|President of the United Nations General Assembly|
September 14, 2010 – September 14, 2011
|Vice President||Mark Lyall Grant|
|Preceded by||Ali Abdussalam Treki|
|Succeeded by||Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser|
|Member of the Swiss Federal Council|
|Preceded by||Flavio Cotti|
|Succeeded by||Doris Leuthard|
|President of Switzerland|
January 1, 2004 – December 31, 2004
|Vice President||Samuel Schmid|
|Preceded by||Pascal Couchepin|
|Succeeded by||Samuel Schmid|
|Born||January 18, 1946|
Joseph Deiss (born January 18, 1946) is a Swiss politician. He is a member of the Christian Democratic People's Party (CVP/PDC). He was a member of the Swiss Federal Council from 1999 to 2006, heading first the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (1999–2002) and then the Federal Department of Economic Affairs (2003–2006). He was elected President of the United Nations General Assembly for its 65th session in 2010.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Emch, Rita (June 11, 2010). "Swiss named president of UN General Assembly". Swissinfo. Retrieved 11 June 2010.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Joseph Deiss in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
| Member of the Swiss Federal Council
| President of Switzerland
Ali Abdussalam Treki
| President of the United Nations General Assembly
Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser