Mr. Paul Dühr
Ambassador Paul Dühr took up his duties as Permanent Representative of Luxembourg to the OECD on 2 October 2012.
Mr. Dühr was born in Luxembourg in 1956. After completing his secondary education at the Athénée grand-ducal in Luxembourg and in the United States, he received a Master’s degree in private law from the University of Aix-Marseille III before being admitted to the Luxembourg bar association.
He started his diplomatic career in February 1985 in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Luxembourg as legation Attaché in the Directorate for Political Affairs, before being appointed Deputy Permanent Representative of Luxembourg to the Council of Europe from 1986 to 1989. In 1989, Mr. Dühr also served as European correspondent. From 1990 to 1998, he served as Deputy Permanent Representative of Luxembourg to the United Nations, the World Trade Organisation and International Organisations in Geneva. In 1998, Mr. Dühr was appointed Ambassador of Luxembourg to Portugal, where he stayed until 2003 before becoming Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Luxembourg to the Western European Union, and Representative to the European Union's Political and Security Committee. In 2007, he became Minister Plenipotentiary in ordinary service and Secretary General of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Immigration.
From 2008 until his nomination as Permanent Representative of Luxembourg to the OECD, Ambassador Paul Dühr was Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to the Holy See (with residence in Luxembourg).
Mr. Dühr is married and has two children.
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