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Tamara Mawhinney

Permanent Mission of Canada to the Office of the United Nations, Geneva
Deputy Permanent Representative of Canada to the United Nations in Geneva
(BA Honours [History and Literature], Trinity College, University of Toronto, 1987; Certificat d'Études Politiques [European politics and Law], Institut d'Études Politiques, Paris, 1998; Bachelor of Laws, University of Toronto, 1991; Diplôme d'administration publique [French and EU Public Administration, Management and Law], École Nationale d'Administration, France, 2000) joined Global Affairs Canada in 1993. Tamara began her career as a Cabinet Liaison Officer and then as a Lawyer within the International Trade Law Division. Assignments overseas included Canada's Mission to the UN (1995-1998), Canada's Embassy to France, Paris (2001-2006 and 2013-2014), and Canada's Mission to the European Union where she served as Political section head from 2007-2012. After serving for two years as Advisor to Mme Michaëlle Jean, Secretary-General of la Francophonie, she returned to Ottawa in 2016 to lead the UN Security Council campaign team. Tamara joined Canada`s Mission to the UN in Geneva in the summer of 2018 as Deputy Permanent Representative. Prior to joining Global Affairs, Tamara completed her Articles of Law with the firm of McCarthy Tétrault in Toronto and Ottawa and remains an Attorney and Member of the New York State Bar. Tamara is married and is the mother of two children.

My Speakers Sessions

Monday, November 29

10:25am CET

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