About Us

The Ambassador



H.E. Ambassador Iulian BUGA, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

Born: August 31, 1957, Romania
Nationality: Romanian


Professional Career:

2013 December 3 – Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United States of America
2009 - 2013 – Ambassador, Embassy of Romania to Ireland;
2007 - 2009 – State Secretary for Political and Strategic Affairs, Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
2001 - 2007 – Ambassador, Embassy of Romania to the Kingdom of The Netherlands
                       – Permanent Representative to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons;
1999 - 2001 – Director, North America Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania;
1997 - 1998 – Consul General a.i., Consulate General of Romania, Los Angeles, USA;
1994 - 1997 – Counsellor, Romanian Embassy in Washington D.C., USA;
1993 - 1994 – Deputy Director, North America Division, MFA;
1992 - 1993 – Deputy Director, Protocol Department, MFA;
1991 - 1992 – Joined the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as Third Secretary, Protocol Department;
1982 - 1991 – Scientific researcher, “Research and Design Institute for Electronic Components”, Bucharest, with one year training at the  “Electronum” Foreign Trade Company, Bucharest;


Education and training:

o MA with “Distinction”, International Relation and Diplomacy, Westminster University, London, UK (1992);
o Post-graduate diplomatic training courses, “N. Titulescu – University of Paris Foundation”, Romania (1991);
o Post-graduate course on Management and Marketing, Academy for Economic Studies, Bucharest (1990);
o Post-graduate course on Computer Techniques, Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest (1985);
o Post-graduate course on Teaching and Learning Techniques, Pedagogic Institute, Bucharest (1982);
o BS (engineer), Electronics and Telecommunications Faculty, Polytechnic Institute , Bucharest (1977-1982);


Research work and publications:

o Various articles and conferences on high–tech research, management theory, history and international relations.


Titles, orders, medals:

Diplomatic Rank of Ambassador
Dutch Order of “Orange Nassau” in the class of “Knight of Grand Cross”
Knight of Romanian National Order of the “Faithful Service”
Romanian Order of “the Diplomatic Order”
Orthodox Patriarchal Gold Cross


Foreign languages:  English, French

Personal status: Married (Mihaela); One daughter (Irina)

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Message of Ambassador Iulian Buga addressed to the Romanian community in the United State on the occasion of the Romanian Language Day


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