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Georgia, Tbilisi, Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria

Head of Mission

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Dessislava IVANOVA

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Bulgaria to Georgia - since September 2016
 

Awards:

19 July 2018 – Silver Badge of Honour of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria

Professional experience:    

Since 3 September 2016 - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotntiary of the Republic of Bulgaria to Georgia


2016 - Director of the Foreign Policy Planning, Information & Coordination Directorate, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sofia


2013-2016 - Counsellor, Deputy Director and Head of Department at Foreign Policy Planning, Information & Coordination Directorate, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sofia

2012-2013 - First Secretary at Foreign Policy Planning, Information & Coordination Directorate, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sofia

2009-2012 - First Secretary, Acting Head of the Political Section, Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in London

2008-2009 – Chief of Cabinet of Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria in charge of monitoring and coordinating the EU funding, Administration of the Council of Ministers, Sofia

2008 - Head of EU Financial Policies Unit at European Union Directorate, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sofia

2006-2007 - Second Secretary, Liaison Officer for the German Presidency of the EU, Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Berlin

2005-2006 - Second Secretary, Chargé d’affaires a.i., Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Nicosia

2003-2005 - Third Secretary, in charge for the OSCE Missions in the Western Balkans during the Bulgarian Presidency of the OSCE, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Bulgaria to the UN and OSCE in Vienna

2001-2003 - Senior Expert, Analyses and Planning Directorate, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sofia

2000-2001 - Chief Expert, Information and Public Relations Directorate, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sofia

1996-2000 – International news editor and speaker of news broadcast, Nova TV, Sofia

1995 – Journalist, Otechestven Front newspaper, Press group 168 hours, Sofia

1994 - Trainee journalist, BBC World Service, Bulgarian Section, London, United Kingdom (UK Scholarship holder)

1993 – International news editor, Vecherni Novini newspaper, Sofia

 

Education:

2011-2012 - University of East Anglia London, United Kingdom

MA in International Business and Diplomacy

1992-1997 - Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communications, Sofia, Bulgaria

MA in Journalism

1987-1992 - Secondary English Language School, Varna, Bulgaria

 

Additional Qualifications

2002 – Diplomatic Academy of German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bonn/Berlin

 

Foreign Languages: 

English, German, Russian

 

Contact details: [email protected]; +995 32 2910194/95

 

 

 

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