Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations

3, Kyiv 01:11

Mr. Volodymyr Yelchenko

Date of birth: 27 June 1959

EDUCATION

Graduated from Kyiv State University in 1981 (M.A.Diploma in International relations and International law).

EXPERIENCE

1981 - 1984    - Third, Second Secretary, Department of State Protocol, MFA of Ukraine, Kyiv

1984 - 1986    - Second Secretary, Department of International Organizations, MFA of Ukraine, Kyiv

1986 - 1992    - Second Secretary, Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations, New York, USA

1992 - 1993    - First Secretary, Chief of Section, Department of International Organizations, MFA of Ukraine, Kyiv

1993   - International Civil Affairs Officer, United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR), Sector West (Croatia)

1993 - 1995    - Deputy Director, Department of International Organizations, MFA of Ukraine, Kyiv

1995 - 1997    - Director, Department of International Organizations, MFA of Ukraine, Kyiv

1997 - 2000    - Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations

2000 - 2001    - Representative of Ukraine to the UN Security Council

March 2001    - President of the UN Security Council

2000 - 2001    - Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine

2001 - 2003    - Deputy Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine

March-May 2003  - Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine

May 2003 - February 2005  - First Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine

May 2004 - April 2005  - Chairman of the National Commission of Ukraine for UNESCO, Member of UNESCO Executive Board

April 2005 - September 2008 - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the Republic of Austria, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the International Organizations in Vienna

September 2008 - June 2010  - Continued functions as Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the International Organizations in Vienna

July 2010-December 2015  - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the Russian Federation

Since 9 December 2015 - Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations

Since 1 January 2016 - Representative of Ukraine to the UN Security Council

Diplomatic rank: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.

State Awards: Order of Merit, III and II Grades (Ukraine), Cruzeiro do Sul (Brazil).

Foreign languages: English, Russian.

He is married to Iryna Yelchenko, they have a daughter.

 

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