Permanent Representative to the UN, New York Jean-Maurice Ripert of France

Asked what he thought of the new General Assembly (GA) President Miguel D'Escoto's opening speech yesterday, Ripert said that he was "very much inspired" by it despite the fact that he was representing a secular state.
On Iran, Ripert said that the Iranian government had failed in cooperating with the UN Atomic agency (IAEA), and that the IAEA was not in a position to determine the peaceful use of nuclear activities in Iran.
Responding to what France's position was with reference to Serbia's bid to seek the International Court of Justice's (ICJ) opinion on the legality of Kosovo's independence at the GA, Ripert said that France understood fully the problems of the Serbs and their right to raise any kind of questions in front of the General Assembly.
Ripert was his country’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva.
Ripert was Diplomatic Adviser to the Prime Minister of France from 1997 to 2000 and Deputy Director of the United Nations and International Organizations desk a the Foreign Affairs Ministry from 1996 to 1997.
Ripert was Adviser to the Minister for Health and Humanitarian Action from 1992 to 1993 and, for one year before that, in 1991, Chief of Staff to the Secretary of State for Humanitarian Action.
Ripert was Second Counsellor at the French Embassy in Washington, D.
Ripert is a graduate of the National School of Administration (1980) and the Institute of Political Studies (1973.
French Ambassador to the UN Jean-Maurice Ripert said that UN Security Council backs the weeklong Middle East trip aiming at bringing about the battles in.
During Tuesday morning's closed door consultations in the Security Council, France's Jean-Maurice Ripert said that the General Assembly should be careful to.
France's UN Ambassador Jean-Maurice Ripert said Kouchner would chair Tuesday's meeting, which is scheduled for 5 pm (2200 GMT) as France currently holds the.
French Ambassador to the United Nations Jean-Maurice Ripert said the UN Security Council failed to adopt a declaration on an immediate ceasefire.
It shows that Iran is sensitive to pressure from the international community, but we still think that there are too many delays, procedures, conditions and preconditions to be sure of what Iran's intentions are," Ripert is quoted as having said in response to questions from reporters.
But in what appeared as a implying a compromise, Ripert said that it is “not too late for the Sudanese authorities to cooperate” with the ICC by handing over two suspects accused of war crimes in Darfur.
Due to an urgent matter at the Security Council Ambassador Ripert is unable to leave New York.
Ambassador Jean-Maurice Ripert has been involved in the international promotion of human rights and humanitarian action throughout his career.
French UN envoy Jean- Maurice Ripert, 8 Jul 2008French Ambassador Jean-Maurice Ripert said he considers the resolution a very important step in the fight against piracy.
Ripert said he hopes the Security Council will adopt a resolution authorizing the new operation before the EU Council of Ministers meets on Sept.
France's Ripert said the deployment of EU troops and UN.
Ripert said "by securing the zone inside both sides of the border, we hope that the whole effect will be positive.
When asked if there was any alternative to the Security Council, Ripert said France and other members of the Security Council wanted to have the discussion anywhere—even in the corridors of the UN.
French UN Ambassador Jean-Maurice Ripert said his country had been urging the Security Council to be involved in the process.
France's UN Ambassador Jean-Maurice Ripert said the resolution would authorize foreign governments to pursue pirate vessels into territorial waters, make arrests, and prosecute suspects.
Wednesday, February 20, 200812:00 PM - 1:30 PMUCLA School of Public AffairsRoom 2355Los Angeles, CA90095Ambassador JEAN-MAURICE RIPERT has been involved in the international promotion of human rights and humanitarian action throughout his career.
Ripert was Ambassador of France to Greece from 2000 to 2003, Diplomatic Advisor to the Prime Minister of France (1997-2000), Advisor to French Minister of Health and Humanitarian Action, and Consul General of France in Los Angeles (1993-1996.