Vasily Nebenzya

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Vasily Nebenzya
Vassily Nebenzya Dec. 2016 cropped.jpg
16th Permanent Representative of Russia to the United Nations
Assumed office
27 July 2017
President Vladimir Putin
Preceded by Pyotr Ilyichev (acting)
Vitaly Churkin
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
In office
3 June 2013 – 27 July 2017
President Vladimir Putin
Minister Sergey Lavrov
Personal details
Born Vasily Alekseevich Nebenzya
Василий Алексеевич Небензя

(1962-02-26) 26 February 1962 (age 56)
Volgograd, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Alma mater Moscow State Institute of International Relations
Awards

Vasily Alekseevich Nebenzya (Russian: Василий Алексеевич Небензя; born 26 February 1962) is a Russian diplomat and the current Russia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations.[1] His official title is Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.[2]

Life and career[edit]

Nebenzya was born 26 February 1962 in Volgograd, USSR. His father was Deputy Chairman of the USSR State Committee for Publishing Aleksei Andreevich Nebenzya (1923-1994). He graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations in 1983. Since then he has pursued a diplomatic career.[2]

  • 1988-1990 — attaché of the USSR Embassy in Thailand.
  • 1990-1991 — third Secretary Directorate for international economic relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR.
  • 1991-1992 — second Secretary Department of international organizations Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR and Russia.
  • 1993-1996 — head of Department, Department of international organizations Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia.
  • 1996-2000 — Advisor, senior Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Russia to the UN.
  • 2000-2006 — head of Department, Deputy Director of the Department of international organizations Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia.
  • 2006-2011 — Deputy Permanent Representative of Russia to the World Trade Organization.
  • 2011-2012 — Deputy Permanent Representative of Russia to the United Nations office and other international organizations in Geneva.
  • 2012-2013 — Director of Department for humanitarian cooperation and human rights Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia.
  • 2013-2017 — Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia.
  • Since 27 July 2017 — Russia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations.

Permanent Representative of Russia to the UN[edit]

In March 2017 Nebenzya was named as one of the main candidates for the post of Permanent Representative of Russia to the United Nations alongside the Permanent Representative of Russia to NATO Alexander Grushko, and the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Anatoly Antonov.[3]

On April 21, 2017, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia nominated him for the post of UN Ambassador. Since 25 to 29 May 2017 He was officially approved of the Federal Assembly of Russia.[4]

Confirmation Process
Voting Body Vote Date Results
State Duma Committee on Foreign Affairs 25 May 2017[5] Approved
Federation Council Committee on Foreign Affairs 29 May 2017[6] Approved

President Putin appointed Nebenzya as Permanent Representative to the United Nations on July 27, 2017, and he presented his credentials to the UN Secretary-General António Guterres the following day.[7][8]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Указ Президента Российской Федерации №340 от 26 июля 2017 года «О Постоянном представителе Российской Федерации при Организации Объединенных Наций в Нью-Йорке, США, и Представителе Российской Федерации в Совете Безопасности Организации Объединенных Наций". kremlin.ru. Retrieved 27 July 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "NEBENZYA Vasily Alekseevich". www.mid.ru. Retrieved 27 July 2017. 
  3. ^ "«Коммерсантъ» назвал имя основного кандидата в постпреды России при ООН". Retrieved 27 July 2017. 
  4. ^ "МИД РФ выдвинул кандидатуру нового постпреда при ООН - Статьи - Известия". 21 April 2017. Retrieved 27 July 2017. 
  5. ^ "Дума может 25 мая рассмотреть кандидатуру Небензи на пост постпреда при ООН". 18 May 2017. Retrieved 27 July 2017. 
  6. ^ "Источник: кандидатуру на должность постпреда при ООН рассмотрят в СФ 29 мая". 16 May 2017. Retrieved 27 July 2017. 
  7. ^ "Указ Президента Российской Федерации №340 от 26 июля 2017 года «О Постоянном представителе Российской Федерации при Организации Объединенных Наций в Нью-Йорке, США, и Представителе Российской Федерации в Совете Безопасности Организации Объединенных Наций". kremlin.ru. Retrieved 27 July 2017. 
  8. ^ "О встрече Постоянного представителя России при ООН В.А.Небензи и Генерального секретаря Организации Объединенных Наций Антониу Гутерреша". russiaun.ru/ru. Retrieved 28 July 2017. 
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Pyotr Ilyichev
Permanent Representative of Russia to the United Nations
2017–present
Incumbent