New permanent representative of Sudan presents credentials to the Director-general of the United Nations office at Geneva

By United Nations Information Service Vienna (UNIS)

Mustafa Osman Ismail Elamin, the new Permanent Representative of Sudan to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his credentials to Michael Møller, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva.

Prior to his appointment to Geneva, Mr. Elamin had been Minister of Investment from 2012 to 2014. He served as a Presidential Advisor from 2005 to 2012. He was Foreign Minister of Sudan from 1998 to 2005, after serving as Minister of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1996 to 1998. Mr. Elamin is a Member of the National Assembly (Parliament), and has served as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Africa in the National Assembly since 2015. After graduating from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Khartoum in 1978, Mr. Elamin worked at the Ministry of Health from 1978 to 1980. He was a teaching assistant at the University of Khartoum from 1980 to 1982; lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum from 1988 to 1991; professor of international relations at Omdurman Islamic University from 2011 until now; and professor of political science at the International University of Africa from 2014 up until now. He is the author of many books and articles. Mr. Elamin has a PhD in international relations from Omdurman Islamic University (2010); a PhD from the University of Bristol, United Kingdom (1988); and a Master from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom (1985). Mr. Elamin was born in 1955 in Romy Bakri, Northern State, Sudan. He is married with children.