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Vladimir Kuznetsov

Vladimir Kuznetsov

Director, United Nations Information Centre in Moscow

Biography

Since 2015, he has held the position of Director of United Nations Information Centre in Moscow.

In 2008-2015, he served as Deputy Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), based in Rome, Italy, as well as held the position of Minister Counselor of the Russian Embassy in Italy. 

From 1999 to 2008, Mr. Kuznetsov was the Deputy Director of the Department of Information and Press of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

Vladimir Kuznetsov graduated in international relations from Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University). He also earned a PhD in historical sciences from Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University) and received a master’s degree in finance and insurance from Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation.