Dr. Snezana Jankovic
Date of birth: 21 December 1970 in Smederevo, Serbia
Doctor of Philology (Senshu University, Japan, 2011)
M.A. in Philology (Belgrade University, Faculty of Philology, 2000)
B.A. in Philology (Belgrade University, Faculty of Philology, 1993)
Experience at work:
August 2014 – Assumed the duty of Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia to the Swiss Confederation
April 2014 – Appointed Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia to the Swiss Confederation
November 2013 – State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in the rank of Ambassador
2012-2013 – Deputy Chief, Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, in the rank of Minister Counselor
2011-2012 – Head of the Section for Cooperation with State Organs, in the rank of Minister Counselor, Office of the State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2006-2011 – Deputy Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia in Japan, in the rank of Counselor, subsequently First Counselor for Political Affairs; Charge d’Affaires, a.i., March-October 2008
2005-2006 – Head of the Far East Section, Department of Asia, Australia and the Pacific, in the rank of Counselor
2005 – passed the Counselor Examination
2001-2005 - Second, subsequently First Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1997-2001 – Third Secretary for press, information, culture and consular affairs, FRY Embassy in Japan
1993-1997 – Assistant, Department of Japanese Language and Literature, Belgrade University Faculty of Philology
Fluent: English, Japanese
Working knowledge: German
Author of a number of professional articles published in national and Japanese linguistic journals; co-author of two books; translated a number of Japanese works of literature into Serbian language.
Winner of the First Prize, awarded by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan, at the competition in rhetoric skills of foreign diplomats in Japanese language, Tokyo, 2000.
Winner of the Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship, 1996.
Married, three children