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Permanent representative

A permanent representative is the head of a states send permanent representatives is the United Nations (see United Nations Permanent Representative); of these, the most high-profile ones are those assigned to headquarters in New York City, but member states also appoint permanent representatives to the other UN offices in Geneva, Vienna, and Nairobi.

Permanent representatives are often colloquially described as "head of state (as an ambassador would be) or to a head of government (as a high commissioner would be).

NATO.

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