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Dumitru Mînzărari

State Secretary of the Ministry of Defense for defense policy and international cooperation

Date of birth

1 June 1977

Professional experience

Since December 2017 — State Secretary of the Ministry of Defense for defense policy and international cooperation

2015-2017 — Senior Political Officer, Office of the Head of Mission, OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

2015 — Reporting Officer, Reporting and Analysis Unit, OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine

2014-2015 — Operations Officer, OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine

2010-2014 — Graduate Student Instructor, Department of Political Science, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

2007-2009 — Foreign and Security Policy Expert, Institute for Development and Social Initiatives (IDIS) “Viitorul”

2006-2007 — Contributor on domestic and regional politics, “Azi.md” media portal, Independent Journalism Center

2000-2004 — Senior Desk Officer, International Organizations Section, Military Policy and Foreign Relations Department, Ministry of Defense

1998-2000 — Desk Officer, International Organizations Section, Foreign Relations Department, Ministry of Defense

1997-1998 — Platoon Commander, Independent Signals Regiment, National Army

Education

At present — PhD Candidate with the Department of Political Science, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

2006 — Columbia University in New York, School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), Master of International Affairs, specialization — international security policy

2003 — Moldova State University, Licentiate in political science, specialization — political science and public administration

1997 — Military Academy “Alexandru cel Bun”, specialization — military signals

Professional training

2016 — Summer School in Social Science Data Analysis, University of Essex, UK

2016 — Skills Enhancement for Political Advisers, Geneva Center for Security Policy, Switzerland

2014 — Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy (migration and economic development aspects of security), College of Europe-Natolin, Poland

2014 — Institute for Qualitative and Multi-Method Research, Syracuse University, USA

2013 — Summer Workshop on the Analysis of Military Operations and Strategy (SWAMOS), Columbia University in New York, USA

2012 — Summer Strategic Security Seminar, Institute for National Security Studies, US Air Force Academy

2002 — National Liaison Officer Training, NATO Partnership for Peace Cell, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, Belgium

2001 — Peacekeeping and Military Operations According to the Law Course, Naval War College, Defense Institute for International Legal Studies, USA

2000 — Inspector/Escort Course on Vienna Document and Conventional Armed Forces in Europe Treaty, Italian Army General Staff, Italy

International deployments

2015-2017 — OSCE field mission to Kyrgyzstan, Senior Political Officer

2014-2015 — OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, Operations Officer and Reporting Officer

2008 — OSCE/ODIHR Elections Observation Mission, Parliamentary elections in Georgia, Long Term Observer

2003 — OSCE Border Monitoring Mission to Georgia, Border Monitor

Foreign languages

English, Russian

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