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Antonio Patriota is a Brazilian diplomat and currently the Permanent Representative of Brazil to the United Nations.

He has had a long diplomatic career at the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, holding a number of positions such as Minister of Foreign Affairs (2011-2013), Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs (2009-2010), Chief of Staff to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Celso Amorim (2004-2005), and Secretary for Diplomatic Planning (2003-2004).

He was the Brazilian ambassador to the United States from 2007 to 2009.

He was also a member of the Brazilian delegation at the Security Council of the United Nations in 1995, 1998 and 1999 and was Acting Deputy Permanent Representative of Brazil to the World Trade Organization (WTO) from 2001 to 2002.

Antonio Patriota has received a number of decorations in his own country and internationally, including the National Order of Merit (France) and the Grand Cross of the Order of the Liberator General San Martín (Argentina). He holds a degree in Philosophy from the University of Geneva and is a graduate of the Rio Branco Institute at the Diplomatic Academy of Brazil.

Antonio Patriota

Antonio Patriota

Permanent Representative of Brazil to the United Nations