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Gunnar Gunnarsson f. 16.03.1948

Tölvupóstur:  gunnar.gunnarsson@utn.stjr.is

Curriculum Vitae

Gunnar Gunnarsson, born 16 March 1948 in Reykjavík, Iceland.

 

 

 

 

 

 

1979-1987   Director, Icelandic Commission on Security and International Affairs

1978-1987   Lecturer in International Politics, University of Iceland

1987-1991   Assistant Professor in International Politics, University of Iceland

1989-1991   Adviser to the Minister for Foreign Affairs

1991-1992   Political Director, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

1992-1993   Ambassador to the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe

1994-1998   Ambassador to the Russian Federation, as well as Ukraine, Georgia, Moldovo, Bulgaria, Romania and Mongolia

1998-2001   Ambassador, Political Department, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

2001-2002   Director of Defence Department, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

2002-2008   Ambassador and Permanent Representative to NATO and the WEU, Brussels, and OPCW, The Hague

2008-2011   Ambassador, Political Department, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

2011-          Ambassador to the Kingdom of Sweden (October) as well as Cyprus, Albania, Syria and Kuwait. 

 

Married to Unnur Ulfarsdottir. They have two daughters.

 

Academic background:

Diplom Politologe, Freie Universität, Berlin, 1978

 



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