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    UNIS/BIO/1123
    15 September 2016

    New Permanent Representative of the Arab Republic of Egypt presents credentials

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

    VIENNA, 15 September (UN Information Service) - The new Permanent Representative of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the United Nations (Vienna), Mr. Omar Amer Youssef, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov.

    During his career Mr. Youssef has served in various capacities, among them:

    Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Vienna (2016); Deputy Assistant Minister for the Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs (2015-2016); Member of the Delegation of Egypt to the Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) (2015); Sherpa to the 2016 Washington Nuclear Security Summit (2014-2016); Deputy Chief of Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs (2014-2015); Director for Strategic and Security Organizations (NATO-OSCE-CICA) (2013-2014); Presidential Spokesman (2013); Deputy Head of National Steering Bureau, Egypt-EU Partnership Association (2012-2013); Minister Plenipotentiary at the Embassy of Egypt, Washington D.C. (2008-2012); Political Counsellor at the Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs (2005-2008); First Secretary at the Embassy of Egypt in Vienna, and Alternative Representative of Egypt to the International Atomic Agency (IAEA) (2001-2005); Deputy Consul General, Sydney (1995-1999).

    Mr. Youssef holds a Political Science Diploma and a B.A. in Mass Communication from Cairo University, Egypt.

    He is married and has two sons and one daughter.

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