Leadership

Minister of National Defence
Mihnea Ioan Motoc


 Career


- 17 Nov 2015: Minister of National Defence
- 11 Sep 2015 – 17 Nov 2015: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Court of St James's
- 2008 – 2015: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Romania to the European Union
- 2003 – 2008: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Romania to the United Nations - New York
- 2004 – 2005: Romanian Representative on the UN Security Council
- 2001 – 2003: State Secretary for European Integration and Multilateral Affairs, Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- 1999 – 2001: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Permanent Representative to OPCW
- 1997 – 1999: Director General, Head of the European and Euro-Atlantic Department, Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- 1996 – 1997: Director, Head of the EU Department, Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- 1994 – 1996: Deputy Director, Human Rights Department, Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- 1991 – 1994: Diplomat, Human Rights Department, International Law and Treaties Department, Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- 1989 – 1991: Trainee magistrate and magistrate, Bucharest

 


Education

 

- 1991 – 1992: LLM, Master’s in International Public and Comparative Law, George Washington University, Washington D.C.
- 1990 – 1991: Post-graduate studies in International Public and Private Law, University of Nice
- 1985 – 1989: JD, Law School, University of Bucharest

 

 

Foreign Languages


- English – fluent
- French – fluent

 

Awards and Decorations


- 2007 – Officer of the Order of Diplomatic Merit, “in recognition of, and high appreciation for the remarkable performance in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, successfully representing Romania’s foreign policy strategies”
- 2000 – Commander of the National Order For Merit, “for outstanding service to national foreign policy”

 

Miscellaneous


- Born: 11 November 1966, Bucharest
- Married to Iulia, with a son, Luca-Mihnea

 










 

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