BLAIN, FRANCIS RENE was born on November 8, 1943 in Banjul, Gambia.
University of Sierra Leone, 1966-1970, Bachelor of Arts. Spoken languages: English.
Principal External Rel Officer, Division of External Rel, United Nations Development Programme since 1989. United Nations Development Program Resident Representative and United Nations Resident Coord, Liberia, 1985-1989. Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Gambia to the United Nations, New York, 1982-1984.
Deputy Permanent Representative of Gambia, New York, 1980-1982. Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs, Gambia, 1979-1980. Counsil, Gambia High Commission, Ministry of External Affairs, 1976-1979.
Senior Assistant Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs, 1974-1976. Division Commissioner, North Bank Division, Gambia, 1973-1974.
Member International Association of Permanent Representatives to the United Nations. Smithsonian Institute.