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Ambassador’s curriculum vitae

Personal information
Name: Trine Skymoen
Born: 24 September 1959, Skodje, Norway
One son, born 1996
Commander of the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit

Professional career
2020    Ambassador, Budapest, Hungary
2018    Senior adviser, Section for Recruitment and Personnel, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Oslo
2014    Ambassador, Pretoria, South Africa (also accredited to Namibia, Lesotho, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Madagascar)
2012    Specialist Director, International Department, Office of the Prime Minister, Oslo
2009    Ambassador, Bratislava, Slovakia
2008    Senior adviser, Department for UN and Global Affairs (peace building), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Oslo
2008    Norwegian National Defence College
2005    Deputy Director General and Deputy Head of Department for Security Policy and the High North, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Oslo
2003    Senior adviser, International Department, Office of the Prime Minister, Oslo
2001    Minister Counsellor and Deputy Head of Delegation, Norwegian Delegation to the OSCE, Vienna
1998    Counsellor (Political affairs), Norwegian Delegation to the OSCE, Vienna
1996    Adviser (Refugees and humanitarian affairs), Political Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Oslo
1994    Chargée d’affaires a.i., Belgrade, Yugoslavia
1991    First Secretary (Political affairs), Permanent Mission of Norway to the United Nations, New York
1988    Second Secretary, Abidjan, Ivory Coast
1986    Trainee, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Oslo

Education: Cand. Polit. (Master in Administration and Organisation Theory, including 1 year public law and 2 years economics), University of Bergen, Norway