Volkan Bozkır

Turkish ambassador and member of Turkish parliament

Volkan Bozkır (born 22 November 1950) is a Turkish politician. He was the Minister of European Union Affairs from November 2015 to May 2016.

Volkan Bozkır

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President of the United Nations General Assembly
Assumed office
15 September 2020
Preceded byTijjani Muhammad-Bande
Minister of European Union Affairs
In office
24 November 2015 – 24 May 2016
Prime MinisterAhmet Davutoğlu
DeputyAli Şahin
Preceded byBeril Dedeoğlu
Succeeded byÖmer Çelik
In office
29 August 2014 – 28 August 2015
Prime MinisterAhmet Davutoğlu
DeputyAlaattin Büyükkaya
Preceded byMevlüt Çavuşoğlu
Succeeded byAli Haydar Konca
Chief Negotiator for Turkish Accession to the European Union
In office
29 August 2014 – 28 August 2015
Prime MinisterAhmet Davutoğlu
Preceded byMevlüt Çavuşoğlu
Succeeded byBeril Dedeoğlu
Member of the Grand National Assembly
Assumed office
12 June 2011
Constituencyİstanbul (II) (2011, June 2015, Nov 2015, 2018)
Permanent Representative of Turkey to the European Union
In office
15 December 2005 – 21 October 2009
PresidentAhmet Necdet Sezer
Abdullah Gül
Preceded byOğuz Demiralp
Succeeded bySelim Kuneralp
Ambassador of Turkey to Romania
In office
23 August 1996 – 17 August 2000
PresidentSüleyman Demirel
Ahmet Necdet Sezer
Preceded byYaman Başkut
Succeeded byÖmer Zeytinoğlu
Personal details
Born (1950-11-22) 22 November 1950 (age 70)
Ankara, Turkey
Political partyJustice and Development Party (AKP)
Spouse(s)Nazlı Bozkır
Children2
Alma materAnkara University

He was elected as the president of The United Nations General Assembly on 17 June 2020 for the 75th session.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Turkish diplomat elected President of historic 75th UN General Assembly". UN News. 2020-06-17. Retrieved 2020-06-18.
  2. "ELECTION OF THE 75TH PRESIDENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY". General Assembly of the United Nations. Retrieved 2020-06-18.