Ambassador Sichan Siv held the appointment of Ambassador to the United Nations from 2001 until 2006 and formerly served at the White House as Deputy Assistant to President George H.W. Bush and Deputy Assistant for the State Department. The Honorable Sichan Siv is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the George H.W. Bush Award for Outstanding Public Service, the DAR Americanism Medal for patriotism and the U.S. Army Commander’s Award. Ambassador Siv served as an honorary commander of the U.S. Air Force and authored Golden Bones, an autobiography about his survival and liberation from the Cambodian genocide led by Pol Pot. Ambassador Siv has a master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University.