Mr. WANG Qun, a native of Jiangsu Province of China, was born in August 1962.
He graduated from Soochow University in 1985 and pursued his post-graduate studies at
University College Cardiff, UK from 1985-86. He joined the foreign service in August 1985,
and then served as attaché and senior interpreter for state leaders at the Translation and
Interpretation Department of the China’s Foreign Ministry. He was a member of the Chinese
side to the Sino-British Joint Liaison Group (a negotiating body on the question of Hong Kong)
from 1990 to 1993. He worked in the Department of International Conferences and
Organizations in 1994 and the appointed and served as China’s Alternate Representative to the
Second Committee (Financial & Economic Affairs) of the General Assembly of the United
Nations from 1995 to 1998. During this period, he also acted as one of the leading spokesman
of the Group of 77, responsible for negotiating many UN and international conferences
documents. Starting from April 1998, he has successively served as deputy director and
director of the Arms Control and Disarmament Department of China’s Ministry of Foreign
Affairs up to now.