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Mag. Dr.h.c. Angela KANE UN Under-Secretary-General, outgoing UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, United Nations, New York


 Studied at Universität München
 Degrees from Bryn Mawr College and Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies/US
 International Career at the United Nations with postings in Thailand and Indonesia, Eritrea-Ethiopia, Dem. Repub of the Congo and at Headquarters New York
 Recent positions include:
2004-2006 Assistant Secretary-General for General Assembly and Conference Management
2006-2008 Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs
2008-2012 Under-Secretary-General for Management
2012-2004 Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for UNMEE (Ethiopia-Eritrea)
2012-2015 High Representative for Disarmament Affairs


Member, European Leadership Network
Member, Group of Eminent Persons, CTBTO - Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, Vienna
Advisory Board Member, Dialogue Advisory Group, Amsterdam
Senior Fellow, VCDNP - Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation, Vienna
Advisory Fellow, Foreign Policy Association, New York


The New Zealand Lectures on Disarmament, UNODA Occasional Papers, No. 26, June 2014


Grosses Verdienstkreuz des Verdienstordens der Bundesrepublik Deutschland
Honorary Doctorate from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, Monterey