Tuesday, 20 August 2013

H.E. Stuart Beck Appointed First Ambassador on Oceans and Seas

Press Release – August 19, 2013 - Demonstrating its continued global leadership on oceans issues, Palau on Friday appointed H.E. Stuart Beck as its first Ambassador on Oceans and Seas.

With this appointment, Palau dedicates its most senior United Nations diplomat – with nearly a decade’s service as Palau’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative – to the oceans.

“People in small island states like Palau depend for their lives on the oceans around them and on healthy waters worldwide,” said the Ambassador of his new appointment. “They are spokespeople for oceans issues. I am honored to do my part to make their voices heard.”

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