Ambassador Amr Moussa.. Former Egyptian Foreign Minister
An Egyptian politician and diplomat who served as the Egyptian Foreign Minister in 1991 and until 2001, and also held the General Secretariat of the "League of Arab States" from 2001 to 2012.
Amr Moussa obtained a Bachelor of Laws from Cairo University in 1957, then joined the diplomatic corps of the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1958. He has been in various positions within the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where he has served in various Egyptian departments and missions.
He held several public positions including Egypt's ambassador to the United Nations and appointed by the Secretary-General of the United Nations to the United Nations High-Level Panel on Risks, Challenges and Change, Egypt's ambassador to India, becoming an advisor to the Egyptian Foreign Minister in 1974, and also serving as director of the Department of International Bodies in the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1977.
Moussa spent most of his service in the United States, where he was the Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations, before being appointed Foreign Minister of Egypt in 1991.
In 2007, he served as Secretary-General of the Arab League, through which he launched the Arab League's peace initiative to discuss and resolve the Arab-Israeli conflict, and he served as Secretary-General of the Arab League until 2015, submitting his resignation a day after former President Mubarak stepped down and running in the 2012 Egyptian presidential elections.
Amr Moussa served as the chairman of the committee of 50 to amend the constitution in 2013 in the Arab Republic of Egypt, where he was appointed as one of the members of the committee of 50 to amend the Egyptian constitution and elected as its chairman by the members of the committee.
During his diplomatic career, Amr Moussi received several honors, including the Nile Sash from the Arab Republic of Egypt in May 2009, the Nile Sash from the Republic of Sudan in June 2009, as well as several high-level decorations from Ecuador, Brazil, Argentina, Germany, Chile, Qatar, Jordan and Sudan.