Jurijs POGREBŅAKS

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Jurijs POGREBŅAKS

Ambassador of Latvia to Kazakhstan Republic

Date and Place of Birth

14 May 1973, Daugavpils, Latvija

 

Education

1990 - 1994

University of Latvia, Faculty of History and Philosophy; Bachelor's degree in History

Papildis izglītība

10.2004 - 05.2005

International Training Course in Security Policy, Geneva Centre for Security Studies, Geneva, Switzerland

03.2004

International Crisis Management Course, NATO School in Oberammergau, Germany 

09.2003

Senior Executive seminar 03-6, George C. Marshall European Centerfor Security Studies, Germany

01. - 03.2000

European Training Course in Security Policy, Geneva Centre for Security Studies, Geneva, Switzerland

01. - 06.1997

Security Policy Studies, George C. MarshallEuropean Centerfor Security Studies, Germany
 

Professional experience

From 27.08.2015

Ambassador of Latvia to Kazakhstan Republic

09.2011 - 08.2015

Counsellor, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of the Republic of Latvia to the United States of America

10.2009 - 08.2011

Foreign policy adviser to the Head of Riga City Council

07.2009 - 09.2009

Counsellor, Russia Division, First Bilateral Relations Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia

11.2005 - 07.2009

Counsellor, Embassy of the Republic of Latvia to the Republic of Turkey

07.2003 - 11.2005

Head of NATO Integration Division, Security Policy Department (as of January 2004 – Head of International Operations and Crisis Management Division), Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia

08.2000 - 07.2003

First Secretary, Embassy of the Republic of Latvia to the Czech Republic 

04.2000 - 08.2000

First Secretary, Division of the Central European Countries, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia 

05.1995 - 04.2000

Desk Officer, later – Deputy Head of Division, Commonwealth of Independent States Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia 

09.1994 - 05.1995

Political Correspondent at Newspaper „Labrīt”, Deputy Editor for the edition in russian 

Awards
2004

Minister’s of Defence Award – Commemorative Medal for Advancing Latvia’s Membership to NATO “NATO Summit” 

2003

Certificate of Recognition on the Day of de iure recognition of the Republic of Latvia

1998.

State Secretary’s Award, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia

Languages

Latvian

native

English

fluent

Russian

fluent

Czech

basic