Mr. An Sokkhoeurn
Mr. An Sokkhoeurn, who joined Cambodia's foreign ministry in 2006, is currently serving as Director General with a portfolio of Europe, America and Africa-Middle East Departments. Prior to the present position, he assumed incremental posts dealing with the UN, international organizations, Europe and America desks.
As a Fulbright Scholar (2009-2010), Sokkhoeurn earned M.A. in International Relations focusing on foreign policy and negotiations from Syracuse University (USA) in 2010. His research interests were Cambodia’s foreign policy, Cambodia-US relations, Sino-Cambodia ties and ASEAN.
During his sojourn in the US, he was recruited as a development intern at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. He subsequently worked as a research intern at Southeast Asia Program of the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC.