Undersec. for the Ministry of FA

H.E Dr. Shaikha Rana Isa Daij Al-Khalifa
Undersecretary for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Academic Qualifications

2008 University of Exeter - PhD in International Law
1998 The American University Washington D.C. - Master of Arts in Peace & conflict resolution
1996 The American University Washington D.C. - Bachelor of Arts in International Relations
1991 West Riffa Secondary School - (Diploma in Math & Physics)

Work Experience

Since April 2011 Assistant Under-Secretary for Arab & Afro-Asian Affairs and Organizations
March 2010 – April 2011 Acting Director of Information, Research & Studies
March 2011 Lecturer at the Royal College for Women
October 2007 – February 2010 Minister of Foreign Affairs office
February 2004 – September 2007 University of Bahrain (College of law)
November 1999 - February 2004 University of Bahrain (Centre for International Studies)
December 1998 - November 1999 University of Bahrain (Office of President)
July 1998 - December 1998 Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) Washington D.C.


Member at the Supreme Council for Women – Since November 2016.
Member of The National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons – Since March 2015.
Kingdom of Bahrain focal point in ESCWA Technology Division – Since September 2014.
Member of Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage (ARC-WH) – Since 2011
Member of the committee for International Relation at the Supreme Council for Women 2001 – 2004

Awards Received

Education day award presented by H.H. Sh. Khalifa Bin Salman Al-Khalifa the Prime Minster (For the Master Degree) 2000 - 2001
Education day award Presented by H. H. Sh. Isa Bin Salman Al-Khalifa the late Amir of Bahrain (For the Bachelor Degree) 1996 - 1997

Conferences Attended

Participated in a number of bilateral and multilateral meetings at the United Nations and various international organizations especially the Asian cooperation Forum, the Organization of Islamic cooperation, the Arab league and the Gulf cooperation council including meetings between the Asean and GCC.

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