Jonathan Cohen (diplomat)

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Jonathan Cohen
Jonathan R. Cohen official photo.jpg
United States Ambassador to the United Nations
Assumed office
January 1, 2019
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byNikki Haley
Succeeded byKelly Knight Craft (Nominee)
United States Deputy Ambassador
to the United Nations
Assumed office
June 8, 2018
PresidentDonald Trump
LeaderNikki Haley
Preceded byKelley Eckels Currie (Acting)
Personal details
BornLaguna Beach, California, U.S.
EducationPrinceton University (BA)
Hebrew University
Georgetown University

Jonathan R. Cohen is an American diplomat. He is the current acting United States Ambassador to the United Nations since January 1, 2019, replacing Nikki Haley. Before, he was a Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, from August 2016 to June 2018.[1]

Cohen was nominated by President Donald Trump in early 2018 to become United States Deputy Representative to the United Nations and was unanimously confirmed by the Senate on May 24, 2018.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. United States Department of State. "Biography". Retrieved February 26, 2018.
  2. The White House. "Eight Nominations Sent to the Senate Today". Retrieved February 26, 2018.
  3. U.S. Congress. "PN1621 — Jonathan R. Cohen — Department of State". Retrieved February 26, 2018.