New Permanent Observer of the African Union Presents Letter of Nomination to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva
Amr Abdellatif Aboualatta, the new Permanent Observer of the African Union to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his letter of nomination to Tatiana Valovaya, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva.
Mr. Aboualatta, an Egyptian diplomat, was the Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations in New York from September 2014 to February 2018. He was Assistant Foreign Minister and Head of the Diplomatic Personnel Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Egypt from September 2013 to August 2014. He was the Assistant Foreign Minister and Permanent Representative of Egypt to the League of Arab States from September 2012 to August 2013. He also served as the Ambassador of Egypt to Jordan from September 2008 to August 2021.
Mr. Aboualatta served as Deputy Assistant of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt for International Political Affairs and the United Nations from September 2007 to September 2008, after serving as Deputy Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations in New York from July 2002 to June 2006. Among various other posts, he served as a Counsellor at the Embassy of Egypt in Washington DC, United States, from August 1994 to July 1999, and a Second Secretary at the Embassy of Egypt in Paris, France, from August 1987 to August 1991. He joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Egypt in November 1981.
Mr. Aboualatta has a master’s degree from the International Institute of Public Administration, Paris, France (1984) and a Bachelor of Science in Commerce, Faculty of Commerce, Cairo University, Egypt (1980). He was born on 10 November, 1957 and is married with one daughter.
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