Ambassador Mr. Kyaw Moe Tun assumed the role of Permanent Representative of Myanmar to the United Nations on 20 October 2020.
Prior to this appointment, Ambassador Mr. Kyaw Moe Tun was Myanmar’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva, as well as the Conference on Disarmament, from July 2018 to October 2020. He concurrently served as Ambassador to Switzerland, as well as Permanent Representative to the World Trade Organization (WTO) and to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).
From 2016 to 2018, he was Director-General for International Organizations and Economic Development at Myanmar’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Between 1993 and 2015, he held a range of Government positions in Nay Pyi Taw and Yangon, as well as diplomatic postings Myanmar Embassies in Indonesia and Singapore and Myanmar’s Permanent Missions in Switzerland and the United States.
Born in 1969, he earned a master’s degree in business administration from the International University of Japan and a bachelor’s degree in international relations from the University of Yangon.
He is married and has two children.