Speakers 2018

Mohamed Ali Al-Hakim

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Iraq

Mohamed A. Al-Hakim has been Iraq’s Minister of Foreign Affairs since October 2018. He was former Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of ESCWA (2017-2018), Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Iraq to the United Nations, New York and Geneva (2010-2017). He served at the Foreign Ministry (2006-2010) and as Member of the Iraq National Assembly and Foreign Relations committee (2005-2006). Previously he has been appointed Minister of Telecommunications (2004-2005), Chairman of the Arab Council of Ministers of Telecommunications and Information, League of Arab States (2004-2005), Acting Minister of Finance (2004-2005), Coordinator of Ministry of Planning (May-September 2003) Deputy Secretary-General of the Iraqi Governing Council (July 2003-May 2004).