New Permanent Representative of Libya Presents Credentials to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva
Lamia Abusedra, the new Permanent Representative of Libya to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented her credentials to Tatiana Valovaya, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva.
Prior to her appointment to Geneva, Ms. Abusedra had been working as a lecturer at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of the University of Garyounis in Benghazi, Libya since December 2014, where she also worked as a lecturer from 2009 to March 2013, as an assistant lecturer from 2001 to 2003, and as a teaching assistant from 1996 to 2001. From June 2017 to June 2020, she served as an advisor to the Minister of State for Institution Reform, heading a restructuring group on the Ministry of Economy and Industry, the illegal emigration sector, the information sector, and decentralisation. From March 2013 to December 2014, she served as Deputy Minister of Information of Libya. She worked as an associate researcher at the School of Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics of the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom from 2007 to 2009.
Ms. Abusedra has a PhD in Engineering from the School of Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics of the University of Exeter (2009), as well as a Master of Science (2001) and a Bachelor of Science (1996) in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Garyounis, Benghazi, Libya. She was born on 26 January 1974.
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