Mohamed Sahnoun

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Mohamed Sahnoun
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Permanent Representative of Algeria to the United Nations
In office
1982–1984
Ambassador of Algeria to the United States
In office
1984–1989
Preceded byLayachi Yaker
Succeeded byAbderrahane Bensid
United Nations Special Representative for Somalia
In office
April 1992 – November 1992
Succeeded byIsmat Kittani [1]
Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the OAU in the Congo
Assumed office
1993
UN/OAU Special Representative for Great Lakes Region of Africa [2]
Assumed office
1997
Personal details
Born(1931-04-08)April 8, 1931
Chlef
Died20 September 2018(2018-09-20) (aged 87)
Paris
NationalityAlgerian
Alma materNew York University [3]
OccupationDiplomat

Mohamed Sahnoun (8 April, 1931 – 20 September, 2018) was an Algerian diplomat.

Sahnoun was an ambassador of Algeria to Germany, France, the United States and Morocco as well as permanent representative of Algeria to the United Nations.[4]

Sahnoun also was the the Organisation of African Unity's Assistant Secretary General, the Arab League's Assistant Secretary-general, the Secretary-General of the United Nations's Special Representative for Somalia in 1992 and the Secretary-General of the United Nations's Special Representative for the Great Lakes region of Africa in 1997.[5][6]

References[change | change source]

  1. UNITED NATIONS OPERATION IN SOMALIA I
  2. United Nations Press Release
  3. "Document on Mohamed Sahnoun" (PDF). IOFC. Retrieved 21 September 2018.
  4. "Mohamed Sahnoun". http://earthcharter.org/about/mohamed-sahnoun/. External link in |website= (help); Missing or empty |url= (help); |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  5. "UNITED NATIONS OPERATION IN SOMALIA I (UNOSOM I) - Background (Full text)". www.un.org. Retrieved 2017-09-15.
  6. Press release of the United Nations on 27 January 1997: Mohamed Sahnoun of Algeria nominated UN/OAU special representative for great lakes region of Africa [1]