Mykola Selivon

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Mykola Selivon
Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine
In office
19 October 2002 – 18 October 2005
Nominated byLeonid Kuchma
PresidentLeonid Kuchma
Viktor Yushchenko
Preceded byViktor Skomorokha
Succeeded byIvan Dombrovskyi
Ambassador of Ukraine to Kazakhstan
In office
10 May 2006 – 29 June 2010
PresidentViktor Yushchenko
Viktor Yanukovych
Preceded byVasyl Tsybenko
Succeeded byOleh Dyomin
Personal details
Born (1946-10-30) 30 October 1946 (age 77)[1]
Shestovytsia,[1] Chernihiv Raion, Ukrainian SSR
Alma materKiev University Law Faculty (1968–73)
NANU Institute of State and Law (1978)
OccupationJurist, judge, diplomat

Mykola Selivon (Ukrainian: Микола Федосович Селівон) is a Ukrainian jurist, judge, diplomat and former chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine.

Selivon is from Chernihiv Oblast. His working career he started as a techinicain at a military unit stationed in Chernihiv. During that time he also served his obligatory military duty. In 1968 Selivon enrolled at the Kiev University. In 1973 he graduated the Kiev University Law Faculty and after a brief internship-like training at the NANU Institute of State and Law, until 1979 worked as a junior researcher at the institute.

In 1979–1996 Selivan worked at the legal department of the Office of Minister of the Council of Ministers.

In 1996–2005 he was a judge of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine. In 2005 at the presidential inauguration Selivon was administering an oath from the President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko.

In 2005–2006 as a professor he was lecturing at the National Academy for Public Administration. In 2006–2010 he served as the ambassador of Ukraine to Kazakhstan.


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