Permanent Representative

Mrs. Zhanar Aitzhanova


Education:

1982-1988

Kazakh State University, Diploma in History and English Language;

1989-1990

Post-graduate Research Program at the Moscow State University;

1991-1992

Post-graduate Studies at the Charles University and the Central European University, Prague, Czech Republic;

1996-1997

Executive Program in Economics and Public Finance, Joint Vienna Institute, Vienna, Austria;

2002-2003

John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, USA, Master in Public Administration.

Professional experience:

1993-1996


Programme Officer, Head of the Governance and Economic Transition Unit, UN/UNDP Office in the Republic of Kazakhstan;

1998-1999


UNDP Assistant Resident Representative in Mongolia;

1999-2002


Programme Coordinator, Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS, UNDP, New York;

2003-2010


Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

2005-2016


Special Representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan at the WTO Accession Negotiations;

2010-2011


Minister for Economic Development and Trade of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

2011-2016


Minister for Economic Integration of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

June 2016 -present


Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Swiss Confederation,

Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the United Nations Office and other International Organisations in Geneva;

May 2017 - present


Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the State of Vatican and to the Principality of Liechtenstein concurrently.

Diplomatic rank:

Envoy Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the II Class

Marital status:

Married, has two sons.

Languages:

Kazakh, Russian, English, Czech.

Created at : 13.03.2017, 15:00, Updated at : 31.05.2017, 09:00