AN UPDATED EU STRATEGY FOR A STRONGER PARTNERSHIP IN CENTRAL ASIA

AN UPDATED EU STRATEGY FOR A STRONGER PARTNERSHIP IN CENTRAL ASIA
By H. E. Peter Burian, EU Special Representative for Central Asia

TUESDAY, 15 MARCH
10:00–11:10 / HALL 237
Valikhanov Building / KIMEP UNIVERSITY

Registration: Required (please, send an email to nelli.sarova@kimep.kz)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peter Burian is EU Special Representative for Central Asia. Born in Slovakia, he
graduated in Oriental Studies at St. Petersburg University in the USSR and entered
the service of the Czechoslovak foreign ministry in 1983. Following the breakup
of Czechoslovakia in 1993, Burian was appointed Chargé d’Affaires at the newly
independent Slovakia’s embassy in Washington, D.C. and, shortly after, deputy
chief of mission. In 1999, he became the Slovak Ambassador to NATO, based in
Brussels, Belgium. He was also Slovakia’s permanent representative to the UN from
22 December 2004 to November 2008 and sat on the Security Council when Slovakia
was a Member (being the Security Council President for the month of February 2007).
He became the Slovak Ambassador to the US in December 2008. He also served as the
State Secretary at the Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

 

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