Having served in various positions in Turkey’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Ümit Pamir is currently a member of Special Group of Experts selected by the Secretary General of NATO for drafting NATO’s New Strategic Concept. While Ambassador Pamir was the Permanent Representative of Turkish Delegation to NATO between 2004 and 2007 and the Turkish Mission to the United Nations in New York between 2000 and 2004, previously he also served as Turkey’s Ambassador to Greece (1995-1997) and Algeria (1991-1995). Between 1997 and 2000, he has been the Senior Diplomatic Advisor to the Prime Minister. Amb. Pamir was the Counselor to Turkish Embassy in Budapest (1983-1985), Turkish Embassy in London (1979), Turkish Permanent Delegation in NATO in Brussels (1978-1978 and 1979-1981), and Turkish Embassy in Rome (1977-1978). He has also served as the Chief of Cabinet at the President of the Republic of Turkey in 1977. Ambassador Pamir graduated from Ankara University’s Faculty of Political Sciences (1965).