|Name Peter Burian|
|Education Saint Petersburg State University|
Doorstep by peter burian ahead of meeting of eu and central asian ministers for education
Peter Burian (born 21 March 1959) is the current EU Special Representative for Central Asia.
- Doorstep by peter burian ahead of meeting of eu and central asian ministers for education
- Peter burian ukrajincov sme zachr nili od zimy
Born in Hlohovec, Slovakia, Peter Burian graduated in Oriental Studies at St. Petersburg University in the USSR and entered the service of the Czechoslovak foreign ministry in 1983. Following the breakup of Czechoslovakia on 1 January 1993, he was appointed chargé d'affaires at the newly independent Slovakia's embassy in Washington, D.C. and, shortly after, deputy chief of mission. In 1999, he became the Slovak Ambassador to NATO, based in Brussels, Belgium. He was also Slovakia's permanent representative to the UN from 22 December 2004 to November 2008 and sat on the Security Council when Slovakia was a Member (being the Security Council President for the month of February 2007). He became the Slovak Ambassador to the US in December 2008. He also served as the State Secretary at the Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs.