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HENRYK JERZY SOKALSKI

Background

  • SOKALSKI, HENRYK JERZY was born on January 16, 1936 in Wilno, Poland.

  • Education

    • University of Warsaw, 1953-1958, Master of Arts. Dartmouth College, United States of America, 1959-1960, Postgrad Studies. Spoken languages: Polish, English, Russ.

    Career

    • Director in Charge of Socl Development, Coord for the International Yr of the Family (1994), Center for Socl Development & Humanitarian Affairs, United Nations Office at Vienna since 1985. Deputy Director, Department of International Organization, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Poland, 1980-1985. Minister Counsellor, Deputy Permanent Representative of Poland to United Nations, New York, 1975-1980.

      Chief, United Nations Division, Department of International Organization, 1973-1975, Senior Advisor, Department of Public Information, 1970-1973, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. First Secretary, Embassy of Poland, Denmark, 1966-1970. Counsil, Department of Cultural & Science(s) Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1960-1966.

    Membership

    Member: Polish Journalists' Association. Polish Translators’ Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Social, humanitarian and human rights issues. Questions relating to international security and disarmament. Peace-keeping operations.

    Public information; functioning of the United Nations. Theatre; cross-country skiing, hiking.

    Connections

    • Spouse Maria Elzbieta, National of Poland.
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