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Ellen Margrethe Løj Edit Profile

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Ellen Margrethe Løj, Danish diplomat.

Background

Løj, Ellen Margrethe was born on October 17, 1948 in Gedesby, Denmark.

Education

Graduate economics, Copenhagen University, 1973.

Career

Joined Ministry Foreign Affairs, Denmark, 1973, first secretary Permanent Mission to the United Nations New York City, 1977—1980, counsellor Permanent Representation of Denmark to the European Community Brussels, 1982—1985, head department, 1986—1989, ambassador to Israel, 1989—1992, under-secretary multilateral affairs, South Group, 1992—1994, under-secretary bilateral affairs South Group, 1994—1996, state secretary South Group, 1996—2001, permanent representative of Denmark to the United Nations, ambassador, 2001—2007, ambassador to the Czech Republic, 2007. Special representative of secretary general for Liberia United Nations Mission in Liberia, Monrovia, since 2007. Member supervisory board The Investment Fund Central and Eastern Europe, 1994—1996, The Industrialization Fund for Developing Countries, 1994—1996, Scandlines AG and Scandlines Aktieselskab, 1998—2001.

Participant Danish delegations to several international meetings and United Nations conferences.