Who's Who


  Doru-Romulus COSTEA

   Permanent Representative of Romania to the
   United Nations Office and
   International Organizations in Geneva

Date and place of birth: September 22, 1953, Cehul Silvaniei, Salaj, Romania
Nationality: Romanian
Married, one son and one daughter.
Languages: Arabic, English, French.

TRAINING

1980 One-year post-graduate course - International Law, Academy of Political Science;
1976 University of Bucharest, Faculty of Foreign Languages, Oriental Languages Division, Arabic and English;

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

December 2003 Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Romania to the UN Office-Geneva
2001 - 2003 Director, Department of Analysis and Information, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA); minister-counselor;
1997 - 2001 Ambassador of Romania to the Arab Republic of Egypt;
1995 - 1997 Director, Policy Planning Department, MFA;
1991 - 1995 Ambassador of Romania to the State of Kuwait and the Sultanate of Oman;
1990 - 1991 Deputy Director, Department of Middle East and North Africa, MFA;
1990, Feb - June 3rd Secretary, Department of Political Synthesis;
1990, Jan - Feb Analyst, Department of Foreign Policy, Council of the National Salvation Front;
1976-1989 Interpreter, International Center for Political Studies;
1976, Aug - Oct Desk officer, PRODEXPORT Foreign Trade Company;

EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Associate lecturer at the Diplomatic Academy of MFA on political analysis, strategies, diplomatic communication;
Lecturer at the Academy of High Military Studies, Bucharest;
Lecturer with the National School for Political and Administrative Studies;
Guest-professor with the Faculty of Journalism and Communication, University of Bucharest (1996, 1997);
Columnist in Romanian monthly "Flacara";

AWARDS

2003 Yearly Award of Innovative Diplomacy for 2002;
1999 Order of Faithful Service (officer).