New Permanent Representative of Kyrgyzstan Presents Credentials to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva
Almazbek Beishenaliev, the new Permanent Representative of Kyrgyzstan to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his credentials to Tatiana Valovaya, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva.
Prior to his appointment to Geneva, Mr. Beishenaliev had been serving as Minister of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic since 2020. He was the Director of the Regional Institute for Central Asia from 2018 to 2020, and Head of the Department of Education, Culture and Sports of the Government Office of the Kyrgyz Republic from 2017 to 2018.
Mr. Beishenaliev was a Visiting Professor at Johns Hopkins University in the United States from 2016 to 2017; and Vice-Rector for Science and External Relations of the International University “Ala-Too” in the Kyrgyz Republic from 2014 to 2017. He was a postdoctoral fellow at Johns Hopkins University from 2013 to 2014; Visiting Professor at the University of Northern Iowa in the United States in 2013; Vice-Rector and Director of the Institute of Foreign Languages at Vistula University in Warsaw, Poland in 2012 and 2013; Lecturer at the Faculty of International Relations of the International University (Ala-Too) from 2008 to 2011; and President and Chair of the Board of the Association of Young Entrepreneurs in the Kyrgyz Republic from 2007 to 2010.
Mr. Beishenaliev has a master’s degree in didactics and English from the Pedagogical University RH-Ludwigsburg in Germany (2004-2007); a PhD in pedagogical sciences from Kyrgyz State University (2009-2011); and a doctorate degree in historical sciences from the same University (2012-2017). He is widely published in international and local scientific journals and books. He was born on 2 June 1981 in Kyrgyzstan.