Ambassador in 2006-2012
H.E. Ms. Alena KUPCHYNA
Born in 1965 in the city of Minsk, Belarus.
Graduated from the Belarusian State University, Faculty of Law (1987); Post-graduate study at the Belarusian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Philosophy and Law (international law, constitutional law) (1987-1990); Doctor of Law (1991).
1990–1992 – Research Fellow, Institute of Philosophy and Law, Belarusian Academy of Sciences;
1992–1993 – Second Secretary, Legal Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus;
1993–1994 – Head of International Treaties Division, Legal Department, MFA;
1994–1995 – Deputy Director of Legal Department, MFA;
1995–1997 – Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Belarus to UN Office and other international organizations at Geneva;
1997–1998 – Deputy Permanent Representative of Belarus to UN Office and other international organizations at Geneva;
2001–2002 – Consultant, Department of International Organizations, MFA;
2002–2004 – Director of Department for Humanitarian, Ecological, Scientific and Technical Cooperation, MFA;
2004–2006 – Director of Department for Humanitarian Cooperation and Human Rights, MFA.
2006–2012 – Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Republic of Hungary
2008–2012 – Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Republic of Slovenia (with the residence in Budapest)
Languages: Belarusian, English, French, Russian
Has one son