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CEDRIC THORNBERRY

Background

THORNBERRY, CEDRIC was born on June 22, 1936 in Belfast, Ireland.

Education

St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 1954-1958, Master of Arts, Bachelor of Laws. Gray’s Inn, London, United Kingdom, 1958-1961, Barrister-at-Law. Spoken languages: English, French.

Career

Director, Office(s) of Under-Secretary-General, Department of Administration and Management, United Nations since 1990. Director, Office of Special Representative of Secretary-General, United Nations Transition Assistance Group, Namibia, 1989-1990. Senior Policy Advisor, UNTSO, Middle East, 1982-1984.

Senior Policy Advisor, UNFICYP, Cyprus, 1981-1982. Executive Assistant, Special Representative of Secretary-General, Namibia, United Nations, New York, 1978-1981. Barrister, University Teacher, Pol Journalist, 1958-1978.