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Ambassador Cindy McCain presents her diplomatic credentials to the Director-General of FAO Dr. Qu Dongyu
January 18, 2022


The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Agencies in Rome, Cindy Hensley McCain, was delighted to present her diplomatic credentials to Dr. Qu Dongyu, the Director-General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) at FAO headquarters on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.  During the ceremony, Ambassador McCain committed to working together with the FAO to promote accountability, address climate change, increase public-private partnerships, and boost innovation in agriculture.  Ambassador McCain is the ninth U.S. Ambassador to the UN Agencies in Rome.  She was sworn in by the Biden Administration on November 5, 2021 and arrived in Rome on January 10, 2022.