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Embassy of SwedenBelgrade, Serbia

Local time 11:23 AM

Ambassador Annika Ben David

Ms Annika Mariana Elisabet Rachel Ben David - Curriculum vitae

Date and place of birth 30 april 1967 in Uppsala, Sweden
Civil status Divorced, mother of Joakim and Nili





Diplôme d’Études Supérieures en Relations Internationales, Institut de Hautes Études Internationales, Geneva, Switzerland 1995



Professional experience

Master’s degree in Political Science, Uppsala, 1992 (incl one year at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland)


Ambassador at large for Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Sweden (Stockholm), September 2016-2021

Ambassador of Sweden to the Democratic Republic of the Congo 2013-2016

Head of Section Central, Eastern and Southern Africa, Africa Department, Ministry for Foreign Affairs 2010-2013

Counsellor and Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Sweden, Tel Aviv, Israel 2006-2010

Counsellor, Department for Human Rights, International Law and Treaty Law, Ministry for Foreign Affairs 2005-2006

First Secretary (Political, Economics, Trade), Embassy of Sweden in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 2000-2004

Second Secretary (Political, Consular and Cultural), Embassy of Sweden, Tel Aviv, Israel 1997-2000

Diplomatic training, 1996-1997

Desk Officer, Departement for Political Affairs, Ministry for Foreign Affairs 1995-1996

Associate Protection Offier, UNHCR Regional Office for the Baltic and Nordic countries 1995

Associate Protection Officer, UNHCR, Middle Eastern and South West Asia Bureau 1994-1995


Fluent in French and English, beginners Hebrew and German

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