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MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS PRESS STATEMENT

The Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Mdm Nadia Ibrahim Kafafi; the Ambassador of the Republic of Italy, Dr Guido Scalici; the Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia, Dr Johan Syahperi Saleh; the Ambassador of the Republic of Chile, Mr Juan Antonio Martabit Scaff; and the Head of the Delegation of the European Commission to Singapore, Mr Sabato Della Monica; presented their Credentials to President S R Nathan in separate ceremonies at the Istana today.

Mdm Nadia Ibrahim Kafafi succeeds Mr Mohamed Minessy. Dr Guido Scalici succeeds Dr Giuseppe Marchini Camia. Dr Johan Syahperi Saleh succeeds Lt Gen Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan. Mr Juan Antonio Martabit Scaff succeeds Mr Carlos Tudela Aroca. Mr Sabato Della Monica succeeds Mr Klauspeter Schmallenbach.

The curricula vitae of Mdm Nadia Ibrahim Kafafi, Dr Guido Scalici, Dr Johan Syahperi Saleh, Mr Juan Antonio Martabit Scaff and Mr Sabato Della Monica are attached.

. . . . .

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

9 OCTOBER 2000

 

MDM NADIA IBRAHIM KAFAFI

AMBASSADOR-DESIGNATE TO SINGAPORE

ARAB REPUBLIC OF EGYPT

BORN:

28 May 1953

 

AGE:

47

 

MARITAL

STATUS:

Married

Has two sons

 

EDUCATION:

Bachelor in Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, 1974

   
   

CAREER:

 

Consul at the Consulate-General of Egypt in Istanbul, Turkey

     
 

Current

Minister Plenipotentiary, Egyptian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

     
 

Jul 2000

Ambassador-designate to Singapore

     
     

LANGUAGES:

English, French

   
   

 

 

. . . . .

09 October 2000

GUIDO SCALICI

AMBASSADOR-DESIGNATE TO SINGAPORE

ITALIAN REPUBLIC

BORN:

5 November 1946, Catania, Italy

   
   

AGE:

53

   
   

EDUCATION:

Degree in Political Science, University of Catania, 1969

   
   

CAREER:

Mar 1971

Joined the Diplomatic Service

     
 

Apr-Oct

1971

Professional Formation Training Course, Institute for Diplomats, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

Oct 1971

Appointed to Office I, Protocol Directorate, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

Feb 1974

Second Secretary, Embassy of Italy in La Valletta, Malta

     
 

Sep 1975

Promoted to First Secretary

     
 

Jan 1977

Consul in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

     
 

May 1979

First Secretary, Embassy of Italy in Baghdad, Iraq

     
 

Jan 1980

Confirmed with the duties of Counsellor

     
 

Jun 1982-

Jun 1983

Professional Superior Information Training Course, Institute for Diplomats, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

Jul 1983

Head of the Secretariat of the Director-General, Economic Affairs Directorate, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     

CAREER:

(cont'd)

May 1984

Appointed to Office VIII of the Director-General, Economic Affairs Directorate, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

Sep 1986

Consul-General in Sydney, Australia

     
 

Oct 1989

Promoted to Counsellor

     
 

May 1991

First Counsellor, Immigration and Social Affairs, Embassy of Italy in Caracas, Venezuela

     
 

Sep 1994

Appointed to Office XV, Directorate of Cooperation for Development (DGCS), Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

May 1995

Head, Centre for Information Services, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

May 1998

Head, Centre for Cipher and Telecommunications, and in charge of the regency of the Centre for Information Services, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

Jan 2000

Head, Service for Information Services, Communications and Cipher, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

Jun 2000

Promoted to Minister Plenipotentiary

     
     

AWARDS/

Distinction of Knight in the Order of Merit of the Italian

DECORATIONS:

Republic

. . . . .

July 2000

Dr. JOHAN SYAHPERI SALEH

AMBASSADOR-DESIGNATE TO SINGAPORE

REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA

BORN:

19 May 1947, Lampung

   
   

AGE:

53

   
   

MARITAL

Married

STATUS:

 
   
   

RELIGION:

Islam

   
   

EDUCATION:

 
     
 

1972

Diploma in Law, Majoring in International Law, Parahyangan Catholic University, Bandung, West Java

     
 

1974-75

Basic/Elementary Training for Foreign Officers (SEKDILU Dasar) Batch II, Department of Foreign Affairs

     
 

1976

Master in International and Comparative Law (LL.M), with specialisation in International Economic Law, Vrije Universiteit (Free University of Brussels) Brussels, Belgium

     
 

1979-80

Participated in several courses organised by the International Trade Centre (ITC), the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), Germany and Geneva

     
 

1983

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in International Economic Law, Vrije Universiteit (Free University of Brussels), Brussels, Belgium

     
 

1986-87

Mid-Career Training for Foreign Officers (SESDILU Madya) Batch IX, Department of Foreign Affairs)

     
 

1992-93

Advanced Training for Senior Foreign Officers (SESPARLU) Batch XV, Department of Foreign Affairs

   
   

CAREER:

1973

Joined the Department of Foreign Affairs

     
 

1978-83

Head of Economic Sub Section/Second Secretary, Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia, Germany

     
 

1983-84

Directorate for Multilateral Economic Cooperation, Department of Foreign Affairs, Jakarta

     
 

1984-87

Head of Sub-Directorate for International Commodity, Food and Agriculture, Directorate for Multilateral Economic Cooperation, Department of Foreign Affairs

     
 

1987-88

Head of Sub-Directorate for Energy, Directorate for Economic Relations between Developing Countries, Department of Foreign Affairs

     
 

1988-90

Head of Economic Section/Counsellor, Consulate-General of the Republic of Indonesia, Los Angeles, USA

     
 

1990-92

Head of Economic Section I/ Minister Counsellor, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Indonesia to the United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

     
 

1992-95

Head of Economic Bureau, Directorate General of ASEAN, Indonesian National Secretariat, Department of Foreign Affairs

     
 

1995-97

Deputy Chief of Mission/Minister, Mission of the Republic of Indonesia to the European Communities, Brussels, Belgium

     
 

1997-98

Head/Director General, Research and Development Agency, Department of Foreign Affairs

     
 

1998-2000

Director General for Foreign Economic Relations, Department of Foreign Affairs

     
 

July 2000

Ambassador-designate to Singapore

   
   

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES/ ACTIVITIES:

1990

UN Meetings/ Conferences such as General Assembly, ECOSOC, and UNCTAD

     
 

1990-91

Preparatory Meeting on the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) VIII in Geneva, Switzerland and Pyongyang, North Korea and UNCTAD VIII in Cartagena, Columbia

     
 

1991

Summit Meeting of the Group of 15, Caracas, Venezuela

     
 

1990-92

Meetings on Restrictive Business Practices (RBPs) under UNCTAD, Geneva, Switzerland

     
 

1992

Acted as spokesman of the Asian Group on the issue of transfer of technology

     
 

1992

Preparatory Meeting on the UN Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Geneva and Earth Summit/UNCED, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

     
 

1992

UN Conference on Sugar (Negotiations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)) in Geneva, Switzerland

     
 

1993-

Leader for APEC Senior Official Meetings and ASEAN Senior Official Meetings, and SOM Leader at Ministerial Conferences and Summit Meetings

     
 

1998-

WTO Meetings and Conferences

     
   

Chaired various Senior Officials bilateral meetings and negotiations such as Joint Commissions with many countries

     
   

Conducted approaches to International Research Centers in Singapore, USA, Canada, and Japan, and initiated cooperation with Indonesian universities such as UNPAD, UNPAR, UGM, UI, UNDIP, UNAIR, UNHAS etc

     
     

MEMBERSHIPS IN ORGANISATIONS:

1966-67

Head of Presidium, Indonesian Student and Youth Movement, Cirebon

     
 

1969-70

Member, Student Senate of the Parahyangan University, Bandung

     
 

1969-71

Student Association of Cirebon, Bandung

     
 

1970-71

Student Representatives Assembly, Parahyangan University, Bandung

     
 

1971-72

Secretary General, Cooperative Body of Student Councils and Senates for the Bandung area

     
 

1985-88

President, Asian Youth Council

     
 

1984-87

Member, Youth Advisory Council for the Central Executive Board of the Indonesian Youth National Committee (DPP-KNPI)

     
 

1985-86

Member, Economic Working Group for the National Defense and Security Council (WANHAMKMNAS)

     
 

1985-88

Member, Working Group on Foreign Affairs, Foreign Affairs Department, Central Executive Board, GOLKAR

     
 

1994-98

Member, Working Group on Economic Affairs, Central Executive Board, GOLKAR

     
     

. . . . .

September 2000

JUAN ANTONIO MARTABIT SCAFF

AMBASSADOR-DESIGNATE TO SINGAPORE

REPUBLIC OF CHILE

BORN:

5 August 1947, Osorno, Chile

 

AGE:

52

 

MARITAL

STATUS:

Married to Maria Cecilia Borgono Serrano

Has four daughters

 

EDUCATION:

Faculty of Law, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

 

Institute of High International Studies, University of Paris, France

   
   

CAREER:

1972-1977

Third and Second Secretary at the Embassy of Chile in France

     
 

1978-1979

First Secretary, Department of Planning, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

1980-1982

Counsellor, Charge d�Affaires, Zaire

     
 

1983-1984

Consul General in London, UK

     
 

1985

Invited by "East-West Centre" as Diplomatic Resident, Honolulu, Hawaii

     
 

1986

Minister Counsellor, Deputy Director of the Department of Bilateral Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

1987-1990

Minister Counsellor, Embassy of Chile in Peru

     
 

1990-1993

Consul General in La Paz, Bolivia

     

CAREER:

(cont�d)

1992

Designated Ambassador of the Republic of Chile

     
 

Mar 1993

Ambassador of Chile in the Kingdom of Norway

     
 

Jun 1993

Ambassador in Iceland

     
 

1994

Director of the Americas Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

Nov 1997

Director General of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

Jul 1998

Ambassador of Chile in Brazil and Suriname

     
 

May 2000

Ambassador-designate to Singapore

     
     

CONFERENCES ATTENDED::

Member of the Chilean Delegation to the General Assembly of the United Nations, New York, 1970-1971

 

Coordinator of the II Summit of the Americas, hold in Santiago in April 1998, 1997

   
   

AWARDS:

"Order of Merit of France" in the rank of Officer

 

"Medalla al Merito Diplomatico", Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile

 

Order "Sol del Peru", in the rank of "Gran Cruz"

 

"Medalla a la Integracion Regional" of Bolivia, Instituto Internacional pata la Integracion del Convenio Andres Bello

 

"Aguila Azteca" in the rank of Banda, Mexico

 

"Orden de Rio Branco", in the rank of Gran Cruz, Brazil

 

"Orden Nacional del Merito", in the rank of Gran Cruz, Paraguay

 

"Orden del Libertador General don Jose de San Martin", in the rank of Gran Cruz, Argentina

 

"Orden Nacional al Merito", in the rank of Gran Cruz, Ecuador

AWARDS:

(cont�d)

"Orden Antonio Jose de Irisarri" in the rank of Gran Cruz, Guatemala

   
   
   

. . . . .

09 October 2000

SABATO DELLA MONICA

HEAD-DESIGNATE TO SINGAPORE

DELEGATION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION

BORN:

6 October 1943, Cetara, Italy

   
   

AGE:

56

   
   

MARITAL

Married

STATUS:

Has two children

   
   

EDUCATION:

High School Degree (Maturitá Technica) � Salerno (Italy)

   
 

Training European Commission, 1969

   
 

Doctor in Trade and Economics, University of Naples, 1970

   
   

CAREER:

Since 1971

Worked in the European Commission, fulfilling different tasks, in Brussels at the Directorate General for Development and at the Directorate General for External Relations, as well as abroad in the Popular Republic of Congo, in Tunisia and in Peru

     
 

Sep 1971-

Feb 1977

Technical Advisor to the Prime Minister and Minister for Planning of the Popular Republic of Congo

     
 

Apr 1983-

Feb 1998

Economic Advisor, then Chargé d'Affaires at the EC Delegation of Tunis

     
 

Mar 1991-

Nov 1996

Head of EC Delegation Peru (also accredited in Bolivia and to the Committee of the Cartagena Agreement)

     

 

CAREER:

(cont'd)

Dec 1996-

Aug 1997

Head of Unit for Central and Eastern Europe, and CIS (European Community

Humanitarian Office, ECHO 2)

     
 

Sep 1997 to date

Head of Unit for Latin America Asia Mediterranean Middle East (ECHO 3)

     
 

Nov 1999

Head-designate to Singapore

     

AWARDS/

DECORATIONS:

The Grand Cross of the Order of the Andean Condor � Bolivia

   
 

The Grand Cross of the Order of the Sun - Peru

   
   

LANGUAGES:

Speaks Italian (mother tongue), French, English, Spanish

. . . . .

September 1999

MDM NADIA IBRAHIM KAFAFI

AMBASSADOR-DESIGNATE TO SINGAPORE

ARAB REPUBLIC OF EGYPT

BORN:

28 May 1953

 

AGE:

47

 

MARITAL

STATUS:

Married

Has two sons

 

EDUCATION:

Bachelor in Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, 1974

   
   

CAREER:

 

Consul at the Consulate-General of Egypt in Istanbul, Turkey

     
 

Current

Minister Plenipotentiary, Egyptian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

     
 

Jul 2000

Ambassador-designate to Singapore

     
     

LANGUAGES:

English, French

   
   

. . . . .

09 October 2000

GUIDO SCALICI

AMBASSADOR-DESIGNATE TO SINGAPORE

ITALIAN REPUBLIC

BORN:

5 November 1946, Catania, Italy

   
   

AGE:

53

   
   

EDUCATION:

Degree in Political Science, University of Catania, 1969

   
   

CAREER:

Mar 1971

Joined the Diplomatic Service

     
 

Apr-Oct

1971

Professional Formation Training Course, Institute for Diplomats, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

Oct 1971

Appointed to Office I, Protocol Directorate, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

Feb 1974

Second Secretary, Embassy of Italy in La Valletta, Malta

     
 

Sep 1975

Promoted to First Secretary

     
 

Jan 1977

Consul in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

     
 

May 1979

First Secretary, Embassy of Italy in Baghdad, Iraq

     
 

Jan 1980

Confirmed with the duties of Counsellor

     
 

Jun 1982-

Jun 1983

Professional Superior Information Training Course, Institute for Diplomats, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

Jul 1983

Head of the Secretariat of the Director-General, Economic Affairs Directorate, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     

CAREER:

(cont'd)

May 1984

Appointed to Office VIII of the Director-General, Economic Affairs Directorate, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

Sep 1986

Consul-General in Sydney, Australia

     
 

Oct 1989

Promoted to Counsellor

     
 

May 1991

First Counsellor, Immigration and Social Affairs, Embassy of Italy in Caracas, Venezuela

     
 

Sep 1994

Appointed to Office XV, Directorate of Cooperation for Development (DGCS), Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

May 1995

Head, Centre for Information Services, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

May 1998

Head, Centre for Cipher and Telecommunications, and in charge of the regency of the Centre for Information Services, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

Jan 2000

Head, Service for Information Services, Communications and Cipher, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

Jun 2000

Promoted to Minister Plenipotentiary

     
     

AWARDS/

Distinction of Knight in the Order of Merit of the Italian

DECORATIONS:

Republic

. . . . .

July 2000

Dr. JOHAN SYAHPERI SALEH

AMBASSADOR-DESIGNATE TO SINGAPORE

REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA

BORN:

19 May 1947, Lampung

   
   

AGE:

53

   
   

MARITAL

Married

STATUS:

 
   
   

RELIGION:

Islam

   
   

EDUCATION:

 
     
 

1972

Diploma in Law, Majoring in International Law, Parahyangan Catholic University, Bandung, West Java

     
 

1974-75

Basic/Elementary Training for Foreign Officers (SEKDILU Dasar) Batch II, Department of Foreign Affairs

     
 

1976

Master in International and Comparative Law (LL.M), with specialisation in International Economic Law, Vrije Universiteit (Free University of Brussels) Brussels, Belgium

     
 

1979-80

Participated in several courses organised by the International Trade Centre (ITC), the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), Germany and Geneva

     
 

1983

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in International Economic Law, Vrije Universiteit (Free University of Brussels), Brussels, Belgium

     
 

1986-87

Mid-Career Training for Foreign Officers (SESDILU Madya) Batch IX, Department of Foreign Affairs)

     
 

1992-93

Advanced Training for Senior Foreign Officers (SESPARLU) Batch XV, Department of Foreign Affairs

   
   

CAREER:

1973

Joined the Department of Foreign Affairs

     
 

1978-83

Head of Economic Sub Section/Second Secretary, Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia, Germany

     
 

1983-84

Directorate for Multilateral Economic Cooperation, Department of Foreign Affairs, Jakarta

     
 

1984-87

Head of Sub-Directorate for International Commodity, Food and Agriculture, Directorate for Multilateral Economic Cooperation, Department of Foreign Affairs

     
 

1987-88

Head of Sub-Directorate for Energy, Directorate for Economic Relations between Developing Countries, Department of Foreign Affairs

     
 

1988-90

Head of Economic Section/Counsellor, Consulate-General of the Republic of Indonesia, Los Angeles, USA

     
 

1990-92

Head of Economic Section I/ Minister Counsellor, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Indonesia to the United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

     
 

1992-95

Head of Economic Bureau, Directorate General of ASEAN, Indonesian National Secretariat, Department of Foreign Affairs

     
 

1995-97

Deputy Chief of Mission/Minister, Mission of the Republic of Indonesia to the European Communities, Brussels, Belgium

     
 

1997-98

Head/Director General, Research and Development Agency, Department of Foreign Affairs

     
 

1998-2000

Director General for Foreign Economic Relations, Department of Foreign Affairs

     
 

July 2000

Ambassador-designate to Singapore

   
   

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES/ ACTIVITIES:

1990

UN Meetings/ Conferences such as General Assembly, ECOSOC, and UNCTAD

     
 

1990-91

Preparatory Meeting on the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) VIII in Geneva, Switzerland and Pyongyang, North Korea and UNCTAD VIII in Cartagena, Columbia

     
 

1991

Summit Meeting of the Group of 15, Caracas, Venezuela

     
 

1990-92

Meetings on Restrictive Business Practices (RBPs) under UNCTAD, Geneva, Switzerland

     
 

1992

Acted as spokesman of the Asian Group on the issue of transfer of technology

     
 

1992

Preparatory Meeting on the UN Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Geneva and Earth Summit/UNCED, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

     
 

1992

UN Conference on Sugar (Negotiations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)) in Geneva, Switzerland

     
 

1993-

Leader for APEC Senior Official Meetings and ASEAN Senior Official Meetings, and SOM Leader at Ministerial Conferences and Summit Meetings

     
 

1998-

WTO Meetings and Conferences

     
   

Chaired various Senior Officials bilateral meetings and negotiations such as Joint Commissions with many countries

     
   

Conducted approaches to International Research Centers in Singapore, USA, Canada, and Japan, and initiated cooperation with Indonesian universities such as UNPAD, UNPAR, UGM, UI, UNDIP, UNAIR, UNHAS etc

     
     

MEMBERSHIPS IN ORGANISATIONS:

1966-67

Head of Presidium, Indonesian Student and Youth Movement, Cirebon

     
 

1969-70

Member, Student Senate of the Parahyangan University, Bandung

     
 

1969-71

Student Association of Cirebon, Bandung

     
 

1970-71

Student Representatives Assembly, Parahyangan University, Bandung

     
 

1971-72

Secretary General, Cooperative Body of Student Councils and Senates for the Bandung area

     
 

1985-88

President, Asian Youth Council

     
 

1984-87

Member, Youth Advisory Council for the Central Executive Board of the Indonesian Youth National Committee (DPP-KNPI)

     
 

1985-86

Member, Economic Working Group for the National Defense and Security Council (WANHAMKMNAS)

     
 

1985-88

Member, Working Group on Foreign Affairs, Foreign Affairs Department, Central Executive Board, GOLKAR

     
 

1994-98

Member, Working Group on Economic Affairs, Central Executive Board, GOLKAR

     
     

. . . . .

September 2000

JUAN ANTONIO MARTABIT SCAFF

AMBASSADOR-DESIGNATE TO SINGAPORE

REPUBLIC OF CHILE

BORN:

5 August 1947, Osorno, Chile

 

AGE:

52

 

MARITAL

STATUS:

Married to Maria Cecilia Borgono Serrano

Has four daughters

 

EDUCATION:

Faculty of Law, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

 

Institute of High International Studies, University of Paris, France

   
   

CAREER:

1972-1977

Third and Second Secretary at the Embassy of Chile in France

     
 

1978-1979

First Secretary, Department of Planning, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

1980-1982

Counsellor, Charge d�Affaires, Zaire

     
 

1983-1984

Consul General in London, UK

     
 

1985

Invited by "East-West Centre" as Diplomatic Resident, Honolulu, Hawaii

     
 

1986

Minister Counsellor, Deputy Director of the Department of Bilateral Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

1987-1990

Minister Counsellor, Embassy of Chile in Peru

     
 

1990-1993

Consul General in La Paz, Bolivia

     

CAREER:

(cont�d)

1992

Designated Ambassador of the Republic of Chile

     
 

Mar 1993

Ambassador of Chile in the Kingdom of Norway

     
 

Jun 1993

Ambassador in Iceland

     
 

1994

Director of the Americas Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

Nov 1997

Director General of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

Jul 1998

Ambassador of Chile in Brazil and Suriname

     
 

May 2000

Ambassador-designate to Singapore

     
     

CONFERENCES ATTENDED::

Member of the Chilean Delegation to the General Assembly of the United Nations, New York, 1970-1971

 

Coordinator of the II Summit of the Americas, hold in Santiago in April 1998, 1997

   
   

AWARDS:

"Order of Merit of France" in the rank of Officer

 

"Medalla al Merito Diplomatico", Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile

 

Order "Sol del Peru", in the rank of "Gran Cruz"

 

"Medalla a la Integracion Regional" of Bolivia, Instituto Internacional pata la Integracion del Convenio Andres Bello

 

"Aguila Azteca" in the rank of Banda, Mexico

 

"Orden de Rio Branco", in the rank of Gran Cruz, Brazil

 

"Orden Nacional del Merito", in the rank of Gran Cruz, Paraguay

 

"Orden del Libertador General don Jose de San Martin", in the rank of Gran Cruz, Argentina

 

"Orden Nacional al Merito", in the rank of Gran Cruz, Ecuador

 

AWARDS:

(cont�d)

"Orden Antonio Jose de Irisarri" in the rank of Gran Cruz, Guatemala

   
   
   

. . . . .

09 October 2000

SABATO DELLA MONICA

HEAD-DESIGNATE TO SINGAPORE

DELEGATION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION

BORN:

6 October 1943, Cetara, Italy

   
   

AGE:

56

   
   

MARITAL

Married

STATUS:

Has two children

   
   

EDUCATION:

High School Degree (Maturitá Technica) � Salerno (Italy)

   
 

Training European Commission, 1969

   
 

Doctor in Trade and Economics, University of Naples, 1970

   
   

CAREER:

Since 1971

Worked in the European Commission, fulfilling different tasks, in Brussels at the Directorate General for Development and at the Directorate General for External Relations, as well as abroad in the Popular Republic of Congo, in Tunisia and in Peru

     
 

Sep 1971-

Feb 1977

Technical Advisor to the Prime Minister and Minister for Planning of the Popular Republic of Congo

     
 

Apr 1983-

Feb 1998

Economic Advisor, then Chargé d'Affaires at the EC Delegation of Tunis

     
 

Mar 1991-

Nov 1996

Head of EC Delegation Peru (also accredited in Bolivia and to the Committee of the Cartagena Agreement)

     

 

CAREER:

(cont'd)

Dec 1996-

Aug 1997

Head of Unit for Central and Eastern Europe, and CIS (European Community

Humanitarian Office, ECHO 2)

     
 

Sep 1997 to date

Head of Unit for Latin America Asia Mediterranean Middle East (ECHO 3)

     
 

Nov 1999

Head-designate to Singapore

     

AWARDS/

DECORATIONS:

The Grand Cross of the Order of the Andean Condor � Bolivia

   
 

The Grand Cross of the Order of the Sun - Peru

   
   

LANGUAGES:

Speaks Italian (mother tongue), French, English, Spanish

. . . . .

September 1999

MDM NADIA IBRAHIM KAFAFI

AMBASSADOR-DESIGNATE TO SINGAPORE

ARAB REPUBLIC OF EGYPT

BORN:

28 May 1953

 

AGE:

47

 

MARITAL

STATUS:

Married

Has two sons

 

EDUCATION:

Bachelor in Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, 1974

   
   

CAREER:

 

Consul at the Consulate-General of Egypt in Istanbul, Turkey

     
 

Current

Minister Plenipotentiary, Egyptian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

     
 

Jul 2000

Ambassador-designate to Singapore

     
     

LANGUAGES:

English, French

   
   

. . . . .

09 October 2000

GUIDO SCALICI

AMBASSADOR-DESIGNATE TO SINGAPORE

ITALIAN REPUBLIC

BORN:

 
   

AGE:

53

   
   

EDUCATION:

Degree in Political Science, University of Catania, 1969

   
   

CAREER:

Mar 1971

Joined the Diplomatic Service

     
 

Apr-Oct

1971

Professional Formation Training Course, Institute for Diplomats, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

Oct 1971

Appointed to Office I, Protocol Directorate, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

Feb 1974

Second Secretary, Embassy of Italy in La Valletta, Malta

     
 

Sep 1975

Promoted to First Secretary

     
 

Jan 1977

Consul in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

     
 

May 1979

First Secretary, Embassy of Italy in Baghdad, Iraq

     
 

Jan 1980

Confirmed with the duties of Counsellor

     
 

Jun 1982-

Jun 1983

Professional Superior Information Training Course, Institute for Diplomats, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

Jul 1983

Head of the Secretariat of the Director-General, Economic Affairs Directorate, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     

CAREER:

(cont'd)

May 1984

Appointed to Office VIII of the Director-General, Economic Affairs Directorate, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

Sep 1986

Consul-General in Sydney, Australia

     
 

Oct 1989

Promoted to Counsellor

     
 

May 1991

First Counsellor, Immigration and Social Affairs, Embassy of Italy in Caracas, Venezuela

     
 

Sep 1994

Appointed to Office XV, Directorate of Cooperation for Development (DGCS), Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

May 1995

Head, Centre for Information Services, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

May 1998

Head, Centre for Cipher and Telecommunications, and in charge of the regency of the Centre for Information Services, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

Jan 2000

Head, Service for Information Services, Communications and Cipher, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

Jun 2000

Promoted to Minister Plenipotentiary

     
     

AWARDS/

Distinction of Knight in the Order of Merit of the Italian

DECORATIONS:

Republic

. . . . .

July 2000

Dr. JOHAN SYAHPERI SALEH

AMBASSADOR-DESIGNATE TO SINGAPORE

REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA

BORN:

19 May 1947, Lampung

   
   

AGE:

53

   
   

MARITAL

Married

STATUS:

 
   
   

RELIGION:

Islam

   
   

EDUCATION:

 
     
 

1972

Diploma in Law, Majoring in International Law, Parahyangan Catholic University, Bandung, West Java

     
 

1974-75

Basic/Elementary Training for Foreign Officers (SEKDILU Dasar) Batch II, Department of Foreign Affairs

     
 

1976

Master in International and Comparative Law (LL.M), with specialisation in International Economic Law, Vrije Universiteit (Free University of Brussels) Brussels, Belgium

     
 

1979-80

Participated in several courses organised by the International Trade Centre (ITC), the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), Germany and Geneva

     
 

1983

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in International Economic Law, Vrije Universiteit (Free University of Brussels), Brussels, Belgium

     
 

1986-87

Mid-Career Training for Foreign Officers (SESDILU Madya) Batch IX, Department of Foreign Affairs)

     
 

1992-93

Advanced Training for Senior Foreign Officers (SESPARLU) Batch XV, Department of Foreign Affairs

   
   

CAREER:

1973

Joined the Department of Foreign Affairs

     
 

1978-83

Head of Economic Sub Section/Second Secretary, Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia, Germany

     
 

1983-84

Directorate for Multilateral Economic Cooperation, Department of Foreign Affairs, Jakarta

     
 

1984-87

Head of Sub-Directorate for International Commodity, Food and Agriculture, Directorate for Multilateral Economic Cooperation, Department of Foreign Affairs

     
 

1987-88

Head of Sub-Directorate for Energy, Directorate for Economic Relations between Developing Countries, Department of Foreign Affairs

     
 

1988-90

Head of Economic Section/Counsellor, Consulate-General of the Republic of Indonesia, Los Angeles, USA

     
 

1990-92

Head of Economic Section I/ Minister Counsellor, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Indonesia to the United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

     
 

1992-95

Head of Economic Bureau, Directorate General of ASEAN, Indonesian National Secretariat, Department of Foreign Affairs

     
 

1995-97

Deputy Chief of Mission/Minister, Mission of the Republic of Indonesia to the European Communities, Brussels, Belgium

     
 

1997-98

Head/Director General, Research and Development Agency, Department of Foreign Affairs

     
 

1998-2000

Director General for Foreign Economic Relations, Department of Foreign Affairs

     
 

July 2000

Ambassador-designate to Singapore

   
   

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES/ ACTIVITIES:

1990

UN Meetings/ Conferences such as General Assembly, ECOSOC, and UNCTAD

     
 

1990-91

Preparatory Meeting on the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) VIII in Geneva, Switzerland and Pyongyang, North Korea and UNCTAD VIII in Cartagena, Columbia

     
 

1991

Summit Meeting of the Group of 15, Caracas, Venezuela

     
 

1990-92

Meetings on Restrictive Business Practices (RBPs) under UNCTAD, Geneva, Switzerland

     
 

1992

Acted as spokesman of the Asian Group on the issue of transfer of technology

     
 

1992

Preparatory Meeting on the UN Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Geneva and Earth Summit/UNCED, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

     
 

1992

UN Conference on Sugar (Negotiations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)) in Geneva, Switzerland

     
 

1993-

Leader for APEC Senior Official Meetings and ASEAN Senior Official Meetings, and SOM Leader at Ministerial Conferences and Summit Meetings

     
 

1998-

WTO Meetings and Conferences

     
   

Chaired various Senior Officials bilateral meetings and negotiations such as Joint Commissions with many countries

     
   

Conducted approaches to International Research Centers in Singapore, USA, Canada, and Japan, and initiated cooperation with Indonesian universities such as UNPAD, UNPAR, UGM, UI, UNDIP, UNAIR, UNHAS etc

     
     

MEMBERSHIPS IN ORGANISATIONS:

1966-67

Head of Presidium, Indonesian Student and Youth Movement, Cirebon

     
 

1969-70

Member, Student Senate of the Parahyangan University, Bandung

     
 

1969-71

Student Association of Cirebon, Bandung

     
 

1970-71

Student Representatives Assembly, Parahyangan University, Bandung

     
 

1971-72

Secretary General, Cooperative Body of Student Councils and Senates for the Bandung area

     
 

1985-88

President, Asian Youth Council

     
 

1984-87

Member, Youth Advisory Council for the Central Executive Board of the Indonesian Youth National Committee (DPP-KNPI)

     
 

1985-86

Member, Economic Working Group for the National Defense and Security Council (WANHAMKMNAS)

     
 

1985-88

Member, Working Group on Foreign Affairs, Foreign Affairs Department, Central Executive Board, GOLKAR

     
 

1994-98

Member, Working Group on Economic Affairs, Central Executive Board, GOLKAR

     
     

. . . . .

September 2000

 

JUAN ANTONIO MARTABIT SCAFF

AMBASSADOR-DESIGNATE TO SINGAPORE

REPUBLIC OF CHILE

BORN:

5 August 1947, Osorno, Chile

 

AGE:

52

 

MARITAL

STATUS:

Married to Maria Cecilia Borgono Serrano

Has four daughters

 

EDUCATION:

Faculty of Law, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

 

Institute of High International Studies, University of Paris, France

   
   

CAREER:

1972-1977

Third and Second Secretary at the Embassy of Chile in France

     
 

1978-1979

First Secretary, Department of Planning, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

1980-1982

Counsellor, Charge d�Affaires, Zaire

     
 

1983-1984

Consul General in London, UK

     
 

1985

Invited by "East-West Centre" as Diplomatic Resident, Honolulu, Hawaii

     
 

1986

Minister Counsellor, Deputy Director of the Department of Bilateral Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

1987-1990

Minister Counsellor, Embassy of Chile in Peru

     
 

1990-1993

Consul General in La Paz, Bolivia

     

CAREER:

(cont�d)

1992

Designated Ambassador of the Republic of Chile

     
 

Mar 1993

Ambassador of Chile in the Kingdom of Norway

     
 

Jun 1993

Ambassador in Iceland

     
 

1994

Director of the Americas Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

Nov 1997

Director General of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

     
 

Jul 1998

Ambassador of Chile in Brazil and Suriname

     
 

May 2000

Ambassador-designate to Singapore

     
     

CONFERENCES ATTENDED::

Member of the Chilean Delegation to the General Assembly of the United Nations, New York, 1970-1971

 

Coordinator of the II Summit of the Americas, hold in Santiago in April 1998, 1997

   
   

AWARDS:

"Order of Merit of France" in the rank of Officer

 

"Medalla al Merito Diplomatico", Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile

 

Order "Sol del Peru", in the rank of "Gran Cruz"

 

"Medalla a la Integracion Regional" of Bolivia, Instituto Internacional pata la Integracion del Convenio Andres Bello

 

"Aguila Azteca" in the rank of Banda, Mexico

 

"Orden de Rio Branco", in the rank of Gran Cruz, Brazil

 

"Orden Nacional del Merito", in the rank of Gran Cruz, Paraguay

 

"Orden del Libertador General don Jose de San Martin", in the rank of Gran Cruz, Argentina

 

"Orden Nacional al Merito", in the rank of Gran Cruz, Ecuador

 

AWARDS:

(cont�d)

"Orden Antonio Jose de Irisarri" in the rank of Gran Cruz, Guatemala

   
   
   

. . . . .

09 October 2000

SABATO DELLA MONICA

HEAD-DESIGNATE TO SINGAPORE

DELEGATION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION

BORN:

6 October 1943, Cetara, Italy

   
   

AGE:

56

   
   

MARITAL

Married

STATUS:

Has two children

   
   

EDUCATION:

High School Degree (Maturitá Technica) � Salerno (Italy)

   
 

Training European Commission, 1969

   
 

Doctor in Trade and Economics, University of Naples, 1970

   
   

CAREER:

Since 1971

Worked in the European Commission, fulfilling different tasks, in Brussels at the Directorate General for Development and at the Directorate General for External Relations, as well as abroad in the Popular Republic of Congo, in Tunisia and in Peru

     
 

Sep 1971-

Feb 1977

Technical Advisor to the Prime Minister and Minister for Planning of the Popular Republic of Congo

     
 

Apr 1983-

Feb 1998

Economic Advisor, then Chargé d'Affaires at the EC Delegation of Tunis

     
 

Mar 1991-

Nov 1996

Head of EC Delegation Peru (also accredited in Bolivia and to the Committee of the Cartagena Agreement)

     

 

CAREER:

(cont'd)

Dec 1996-

Aug 1997

Head of Unit for Central and Eastern Europe, and CIS (European Community

Humanitarian Office, ECHO 2)

     
 

Sep 1997 to date

Head of Unit for Latin America Asia Mediterranean Middle East (ECHO 3)

     
 

Nov 1999

Head-designate to Singapore

     

AWARDS/

DECORATIONS:

The Grand Cross of the Order of the Andean Condor � Bolivia

   
 

The Grand Cross of the Order of the Sun - Peru

   
   

LANGUAGES:

Speaks Italian (mother tongue), French, English, Spanish

. . . . .

September 1999