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Amina Mohamed

Ambassador Amina Mohamed Jibril CBS, CAV

Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs


Born 05-10-1961 in Kenya Colony Kenya

Amb. Amina Mohamed is a lawyer and the Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs

She is a committed international civil servant who has had a distinguished career in both public and. foreign service. She has served in strategic government positions and been elected to key international positions. Her work experience in over twenty six years covers a broad spectrum of domestic and international assignments. She rose through the ranks in Kenya's diplomatic service to the highest level of Ambassador/Permanent Representative Kenya Mission to the UN at Geneva from 2000-2006. She served as Director, Europe and the Commonwealth and Director Diaspora from mid-2006-2007 and was Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice, National Cohesion and Constitutional Affairs in 2008. Since July, 2011 she has served as United Nations Assistant Secretary General and Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme.

She is an excellent strategist and visionary anticipating the management needs of every organization she has been involved with. With her profound knowledge of the WTO and her strong managerial skills, Ambassador Amina Mohamed has all the required competencies to lead the WTO into the future.

She is fluent in English, Russian, Swahili and has a working knowledge of French.


Professional details

Current Position(s)

Cabinet Secretary | Foreign Affairs | The Kenya Government
2013 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Previous Position(s)

Assistant Secretary General and Deputy Executive Director | UNEP | United Nations
New York, United States of America | 2011 - 2013

Social Development and Community Services


President | United Nations Conference on Transnational Crime, Vienna | United Nations
Vienna, Austria | 2010 - 2011

Social Development and Community Services


Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Justice | Ministry of Justice, National Cohesion and Constitutional Affairs | The Kenya Government
Nairobi, Kenya | 2008 - 2011

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Director | Europe and Commonwealth Countries and Director for Diaspora matters | Commonwealth
2006 - 2007

Social Development and Community Services

Chairman the Task Force Sub - Committee on Strengthening and restructuring of the Department of Foreign Trade and Economic Affairs


Permanent Representative of Kenya | United Nations
Geneva, South Africa | 2000 - 2006

Social Development and Community Services

• Chairman, Coordinator and the Spokesperson for the African Group in the WTO, Human Rights Commission
• Served as President of the Conference on Disarmament in 2002
• Chairman the International Organization for Migration in 2002
• Chairman the Trade Policy Review Body in 2003
• Chairman Dispute Settlement Body in 2004
• Chairman General Council in 2005
• Member of the Executive Boards and Committees of the WHO, UNHCR, WIPO, ILO, UNCTAD AND UNAIDS 2001-2005


Legal Advisor | The Kenya Government
Nairobi, Kenya | 1990 - 2000

Social Development and Community Services

Kenya's Legal Advisor in various Missions abroad, including the 6th Committee of the UN


Legal Advisor | Ministry of Foreign Affairs | The Kenya Government
1986 - 1990

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Educational history

Tertiary

Kenya School of Law

Nairobi, Kenya

Oxford University

International Relations

Achievements

Awards

Cavaliere dell'Ordine della Stella della solidarieta italian

Translates 'Order of the Star of Italian Solidarity'

Chief of Burning Spear (CBS)

National Award of Chief of Burning Spear (CBS)

Activities

Memberships

Strathmore University

Member

Strathmore Law School Advisory Board, Kenya

World Economic Forum

Member

World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on the Arctic

Life and Peace Institute International Advisory Council, Sweden

Member

Red Cross Society

Life Member

UNITAR

Fellow

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

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