Ambassador, Permanent Representative



Portretfoto Ambassadeur Monique van Daalen

Ambassador Monique T.G. van Daalen

Monique T.G. van Daalen, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United Nations in Geneva.







1980 – 1987

University of Amsterdam

Master’s degree in Modern Asian History

Bachelor’s degree in International Law

Bachelor’s degree in Art History and Archaeology


1988 – present     

Ministry of Foreign Affairs


1988 – 1989        

Diplomatic training  year


1989 – 1991        

Third Secretary / Trade Secretary

Dutch Embassy, Seoul, South Korea


1991 – 1994        

Policy officer, EEC Affairs Section, Multilateral Development Cooperation and Special Programmes Department

The Hague


1994 – 1996

Private Secretary to the Secretary-General and the Minister of Foreign Affairs

The Hague


1996 – 2001        

First Secretary (political affairs) at the Dutch Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York


1999 – 2000 

Member of the Dutch Security Council team


2002 – 2005        

Consul-General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Miami, United States


2005 – 2009        

Director, Consular Affairs Department

The Hague


2009- 2011          

Deputy Secretary-General

The Hague



Director-General for Consular Affairs and Operational Management

and Deputy Secretary-General, The Hague



Ambassador, Berlin



Ambassador, Geneva


Monique van Daalen is married and has two children.