PhD in Law. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (retired).
Born on May 12, 1955.
In 1977, Mikhail N. Lysenko graduated with honors from the School of International Relations of MGIMO University. In 1977–2008, he worked at the Russian Foreign Ministry. In 2000–2004, he was the Director of the Department for Security and Disarmament of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. In 2004–2008, he served as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to New Zealand. In 2008–2015, he held the position of the Director of the Department of International Cooperation of Rosatom State Atomiс Energy Corporation. Since 2016, he has held the position of the Deputy Head of the Department of International Law of MGIMO University. Mikhail N. Lysenko took part in negotiations on the drafting of Russian-American Strategic Arms Reduction Treaties, the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, and the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe. He was a part of Russian delegations to the UN, the IAEA, and the CIS. He headed Russian delegations in negotiations on the conclusion of more than 10 intergovernmental agreements on the peaceful use of atomic energy. Mikhail N. Lysenko is the author of more than 40 scientific publications.
PIR Center Advisory Board Member since 2004.
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