Josep Borrell, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, announced the nomination of 31 Heads of Delegations of the European Union.
They will be formally appointed following receipt of respective agréments from their host countries.
Jean-Eric PAQUET has been nominated as Head of the EU Delegation to Japan.
He is currently Director-General for Research and Innovation within the European Commission. He formerly served as Deputy Secretary-General in charge of policy coordination and better regulation within the European Commission.