Nabil Fahmy

Egypt; Former Foreign Minister and Founding Dean, School ofGlobal Affairs and Public Policy, The American University in Cairo

Nabil Fahmy is a former Foreign Minister of Egypt (2013-14) and carreer diplomat who served as Ambassador to the United States (1999-2008) and to.Japan (1997-99). He is the Founding Dean of the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the American University of Cairo (2009) to which he reutrned after his time as Minister.

As Minister, Mr. Fahmy formulated a strategy to reorient his country’s foreign policy, creating numerous options both regionally and globally, while also restructuring the Foreign Ministry in order to address the challenges of the future. During his distinguished diplomatic career Nabil Fahmy served in numerous government and international positions focused on international and regional security, disarmament and non-proliferation, and Arab-Israeli diplomacy. He was a member of the Egyptian Delegation to the 1991 Madrid Peace Conference, the Review Conferences of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, United Nations Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters, and other global bodies. Mr. Fahmy is the author of numerous publications on regional and global affairs, published in both Arabic and English.

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