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Sergey Sizov, LL.M., joined IIASA in December 2016.
He holds a Master of Laws degree (highest honors) and LL.B. (honors) from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University), where he specialized in public and private international law and the European Union legislation. While graduate student, he acted as assistant to Barrister at "Finance, Law, Management", LLC on legal consultation, Moscow. He also completed advanced courses of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), the European Studies Institute (ESI, MGIMO University) and the Institute of Postgraduate European Studies, College of Europe.
After graduation, Mag. Sizov started career at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. His progressively responsible experience in multilateral diplomacy amounts to 10 years and includes, inter alia, assignments to MFA Department of Economic Cooperation, Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the European Union (Brussels, Belgium), MFA All-European Cooperation Department and Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the International Organizations in Vienna. He was actively engaged in a number of negotiations, also at the highest level, with national governments and international global/regional organizations on a large range of issues.
At IIASA Mag. Sizov assists in coordinating Institute's interaction with relevant ministries and agencies, intergovernmental organizations and NGOs, diplomatic corps, academic and business communities, supports IIASA science diplomacy activities and performs other duties.
Mag. Sizov holds a diplomatic rank of First Secretary. He speaks English, French and Russian.
Last update: 30-JUN-2017
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