Yuriy A. Sergeyev

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Yuriy A. Sergeyev
Юрій Анатолійович Сергеєв
Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations
In office
18 April 2007 – 9 December 2015[1]
Preceded by Viktor Kryzhanivsky
Succeeded by Volodymyr Yelchenko[1]
Ambassador of Ukraine to Bahamas
(concurrently)
Assumed office
2008
President Viktor Yushchenko
Viktor Yanukovych
Ambassador of Ukraine to France
In office
2003–2007
President Viktor Yushchenko
Viktor Yanukovych
Preceded by Anatoliy Zlenko
Succeeded by Kostiantyn Tymochenko
Ambassador of Ukraine to Greece
(Albania concurrently)
In office
1997–2000
President Leonid Kuchma
Preceded by Borys Korneyenko
Personal details
Born (1956-02-05) 5 February 1956 (age 62)
Leninakan (Armenia)
Alma mater Kyiv University

Yuriy A. Sergeyev (Ukrainian: Юрій Анатолійович Сергеєв) (5 February 1956, Leninakan, Armenia) is a former Ukrainian diplomat and politician, who has served as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine, and Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Born on February 5, 1956 in Leninakan (Armenia), Sergeyev graduated from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ph.D. (1981). He is fluent in English, Russian and French.

Professional career and experience[edit]

1981–1992 — Assistant, Docent at the Philological Faculty of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Deputy Director of the Institute of Ukrainian Studies.

April 1992 — September 1993 — Director, Press Service of the Ministry of Foreign Affaires of Ukraine.

August — December 1994 — Director, Secretariat of the Minister for Foreign Affaires of Ukraine.

December 1994 — January 1997; September 1993 — August 1994 — Director, Directorate for Information of the Ministry of Foreign Affaires of Ukraine.

January — November 1997 — Counselor-Envoy for the Embassy of Ukraine to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

November 1997 — December 2000 — Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to Greece and Albania (with the residence in Athens).

December 2000 — February 2001 — Director-General, Directorate General for Foreign Policy of the Administration of the President of Ukraine.

February — July 2001 — Deputy Minister for Foreign Affaires of Ukraine.

July 2001 — March 2003 — Secretary of State of the Ministry of Foreign Affaires of Ukraine.

March 2003[2] — April 2007[3] — Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to France, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to UNESCO.

April 2007[4] — present Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations

2008[5] — present Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to Commonwealth of the Bahamas (with the residence in New York City)

On 9 December 2015 Volodymyr Yelchenko replaced Sergeyev as permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations.[1] Early February 2016 Sergeyev announced the end of his diplomatic career.[1]

Awards and decorations[edit]

  • April 2003 The State "Order of Merit" of Ukraine
  • Honorary Decree of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine

Diplomatic rank[edit]

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