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Dr. Michael REITERER Ambassador of the European Union to the Republic of Korea, Seoul


1978 Dr. jur., University of Innsbruck 1979 Diploma in International Relations, Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies, Bologna Center 1981 Research Assistant, UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Geneva; Certificate International Court of Justice, Research Session, The Hague 1982-1985 Austrian Deputy Trade Commissioner for Western Africa, Abidjan 1985-1989 Austrian Deputy Trade Commissioner for Japan, Tokyo 1985 Diplôme de Hautes Etudes Internationales, IHEID - The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva 1990-1992 Counsellor, Economic Affairs, Austrian Permanent Mission to the GATT - General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, Geneva 1992-1997 Deputy Director General, Department for European Integration and Trade Policy, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Vienna 1995-1998 Co-Chair (trade) of the Joint Session of Trade and Environment Experts, OECD, Paris 1996 Panelist of a WTO Dispute Settlement Panel (US/Canada - Split Run Editions) 1997-1998 Minister-Counsellor, Head of the Industrial and Commercial Affairs Section, Permanent Representation of Austria to the EU, EESC Counsellor - European Economic and Social Committee of the EU, Brussels 1998-2002 Counsellor, ASEM - Asia-Europe Meeting, European Commission, Directorate-General for External Relations, Brussels 2002-2007 Minister, Deputy Head of the Delegation of the European Commission to Japan, Tokyo 2005 Adjunct Professor for International Politics, University of Innsbruck (Dozent f. internationale Politik) 2007-2011 Ambassador of the European Union to Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein, Bern 2012-2016 Principal Advisor, Asia-Pacific Department, European External Action Service (EEAS), Brussels since 2017 Ambassador of the European Union to the Republic of Korea, Seoul