Maurizio Bucci

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Maurizio Bucci
Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York of Italy
In office
Chairman of UNICEF
In office
Preceded by Anwarul Karim Chowdhury
Succeeded by A. P. Maruping
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Nationality Italy

Maurizio Bucci (born 1923 in Sant'Angelo del Pesco) is an Italian diplomat, a former Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York of Italy and a former Chairman of UNICEF (1986–1987).

SantAngelo del Pesco Comune in Molise, Italy

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Italy republic in Southern Europe

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He joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1949, and has served as cabinet secretary to Carlo Sforza and Alcide De Gasperi. He was a member of the Italian delegation that negotiated the treaty for the establishment of the European Coal and Steel Community and the European Defence Community. He also participated in the negotiations on the Treaty of Rome. [1]

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He was ambassador in Damascus from 1973 to 1976 and in Brasilia from 1976 to 1979. [1] He then served as Director General for Economic Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1979 to 1984 [2] and Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York from 1984. [3] In that capacity, he was also Chairman of the UNICEF Executive Board from 1986 to 1987. [4] [5]

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UNICEF development policy organization of the UN

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  1. 1 2 "L' ambasciatore Bucci alla guida dell' Elsag". La Repubblica .
  2. L'Europeo: settimanale politico d'attualità, volume 39, p. 44
  3. Permanent Missions to the United Nations, issues 262–263, p. 1, United Nations, 1988
  4. Officers of the UNICEF Executive Board 1946–2014, UNICEF
  5. Executive Board, UNICEF