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EU at the UN

The EU's commitment to effective multilateralism, with the UN at its core, is a central element of its external action. As a UN observer with enhanced status, the EU delegation coordinates with its 28 Member States to speak with one voice. The EU also works closely with the UN secretariat and its agencies, funds & programmes, partnering on a range of global issues and challenges.

Eglantine CUJO took up her post as Legal Adviser of the EU Delegation to the UN in New York on 26 August 2013.

She previously served from September 2004 to 2013 as a Member of the European Commission Legal Service in Brussels, where she was in charge of external relations matters. She has been the agent of the Commission in several cases related to international sanctions before the European Court of Justice. She has also participated in the negotiation of the accession of the EU to the European Convention on Human Rights.

Between 2003 and 2004, she was legal adviser at the Department of Legal Affairs of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in charge with international law issues.

Between 2006-2012, she also taught international law in a Master degree at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po. Paris). She previously was in charge of teaching European law at the University of Paris X (1995-2000).

Ms Cujo is Docteur en droit (PhD), Public International Law and European Law.

Ms Cujo was born in 1971, is married and has three children.

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