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    UNIS/BIO/1114
    13 June 2016

    New Permanent Representative of Algeria presents credentials

    (Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)

    VIENNA, 13 June (UN Information Service) - The Permanent Representative of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria to the United Nations (Vienna), Ms. Faouzia Mebarki, presented her credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov.

    During her career at the Algerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ms. Mebarki has served in various capacities, among them:

    Designated Ambassador to Austria and Slovakia, and Permanent Representative to the International Organizations in Vienna (2016); Chief of Staff of the Minister of Maghreb Affairs, African Union and League of Arab States (2015); Director of Central and Eastern European Countries (2014); Responsible for relations with the European Parliament at Embassy of Algeria in Brussels (2010); Deputy Consul at the Consulate of Algeria in Bobigny, France (2007); Deputy Director of Information Analysis and Management (2003); Deputy Director of International Social and Cultural Affairs (2001); Deputy Permanent Representative to UNESCO at the Embassy of Algeria in Paris, France (1995).

    Ms. Mebarki holds a Diploma from the Algerian National School of Administration (Diplomatic Section) and a Diploma from the Pedro Gual Institute of Diplomatic Studies in Caracas, Venezuela.

    She is married and has one son.

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