Dr Oleg Serebrian has been Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova since January 2022. He studied law and history at the “Ion Creangă” State Pedagogical University in Chişinău (1991), and then attained his master’s degree in international relations at the European Institute in Nice, France (1993) and a PhD in political sciences (1998). Dr Serebrian entered the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Moldova in 1993, serving as its spokesperson from 1998 to 1999. Between 1999 and 2005, he was Deputy Rector of the Free University of Moldova, and from 2001 to 2008, Dr Serebrian was chairman of the Social Liberal Party. He was a member of the Parliament of Moldova from 2005 to 2010. Between 2010 and 2015, he was the Ambassador of Moldova to France and UNESCO, and then Ambassador of Moldova to Germany from 2015 to 2022.