Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia is Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations in New York, and Titular Archbishop of Sepino. He recieved his Doctorate in Sacred Theology (STD) and Licentiate in Canon Law (JCL) from the Pontifical Gregorian University, and has since worked in the diplomatic service of the Holy See. His first assignment was at the Apostolic Nunciature in Tanzania, where he served for two years before returning to Rome to work in the First Section of the Secretariat of State of the Vatican, later appointed Assessor for General Affairs of the Secretariat of State. In 2009, Pope Benedict XVI named him Apostolic Nuncio in Lebanon and Titular Archbishop of Sepino. In 2017, Pope Francis appointed him Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines, where he served until his appointment in December of 2019 to the Vatican's Permanent Observer Mission to the United Nations.