Berdennikov Grigory

Berdennikov Grigory

Russian Federation Representative in the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation (former Deputy Foreign Minister, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva) (Russia)

Grigory Berdennikov is a Russian diplomat, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary. He is former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, former Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the International Organisations in Vienna, former Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva.

In 1998, he was appointed Director of the Foreign Ministry’s Department of Security and Disarmament Affairs. He is a member of the Collegium of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia.

Since 1993, he served as Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva.

In 1992, he was appointed Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

Since 1986, Berdennikov served as a consultant and then as Deputy Head of the Foreign Ministry's Department of Arms Limitation and Disarmament.

Since 1981, he served as the Second Secretary and the First Secretary of the Permanent Mission of the USSR to the UN and Other International Organisations in Geneva.

In 1978, he was appointed an attaché and the Third Secretary of the Foreign Ministry's Department of International Organisations.

In 1973-1978, he served as an officer and as an attaché in the Permanent Mission of the USSR to the UN in New York.

He graduated from Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) in 1973, and in 1991 completed advanced professional training course at the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

Mr Berdennikov was born on 24 December 1950 in Moscow.