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Dr. Valentin INZKO The High Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo


1967-1972 Studies Law, Serbo-Croatian and Russian language at Graz University
1972-1974 Diplomatic Academy in Vienna
1974-1978 UN OP Office Ulan Bator, Mongolia
1978-1980 UNDP Office Colombo, Sri Lanka
1981-1982 Eastern and South East European Department, including Yugoslavia, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Vienna
1982-1986 Press Department, Austrian Embassy Belgrade, Serbia
1986-1989 Deputy Chairman of the Disarmament Commission, Austrian Mission to the UN, New York, 1st and 5th Committee
1989-1990 Deputy Head of Press and Information Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Vienna
1991-1995 Founding Director of the Austrian Cultural Institute, Prague
1992 Founding Head of the OSCE Observer Mission in Novi Pazar, Sandzhak, Serbia
1996-1999 First post-war Ambassador of Austria to Bosnia Herzegovina
2000-2004 Head of Eastern and South East European Department and COWEB delegate, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2002 Observer of the Montenegrin Parliamentary Elections
2005-2009 Austrian Ambassador to the Republic of Slovenia
since 2009 EU Special Representative in Bosnia Herzegovina


Honorary citizen of Sarajevo