The Special Advisor The Special Advisor

Amb. Tuliameni Kalomoh

 

Secretary
Tel: +264 61 282 2300
Fax: +264 61 306 423
E-mail: headquarters@mirco.gov.na

About the Special Advisor About the Special Advisor

Between 1975 and 1989, Ambassador Kalomoh held several important positions in the South West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO), including Special Assistant to the Regional Election Director in Oshakati (Northern Namibia); SWAPO Ambassador to India (1986 to 1990); SWAPO Chief Representative to France (1981 - 1986); and Chief Representative to West Africa (1976 - 1981).

Ambassador Kalomoh served in the Foreign Ministry of Namibia since the country gained independence in 1990.  From 2000 to 2001, he served as Deputy Minister, and, Acting Minister for Foreign Affairs of Namibia in the absence of the Minister.  In 1997, he was appointed by the Secretary-General as his Special Representative for Liberia.

In 2002, Ambassador Kalomoh was appointed by UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan as Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs responsible for Africa and the Security Council.  Ambassador Kalomoh retired from the United Nations in 2007 at the end of Secretary General Kofi Annan’s mandate.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Kalomoh served as Namibia's Ambassador to the United States (1991 - 1996), with concurrent accreditation as High Commissioner to Canada.  Before that, he served as Under-Secretary for Political and Economic Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1991.  The previous year, in his capacity as acting Under-Secretary for Political and Economic Affairs, Ambassador Kalomoh accompanied President Sam Nujoma to the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Conference in Lusaka and the Organization of African Unity (OAU) Summit in Addis Ababa on the occasion of Namibia's admission as a member to these organizations.  He also accompanied the country's Prime Minister, the Right Hon. Hage Geingob to the United Nations on the occasion of Namibia's admission as a member of the world body. He holds a diploma from the Indian Academy of International Law and Diplomacy in New Delhi.

Ambassador Kalomoh is currently the Special Advisor to the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of Namibia.