H.E. George Ciamba

Minister for European Affairs

Personal Information

H.E. George Ciamba was sworn as Minister for European Affairs on November 14, 2018. Since January 1st, 2019 minister George Ciamba also serves as President of the General Affairs Council.
From January 2017 until November 13, 2018 minister Ciamba served as Secretary of State for Bilateral and Strategic Affairs in the Euro-Atlantic Area. In 2016, as Special Representative for Economic Diplomacy, minister Ciamba contributed to promoting and developing projects of strategic interest with the aim of strengthening Romania’s international representation in the economic field.
Since November 2012, the minister served as Secretary of State for European Affairs, promoting an active participation of Romania at all EU levels. From July 2003 to January 2005, he served as Secretary of State for Multilateral and subsequently, Global Affairs in the Romanian MFA.
Minister Ciamba is a career diplomat who has joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania in December 1990. He represented Romania abroad as ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the Hellenic Republic (2005-2012) and to the Republic of Turkey (1999-2003) and as Permanent Representative of Romania to the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (2001 – 2003).