal and external policies. His responsibilities involved advising the Chair of the Committee on Foreign Affairs regarding the organization of the activities of the Committee, contacts with other EU institutions, relations with the European External Action Service, and contacts with diplomatic missions in Brussels.

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