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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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    International relations, Oriental studies.

Connections

Spouse Raissa, National of Ukraine.

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Raissa