Dmytro Kuleba

Dmytro Kuleba is the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine. He was born in 1981 in Sumy, Ukraine.

In 2003, Dmytro Kuleba graduated with honour from the Institute of International Relations, Taras Shevchenko University (Kyiv, Ukraine), where he studied international law. In 2006 Mr.Kuleba obtained a Ph.D. in Law.

From 2003 to 2010 he worked at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and at the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the OSCE.

He also worked at the office of Ukraine’s Foreign Minister from 2010 to 2013 in charge of the issues related to the image of Ukraine abroad, international organizations, relations with the United States.

During January-June 2013, Mr.Kuleba served as advisor to Deputy Prime Minister for Humanitarian Affairs.

After quitting civil service in 2013, Dmytro Kuleba chaired the Board of the UART Foundation for Cultural Diplomacy.

In 2014 Dmytro Kuleba returned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as Ambassador-at-Large to launch strategic communications. He introduced the concepts of digital diplomacy, strategic communications, cultural diplomacy and public diplomacy into the Ministry’s work.

In 2016 Mr. Kuleba was appointed as Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the Council of Europe.

From August 2019 to March 2020 – Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine.

Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine since March 04, 2020.

Dmytro Kuleba is author of a book "The War for Reality. How to Win in the World of Fakes, Truths and Communities."

He is married and has two children.