Vladimir Olegovich Rakhmanin

Title: Assistant Director-General

Regional Representative for Europe and Central Asia

E-mail: [email protected]

Telephone: (+36-1) 4612-001


A national of Russian Federation, he holds an M.Sc. in International Relations from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations. His diplomatic and professional career has included assignments in Beijing (1982-83) and Washington D.C. (1983-86 and 1992-96).

In 1998, Rakhmanin was appointed spokesperson for the Russian Federation’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Director of the Information and Press Department. From 2000 to 2002 he was Chief of Protocol for the President of the Russian Federation, and from 2002 to 2006 served as Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Dublin, Ireland.

In the years prior to joining FAO, he was Deputy Secretary General of the Energy Charter Secretariat in Brussels.


Meeting of Central Asia’s ministers of agriculture on food security and agricultural development under COVID-19

Уважаемый Жамшид Абдухакимович! Уважаемые Министры, Уважаемые представители международных финансовых институтов, Коллеги друзья, Весна – всегда полна заботами для тех, кто связан с сельским хозяйством. Но в этом году она оказалась...

In the media


В ФАО сообщили о перебоях с логистикой в сфере сельхозпроизводства в Европе из-за пандемии

World Food Day convoy in Budapest

The statement of Vladimir Rakhmanin, FAO Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Europe and Central Asia on the sidelines of the World Food Day convoy...

Tashkent Times

Central Asia agriculture ministers exchange pandemic experiences and policy work on food security

Business Turkmenistan

Central Asian Countries, FAO Discuss Pandemic’s Impact on Food Security


Turkmenistan, other Central Asian countries discuss agricultural development prospects

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