H.E. Amr Moussa
FORMER SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE LEAGUE OF ARAB STATES
H.E. Amr Moussa joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Egypt in 1958. He worked in several Egyptian missions including Egypt’s Embassy in Switzerland and the Egyptian Mission to the UN from 1958 to 1972. He was appointed an advisor to the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Egypt in 1974 and served in that post until 1977. He then became director of the Department of International Organizations, and later served as Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN in New York from 1981 to 1983. In 1983 he was appointed Ambassador to India and returned to Egypt in 1986 to head the Department of International Organizations. In 1990, he was appointed Permanent Representative of Egypt to the UN. He became Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt from 1991 to 2001. In May 2001 he was appointed as Secretary General of the League of Arab States.