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AMBASSADOR EXTRAORDINARY AND PLENIPOTENTIARY OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS

 
Dr. Alena KUPCHYNA


Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
of the Republic of Belarus to the Republic of Austria
and to the Republic of Croatia,

Permanent Representative to the International Organizations in Vienna and to the OSCE

  

 

Born on 14 August 1965 in the city of Minsk, Belarus.

Graduated from the Belarusian State University with distinction, Faculty of Law (1987); post-graduate study at the Belarusian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Philosophy and Law (1987-1990); Doctor of Law (1991).

Awarded with Order of Honour of the Republic of Belarus, has diplomatic rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.

1990-1992

Research Fellow, Institute of Philosophy and Law, Belarusian Academy of Sciences

1992-1995

Second Secretary, Head of International Treaties Division, Deputy Director, Legal Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus (MFA)

1995-1998

Counsellor, Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Belarus to UN Office and other international organizations at Geneva

2001-2002

Consultant, Department of International Organizations, MFA

2002-2004

Director of Department for Humanitarian, Ecological, Scientific and Technical Cooperation, MFA

2004-2006

Director of Department for Humanitarian Cooperation and Human Rights, MFA

2006-2012

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Republic of Hungary and to the Republic of Slovenia (with the residence in Budapest)

2012-2016

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus

since 15.12.2016

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Republic of Austria and to the Republic of Croatia (with residence in Vienna), Permanent Representative of the Republic of Belarus to the International Organizations in Vienna and to the OSCE

Speaks English, French. Has one son.