Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the Council of Europe
In 2003, Dmytro Kuleba started his diplomatic career at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine after graduating from the Institute of International Relations, Taras Shevchenko National University (Kyiv, Ukraine).
He was posted to the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the OSCE (2005-2009).
He also worked at the office of Ukraine’s Foreign Minister from 2010 to 2012 covering public communications and multilateral diplomacy, including Ukraine’s Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (2011).
In 2013, Dmytro served as advisor to Vice-Prime-Minister of Ukraine.
After quitting civil service, from October 2013 to June 2014, Dmytro worked in a non-governmental sector as Chair of the Board of the UART Foundation for Cultural Diplomacy.
He returned to diplomatic service as Ambassador-at-Large to launch strategic communications and public diplomacy at Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry (2014).
Ambassador Kuleba has published widely on international law, Ukraine’s foreign policy and the role of communications in hybrid war. He is the author of a book “Ukraine’s Participation in International Organizations: Legal Theory and Practice” (2007).
He holds a degree in international law from Taras Shevchenko National University (Kyiv, Ukraine, 2006).
You can follow him on Twitter @DmytroKuleba
Dmytro was born on 19 April 1981 in Sumy, Ukraine. He is married to Zhenya Kuleba. They have two children.