The Embassy of Ukraine in Berlin
Address: Albrecht Strasse 26, Berlin, D-10117
Tel.: (+49 30) 28887128
Fax: (+49 30) 28887163
Amb. Andriy Melnyk
Amb. Andriy Melnyk, was appointed as Ambassador of the Ukraine to the Federal Republic of Germany on the 19th of December 2014. He graduated as a Doctor in Law at the Institute of International Law and Comparative Law in Korezky and from the Institute of State and Law in Kiev in 2004. From 2004 to 2005, he was Chief Adviser in international law affairs of the main Referates for foreign policy of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine. Then from 2005 to 2007, he was Head of the Department of the main Referates for foreign policy of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine. From 2007 to 2010, he was the General Consul of Ukraine in Hamburg. In 2014, he was Deputy Minister of the Cabinet of the Ukrainian Ministry for foreign policy and European integration.
In 1992, the diplomatic relations between Germany and Ukraine were renewed. In June 1993, President Kravchuk and Chancellor Kohl signed the Joint Declaration on the basis of relations between the two countries. In 1998 the first Ukrainian-German intergovernmental consultation took place in Bonn. The two countries are also involved in cultural, humanitarian, trade, economic and scientific cooperation. There is also an important Ukrainian diaspora in Germany since about 130,000 Ukrainians are currently living in the country.