Pollack Speaker Series: Mohamed Edrees
December 4, 2019, 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Location Feliciano School of Business - 101
SponsorDepartment of Political Science and LawPosted InCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
International Security and Diplomacy with His Excellency Mohamed Edrees, Ambassador of Egypt to the United Nations
- Prior to his appointment as Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations Mr. Edrees was the Assistant Foreign Minister for African Affairs from 2015 to January 2018. He served as Ambassador of Egypt to Ethiopia, as well as his country’s Permanent Representative to the African Union and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, from 2011 to 2015.
- From 2010 to 2011, Mr. Edrees was Deputy Assistant Minister for Arab-Orient Affairs, while from 2007 to 2010, he was Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York. He previously served as Minister Plenipotentiary to the United Nations in New York from 2006 to 2007 and as Deputy Chief of Mission at Egypt’s Embassy in Damascus, Syria, from 2001 to 2005.
- Prior to his diplomatic service, he was a resident doctor within the Ministry of Health.
- Mr. Edrees holds a Master of Arts in political science from the University of London and a Bachelor of Science in medicine and surgery from Cairo University.