Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Kiev
1975 Graduated from the T. Shevchenko Kyiv State University, International Relations and International Law Department
1975-1981 Attaché, Third, Second and First Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1986-1992 First Secretary, Counsellor, Head of the Secretariat of Minister for Foreign Affairs, Director, Department of Political Analyses and Planning
1992-1995 Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, First Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs.
1992-1995 Head of the National Committee of Ukraine on disarmament questions
1993-1995 Head of State Committee on of Ukraine s accession to Council of Europe
Since1993 Member of Ukrainian-American consultative committee, Member of the Board of Directors of East-West Institute in New-York
1995-1998 Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Ukraine to the Kingdom of Belgium, Kingdom of the Netherlands, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg;
1995-1998 Represented Ukraine in European Union, responsible for cooperation with Western European Union and acted as Ukraine s representative to the North-Atlantic Cooperation Council, Ukraine s representative to the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council, First Head of Ukraine s Mission to NATO.
1998-2000 Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Member of National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine
1999-2000 Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine under V.Juschenko Government
2001-2002 Director of the Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation, Director, Institute for Social studies and International Relations of the Inter-Regional Academy (University) for Personnel Management.
2002 Member of Parliament
2002 Head of European integration Committee of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine