State Secretary for Strategic Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Romania, Bucharest
Bogdan Lucian Aurescu has been Secretary of State for Strategic Affairs since 2009 and Secretary of State for European Affairs since 2010 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania. Mr. Aurescu started his diplomatic career in 1996, when he joined the Legal and Treaties Directorate at the Ministry of the Foreign Affairs. Between 2003 and 2004 he was Under-Secretary of State within the Ministry and Romanian Government Agent for the European Court of Human Rights. Since 2004 Mr. Aurescu has been the Romanian Agent before the International Court of Justice. Furthermore, he is a member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, a member of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe and the President of the International Law Section of the Romanian Association for International Law and International Relations. Mr. Aurescu is a diplomat, scholar and author of many publications on international law.