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Peter Burian

PETER BURIAN
State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic



Peter Burian



Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic
Hlboká cesta 2
833 36 Bratislava 37
Slovak Republic
Tel.:+ 421 2 5978 3101


Date of Birth: March 21th, 1959
Place of Birth: Hlohovec, Slovakia
Nationality: Slovak
Status: married, two children

Education

1989 - 1991Diplomatic Academy in Moscow, Russia
1983Institute of International Relations, School of Law, Comenius University in Bratislava
1981 - 1982study program, University of Cairo, Egypt
1978 - 1983St. Petersburg State University – Department of Oriental Studies, Russia

Professional Career

April 2012 -State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic
2008 - 2012Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary – Slovak Embassy in Washington, D.C., USA
2006 - 2008Permanent Representative of Slovakia to the United Nations Security Council
2004 - 2008Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Slovakia to the United Nations in New York, USA
2003 - 2004Director of the Policy Planning and Analysis Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Slovakia
1999 - 2003Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Head of Slovakia´s Mission to NATO and WEU in Brussels, Belgium
1997Director General for Human Dimension Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Slovakia
1993 - 1997II. Secretary, later chargé d’affaires a.i. and Minister Counselor, Deputy Chief of Mission, Slovak Embassy in Washington, D.C., USA
1992II. Secretary, Embassy of the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic in Washington, D.C., USA
1991 - 1992Czechoslovak Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Middle East Department
1987 - 1989chargé d’affaires a.i., Czechoslovak Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon
1983 - 1987Czechoslovak Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Middle East Department
1983 - 1992Czechoslovak Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Language skills

English, French, Russian, Arabic, German