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Republic of Cyprus
Head of Mission

H.E. Ambassador Christina Rafti

Curriculum Vitae


. BA in Law, National and Capodistrian University of Athens

. LLM in Law in Development, University of Warwick, UK

. Barrister at Law


Ministry of Foreign Affairs
. October 2015 - Present: Ambassador of Cyprus to Lebanon

. August 2014 – September 2015: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nicosia- Head of the Department of Multilateral Affairs and International Organizations.

. March 2014 - July 2014: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nicosia- Head of the Schengen Department

. September 2009 - February 2014: Deputy Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations, New York. Served as Vice Chair of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee).

. September 2007- August 2009: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nicosia.

. September 2008- August 2009: Head of the Division of Bilateral relations with the EU and neighboring countries.

. September 2007- August 2008: Cyprus Question Division

. September 2002- August 2007: Permanent Representation of Cyprus to the European Union, Brussels. Antici, Institutional Issues.

. September 1998- August 2002: Embassy of Cyprus in Spain. Consul.

. September 1997: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nicosia- Cyprus Question Division.

. Researcher at the Department of Statistics and research: 1996

. Traineeship at the Attorney General’s Office of the Republic of Cyprus: 1994


. Greek: mother tongue

. English: Fluent

. Spanish: Fluent

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