Permanent Representative

Mrs. Zhanar Aitzhanova


Education:

1982-1988

Kazakh State UniversityDiploma 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 -September 2019

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

May 2017 - September 2019

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

June 2016 - presentPermanent Representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the United Nations Office and other International Organisations in Geneva.

Diplomatic rank:

Envoy Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the I Class

Marital status:

Married, has two sons.

Languages:

Kazakh, Russian, English, Czech.

Created at : 13.03.2017, 15:00, Updated at : 18.09.2019, 09:00