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Jean DE RUYT Ambassador, Belgian Embassy, Roma

CV

1973-1974 Press Attache, Belgian Embassy Kinshasa
1975-1978 Deputy Head of Mission, Belgian Embassy Algiers
1978-1981 Director, Investment Promotion, New York
1982 Deputy, Middle East Department, Foreign Ministry
1982-1987 Counsellor, Permanent Representation to European Union
1987-1991 Deputy Chief of Mission, Belgian Embassy Washington
1991-1994 Director, Politico-Military Affairs and Co-Ordinator for European Security Matters, Foreign Ministry
1993-1994 Permanent Representative to WEU
1994-1996 Ambassador of Belgium to Poland
1995-1996 Foreign Minister´s Representative for preventive Diplomacy and Peacekeeping in Africa
1996-1997 Ambassador of Belgium to NATO
1997-2001 Director General Political Affairs
2001-2004 Ambassador of Belgium to United Nations
since 2004 Ambassador of Belgium to Italy

Publications

L Acte Unique Européen, Editions de l Université de Bruxelles 1987, second Edition 1989
European Political Cooperation towards a European Foreign Policy, Atlantic Council of the U.S., 1989
Un ministre pour une politique étrangère européenne, Policy paper, Schuman centre, EUI, Florence, 2005