Ambassador Mohamed Hamdy El-Molla

Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Austria, Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations Office in Vienna and Other International Organizations

Education

  1. Master of Arts, The American University in Cairo (AUC), Spring 2000  (Specialization: International relations)
  2. Bachelor of Arts, Ain Shams University, 1993 (Major: English literature)

Professional & Administrative Experience

  1. Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Austria & the Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations Office in Vienna and Other International Organizations, 2020-Present.
  2. President of the 10th Session of the Conference of States Parties in the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, 2020-2022.
  3. Governor of the International Atomic Energy Board of Governors, 2020-2022.
  4. Rapporteur of the 9th Session of the Assembly of Parties of the International Anti-Corruption Academy, 2020-2021.
  5. Vice-Chair of the 14th United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, 2020-2021.
  6. Vice President of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, 2020.
  7. Minister Plenipotentiary and Deputy Director of the Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt, 2019-2020.
  8. Diplomatic Negotiator for Egypt on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, 2017-2020.
  9. Counselor, Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, 2017-2018.
  10. Counselor, Permanent Mission of Egypt to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva (Officer in charge of disarmament and human rights), 2013-2017.
  11. Member of Egypt’s negotiating delegation on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, and member of Egypt’s delegation in the International Panel of Experts to assess the impact of the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (The Tripartite Committee: Egypt – Sudan – Ethiopia), 2011-2013.
  12. Member of the Egyptian National High Committee on the Nile River, 2009-Present.
  13. First Secretary, Member of the Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, 2009-2013.
  14. Member of Egypt’s negotiation delegation to the Nile Basin Initiative, 2009-2013.
  15. First Secretary, Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Officer in charge of African Affairs, Nile Issues, and the Middle East Peace Process), 2005-2009.
  16. Second Secretary, United Nations Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Egypt (Officer in charge of U.N. Peacekeeping Operations in Africa), 2003-2005.
  17. Diplomatic Attaché & Third Secretary, Embassy of Egypt to the Republic of Uganda (Officer in charge of the Nile Basin Initiative and Great Lakes region), 2000-2003.
  18. Diplomatic Attaché, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Egypt (Officer in the department of Egyptian-E.U. Affairs), 1999-2000.
  19. Diplomatic Attaché, Institute for Diplomatic Studies, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Egypt, 1998-1999.
  20. Teaching Assistant, American University in Cairo, 1996-1998.
  21. Credit Officer, National Bank for Development of Egypt, 1993-1996.

Participation in Regional and International Conferences

  1. Permanent Mission of Egypt to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva, Team Leader for the Conference on Disarmament and the Human Rights Council, 2013-2017.
  2. Member, Delegation of Egypt, Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference,
  3. Member, Delegation of Egypt, UNECE Workshop on River Basin Commissions,
  4. Member, Delegation of Egypt, Stockholm Water Week,
  5. Participant, World Water Council, 6th World Forum on Water,
  6. Member, Delegation of Egypt to the Summits of the African Union, 2009-2013.
  7. Participant, Professional Training Workshop on ‘Boundaries and Water’, Centre for Borders Research, Durham University,
  8. Member, Delegation of Egypt to the Annual Ministerial Meetings of the Nile Basin Initiative, 2009-2013.
  9. Member, Delegation of Egypt, China-Africa Summit, 2009.

Publications

  1. John Murray & Mohamed El-Molla, “Islamic Shari’a and Constitutional Interpretation in Egypt,” in Democracy, the Rule of Law and Islam, Eugene Cotran and Adel Omar Sherif, eds. (1999), 507-524. (pp. 333-343).
  2. Mohamed El-Molla, “The United States Hegemonic Legitimacy: An Assessment of the United States Foreign Policy Towards the United Nations” Thesis for the Degree of Master of Arts (American University in Cairo, Dept. of Political Science), 2000.

Languages

  1. Mother tongue(s): Arabic.
  2. Foreign Languages:English & French.

Personal Information

  1. Place & Date of Birth: Cairo, 08 July 1972.
  2. Marital and Familial Status: Married with three daughters.
  3. Email: mohamedmfa1@gmail.com.