Permanent Delegation



   H.E. Mr. Stelian STOIAN


   Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

   Permanent Representative of Romania to NATO





Born: February 1st, 1965
Civil status: Married
Children:  One child


Work experience:

since October 2013 Permanent Representative of Romania to NATO
Nov. 2006-Oct. 2013 Permanent Representative of Romania to the Council of Europe
Sept. 2004-Nov. 2006

Director General,  Directorate General for the UN and Global

Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

April 2004-Sept. 2004 Director of the Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs
July 2001- April 2004

 Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Romania to the United

States of America

Jan. 2001-July 2001 

Director, Division for Nonproliferation and Arms Control,

Ministry of Foreign Affairs


Second Secretary, Permanent Mission of Romania to

the United Nations -New York


Third Secretary, Counselor with the Cabinet of the Minister

of Foreign Affairs


Assistant Attaché/ Attaché/ Third Secretary, UN Division, 

Ministry of Foreign Affairs


Additional Professional Information:

  • Member of the coordinating team for the OSCE Chairmanship in Office (2001);
  • Member of the team promoting Romania’s candidature for joining NATO (2001-2004);
  • Member of the team coordinating Romania’s membership in the UN Security Council (2004-2005);
  • Executive Coordinator for the Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (Nov. 2005 - May 2006);
  • Member of the crisis cell for repatriating the Romanian nationals from Lebanon (2005).


Honours and awards:

  • Diplomatic rank of Ambassador, awarded by the President of Romania – August 2017;
  • Decorations awarded by the President of Romania: The National Order „Pentru Merit”, in rank of knight - 2003; „Meritul Diplomatic”, in rank of officer – 2007;
  • Honours awarded by the Minister of Foreign Affairs: „Diplomat of the year - 2012”  and citations for the outstanding work and achievements as DCM in 2002 and 2003;
  • „Certificate of appreciation”, awarded by the Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, US Department of State – March 2004.



1991 The History of Bessarabia (coord. Prof. Dr. Ioan Scurtu)


Education and training:

1995 Course of International Relations - Clingendael Institute

Post graduate course in Human Rights – Office of the High

Commissioner for Human Rights, Geneva


Post graduate course in International Relations – University of Bucharest

(programme organised in partnership by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

and the Ministry of National Education of Romania)


Summer course in International Relations - Ministry of Foreign Affairs

of Romania

1986-1991 Faculty of History - University of Bucharest

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