Ambassador Ioan Donca
Ioan Donca, born on 14th March 1940, Satu Mare, was Ambassador of Romania in Hungary since 1993 until 1997. He held the position of ministry adviser, director for Asia, Middle East, Africa, Latin America in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, period 1997-1999. In 1999 he became ambassador of Romania for the Republic of China, also in 2000 he became ambassador of the Republic of Mongolia, residing in Beijing. He is decorated with the Order of Merit as commander in rank for the president of Romania (2000); for the period of 2002-2005, he held the position of Special Mission Ambassador in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and since 2005 until 2008, he was ambassador of Romania in the Russian Federation.
Since the year 2008, he was ambassador, member of the Council of Governors, Asia-Europe Foundation, with the headquarters in Singapore; high official for Romania at ASEM (Asia-Europe-European Union). In 2009 he finishes his activity in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and continues to act as a personal adviser for the president of NIRO Group Investment, with the rank of general director. Appointed as honorary Consul of Latvia in Romania, Head of the Honorary Consulate of Latvia in Romania in 2011. He was elected for the leadership of the Romanian Association for the Baltic and Nordic Studies (2011); chosen for the position of vice-president of “Romania-China House” (2012); since 2013 he becomes member of the Board of Directors for the Black Sea University Foundation.