Büyükelçinin Özgeçmişi

Personal information

Born on 23.10.1953 in Gaziantep

Married, one daughter

Speaks English (Fluent) French (Fair)

Educational background

1965-1972Ankara College, High School,

1972-1976B.A on International Relations, Faculty of Political Sciences, Ankara University

1976-1977M.A. on International Relations,
Faculty of Political Sciences, Ankara Universitesi

Diplomatic career

1977Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA);

1977-1980Third & Second Secretary at the Department of International

Security Affairs, MFA;

1980-1982Second Secretary of the Turkish Embassy, New Delhi

1982-1985First Secretary at the Turkish Permanent Mission to the United

Nations, Office in Europe, Geneva;

1985-1987Chief of Cabinet of the Under Secretary of the MFA;

1987-1991Political Counsellor at the Turkish Embassy, London;

1991-1993Director of Department for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, MFA

1993-1997Minister, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Turkish Mission to Organisation For

Security and Cooperation inEurope (OSCE), Vienna;

1997-2001Minister, Deputy Director General for Arms Control, Disarmament and OSCE, MFA;

2002-2005 Ambassador of Turkey to India

2006-2009Director General for Multilateral Political Affairs, MFA

2009-2011Ambassador of Turkey to Greece

2011-2013Deputy Undersecretary for European and EU Affairs, MFA

2013-2016Ambassador of Turkey to Austria

2016-Ambassador of Turkey to Portugal

Published articles

-Confidence and Security Building measures: From the Experience of OSCE leading to CICA,

U.S.I. Journal, Vol. CXXXII, October 2002,New Delhi

- “Peace Support Operations”, Foreign Policy Journal, Quarterly Publication of

the Foreign Policy Institute, 1-4/2007,Ankara.

- The vision for Turkey on the UNSC, Turkish Policy Quarterly, Summer 2008,

Vol.7.no:2, Ankara

Awards, Decorations and Certificates

-Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Black Sea Regional Security

Program, May-June 2001 (certificate)

-Top Diplomat Award for Excellence 2004, Indian Institute of Marketing and Management.

(Trophy and certificate)

- Order of Orange Nassau, Her Majesty Beatrix Queen of Netherlands, 26 April 2013

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09.00 - 12.30 / 14.00 - 17.30

Consular Section - Working Days - 09.30 - 12.30
2/13/2018 Mardi Gras
3/30/2018 Easter
4/25/2018 Liberation Day
5/1/2018 Labour Day
5/31/2018 Corpus Christi Day
6/13/2018 St. Anthony's Day (Lisbon Day)
8/15/2018 Assumption Day
10/5/2018 Republic Day
11/1/2018 All Saint's Day
12/1/2018 Restoration of Independence Day
12/8/2018 Immaculate Conception Day
12/25/2018 Christmas