Dominique Sorain

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Dominique Sorain
High Commissioner of the Republic in French Polynesia
Assumed office
10 July 2019 [1]
Preceded by René Bidal
Prefect of Mayotte
In office
28 March 2018 [2]  10 July 2019
Preceded byFrédéric Veau
Succeeded byJean-François Colombet
Chef de Cabinet of the Minister of Overseas
In office
24 May 2017 [3]  28 March 2018
Prefect of Réunion
In office
2 August 2014 [4]  24 May 2017
Preceded byJean-Luc Marx
Succeeded byAmaury de Saint-Quentin
Prefect of Eure
In office
29 September 2011 [5]  2 August 2014
Preceded byFabienne Buccio
Succeeded by René Bidal
Prefect of Vosges
In office
5 January 2009 [6]  29 September 2011
Preceded by Albert Dupuy
Succeeded byMarcelle Pierrot
Personal details
Born (1955-07-31) 31 July 1955 (age 64)
Caudéran, Gironde, France
Nationality Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg French
Alma mater

Dominique Sorain (born 31 July 1955 in Caudéran, France) is a French senior civil servant. He has been serving as High Commissioner of the Republic in French Polynesia since 10 July 2019.

France Republic in Europe with several non-European regions

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French Polynesia is an overseas collectivity of the French Republic and its sole overseas country. It is composed of 118 geographically dispersed islands and atolls stretching over an expanse of more than 2,000 kilometres (1,200 mi) in the South Pacific Ocean. Its total land area is 4,167 square kilometres (1,609 sq mi).

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Honours and decorations

National honours

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Legion Honneur Chevalier ribbon.svg Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honour
Ordre national du Merite Officier ribbon.svg Officer of the National Order of Merit

Ministerial honours

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Ordre du Merite maritime Chevalier ribbon.svg Knight of the Order of Maritime Merit
Ordre du Merite agricole Commandeur 1999 ribbon.svg Commandeur of the Order of Agricultural Merit

Civilian medals

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Medaille de la Defense Nationale Bronze ribbon.svg National Defence Medal

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References

  1. Governement of the French Republic. "Décret du 10 juillet 2019 portant nomination du haut-commissaire de la République en Polynésie française - M. SORAIN (Dominique)". legifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  2. Governement of the French Republic. "Décret du 28 mars 2018 portant nomination du préfet de Mayotte - M. SORAIN (Dominique)". legifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  3. Governement of the French Republic. "Arrêté du 24 mai 2017 portant nomination au cabinet de la ministre des outre-mer". legifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  4. Governement of the French Republic. "Décret du 31 juillet 2014 portant nomination du préfet de la région Réunion, préfet de La Réunion - M. SORAIN (Dominique)". legifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  5. Governement of the French Republic. "Décret du 29 septembre 2011 portant nomination du préfet de l'Eure - M. Sorain (Dominique)". legifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 8 June 2019.
  6. Governement of the French Republic. "Décret du 8 janvier 2009 portant nomination du préfet des Vosges - M. Sorain (Dominique)". legifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 8 June 2019.
  7. 1 2 3 "Le Haut-commissaire de la République en Polynésie française" (in French). Haut-Commissariat de la République en Polynésie française. Retrieved 11 July 2019.