Ismael Ould Cheikh Ahmed

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Mauritanians Abroad, Mauritania

Ismael Ould Cheikh Ahmed is the current Minister of Foreign Relations, Cooperation and Mauritanians Abroad of the Republic of Mauritania. Prior to this commitment, he served as the United Nations Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Yemen and as Special Representative of the Secretary General and Head of the United Nations Mission to Combat Ebola (UNMEER). Mr. Cheikh Ahmed has also been appointed as Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General and Resident Humanitarian Coordinator for the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Libya (UNSMIL); as Humanitarian Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative for Yemen and as Humanitarian Coordinator and Resident Representative of UNDP in Syria. He has also served as Director for Reform and Change at UNICEF.

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