Permanent Delegate

 

H.E. Mr. Alexander KUZNETSOV

appointed Permanent Delegate of the Russian Federation to UNESCO
by the decree of the President of the Russian Federation of 19 September 2016

 

Date of birth

1951

Education

graduated from Moscow State Institute of international relations, USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MGIMO) (1974)

Academic careers

Ph.d. (Candidate of sciences (History))

Languages

English, French, Spanish, Italian

Rank

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

 

Professional activities:

 

1974-1993

occupied various diplomatic positions in the MFA, embassies of the USSR/Russia in Argentina, Spain, USA and France

1993-1995

Counsellor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs

1995-2000

Deputy Permanent Delegate of Russia to UNESCO (Paris)

2000-2005

Deputy Director, Director the Foreign Policy Planning Department of the MFA, member of the Board of the MFA

Professor of Moscow State Linguistic University

2005-2012

Ambassador to Spain

2012-2016

Director of the Department of History and Records of the MFA, member of the Board of the MFA, member of the Board of the Federal Archival Agency of Russia

Professor of Russian State University for Humanities

Marital status

married, has a son and a daughter