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AMBASSADOR EXTRAORDINARY AND PLENIPOTENTIARY OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS

 

ALEXANDER D. SIDORUK

AMBASSADOR EXTRAORDINARY AND PLENIPOTENTIARY
OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS TO THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA
AND CONCURRENTLY TO THE REPUBLIC OF ANGOLA, REPUBLIC OF MOZAMBIQUE, REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA AND REPUBLIC OF ZIMBABWE

Date & Place of Birth: 14th January, 1968 Kobrin, Brest region, Belarus

Education: 

1985-92  Minsk State Linguistic University
               Degree: Interpreter of English & French
1990-92  Degree: International Economic Activities

1994-95  Academy of Administration of the President of the Republic of Belarus
               Degree: Public Administration

Language Skills:  Russian, Belarusian, English, French

Professional experience:

1992-1995  Senior Expert, Dept. of Foreign Economic Relations, Brest Regional Administration
1995-1997  Attaché, 3rd Secretary, Regional Cooperation Unit, Dept. of International Economic Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus
1997-1999 3rd, 2nd, 1st Secretary, Counsellor, EU-CoE Unit, Dept. of Regional Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus
1998-1999  Regional Stabilisation Officer, OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina
2000-2004  Counsellor, Head of the Trade and Economic Group, Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in the Kingdom of Belgium / Mission of Belarus to the European Union
2005-2007  Head of the Trade Defence and Market Access Division, Department of External Economic Activities, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus
2007-2011 Counsellor, Head of the Trade and Economic Group,  Embassy of Belarus in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
2011-2013 Senior Counsellor, Head of Unit, Department of Eurasian Integration,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus
2014 Monitoring Officer, OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine
2013-2017 Head, Directorate General for Russia, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus

By the Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus of 7th December, 2017 No.435 has been appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Republic of South Africa and concurrently to the Republic of Angola, Republic of Mozambique, Republic of Namibia and Republic of Zimbabwe.

Has the 2nd class of State Employee and diplomatic rank of Envoy Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the 1st class.

Married, has a daughter.