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YOURI N. KOCHUBEY

Background

  • KOCHUBEY, YOURI N. was born on July 9, 1932 in Poltava, Ukraine.

  • Education

    • Kiev University, Ukraine, 1950-1955, Diploma (Honours). Institute of Oriental Studies, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Academy of Science(s), 1977, Candidate of Philological Sciences. Spoken languages: Ukrainian, English, French, Russ.

    Career

    • Assistant Director-General, Representative of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization to United Nations & Specialized Agency in Geneva, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Liaison Office(s) since 1990. Assistant Director-General for General Administration, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Paris, 1987-1990. Deputy Foreign Minister, Chairman of Ukrainian National Commission for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 1981-1987.

      Chief, Department of International Organization, Member of the Board, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ukraine, 1977-1981. Ukrainian Permanent Representative to United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 1971-1977. Various positions in Ukrainian Dipl Serv, 1957-1971.

      First, Second Secretary, Permanent Mission to the United Nations, New York, 1963-1968. Various positions in Ukrainian Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries, 1955-1957.

    Membership

    Member: Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Association of Orientalists. Society Asiatique, Paris. Russian Palestinian Society, Academy of Sciences.

    President, Ukrainian Association of Orientalists and Africanists.

    Personality

    Interests

    International relations, Oriental studies.

    Connections

    • Spouse Raissa, National of Ukraine.
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    Born July 9, 1932
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