Regional Adviser at the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
For the last 18 years, he has advised policy makers on trade facilitation within the institutional frameworks of the UN Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business, the UN Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia, and the Eurasian Economic Union. He covers such topics the Single Window for exports, import, and transit clearance, regional trade integration, trade facilitation reform, the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement and others.
Mr. Apostolov has a M.A. from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations and a Ph.D. from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies at the University of Geneva. He teaches a course on the Dynamics of Regional Cooperation and Diplomacy at the International University in Geneva. He has published books on trade facilitation, regional cooperation and integration, geopolitics of Christian-Muslim relations, among others.