WSF2015 Speaker: Pavlo Klimkin Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine
The Organizing Committee of the WSF is proud to announce that Mr Pavlo Klimkin, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, will be a speaker at the Warsaw Security Forum 2015. We are delighted to have an opportunity to hear Mr Klimkin opinion on the future of the Eastern Partnership and Ukraine’s role in it.
Mr Pavlo Klimkin was born on 25 December 1967 in Kursk.
1991 – graduated from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Department of Aerophysics and Space Research, Master`s degree in Physics and Mathematics
1991 – 1993 – research officer, National Academy of Science of Ukraine, Paton Welding Institute
1993 – 1997 – Attaché, Third, Second Secretary, Directorate-General for Arms Control and Disarmament, MFA of Ukraine
1997 – 2000 – Third, Second Secretary, Embassy of Ukraine in the Federal Republic of Germany (political, scientific and technical issues)
2000 – 2002 – First Secretary, Counselor, Department for Economic Cooperation, MFA of Ukraine
2002 – 2004 – Head of division for economic and sectoral cooperation with the EU, Department for European integration, MFA of Ukraine
2004 – 2008 – Minister-Counselor, Embassy of Ukraine to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
03.2008 – 04.2010 – Director of the EU Department, MFA of Ukraine
04.2010 – 04.2011 – Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine
04.2011 – 06.2012 – Deputy Minister, Head of Staff
06.2012 – 06.2014 – Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the Federal Republic of Germany
19.06.2014 – appointed Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine
Fluent in English and German languages, basic knowledge of French and Spanish