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JOHN ADAM

Background

  • ADAM, JOHN was born on March 6, 1942 in La Hulpe, Belgium.

  • Education

    • University Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, 1960-1962, Candidature. University of Vienna, 1961, Certificate Bachelor of Surgery. Institut Superieur de Traducteurs et InterprStes, Belgium, 1962-1966, Lie.

      Spoken languages: French, English, Spanish, Dutch, German.

    Career

    • Senior Reviser, French Translation Serv, Department of Conference Services, United Nations since 1985. Chief, Translation Services, Economic Commission for Africa, Ethiopia, 1980-1985. Chief, Translator Training Programme, Reviser, Translation Serv, Economic Commission for Africa, Ethiopia, 1977-1980.

      Translator, French Translation Service, Department of Conference Services, New York, 1976-1977. Translator, Economic Commission for Africa, Ethiopia, 1975-1976. Translator, French Translation Service, Department of Conference Services, New York, 1971-1975.

      Freelance Translator, Belgium, 1970-1971. Translator, President’s Office, Government of Guinea, 1969-1970. Translator, Ministry of National Education & Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Guinea, 6670.

      Language(s) Teacher, National Language(s) Institute, Guinea, 1966-1970.

    Membership

    Member Association pour la Promotion de I’Etude des Langues Modernes, Brussels. Association Culturelle Francophone United Nations, New York. Board of Trustees, United Nations International School.

    Personality

    Interests

    Translation of admin and budgetary questions, transnational corp, transport, mineral resources, economic integration of Africa and Latin America. Swimming, walking, the environment, classical and Afro-Cuban music.

    Connections

    • Spouse Marie Mickie, National of Guinea.
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    Born March 6, 1942
    (age 75)
    Nationality

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