Chief of Afro-Asian Affairs

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H.E. Ambassador Fatima Abdulla Fares Aldhaen

Chief of Afro-Asian Affairs

  • [2006-2008] MA-Internationals Security Studies, Reading University
  • [1998-2002] B.A. –Political Science, UAE University
  • [1995-1998] AL-Hidd Secondary School, Honor student
Work Experience
  • [2021 - Current] Chief of Afro-Asian Affairs
  • [2017 - 2021] Director of Organizations Directorate
  • Participated in several international fora related to combatting weapons of mass destruction, women empowerment, Missile defense, AML/CFT, UNGA sessions and others.
  • Member of the National Committee on the prohibition of the development, production, stockpiling and use of chemical weapons and on their destruction.
  • Member of the National Committee on the rights of the child.
  • Member of the National Committee on coordination and follow up between the Kingdom of Bahrain and United Nations.
  • Member of the National disaster management committee.
  • Member of the National Commission for UNESCO.
  • Member of circulation of funds and fund raising operations committee.
  • Member of the Joint National Committee on Climate Change.
  • National expert in anti-corruptions field (in compliance with UN convention against corruption).
  • Appreciation of Special Work Certificate, Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Bahrain.
  • Reward on career discipline, Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Bahrain.
  • Several certificates granted from IAEA, OPCW, UNODC and others in fields related to combatting weapons of mass destruction and drafting national reports in accordance to UNSCRs.
  • Several certificates granted from EDB, Diplofoundation, University of Bahrain and others in fields related to negotiations, etiquette, economic empowerment and others.
  • [2006] Training Programme for Foreign Junior Diplomats, Turkey
  • Arabic: Mother Tongue.
  • English: Fluent.
  • Spanish: intermediate.

  • Foreign Minister Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Alzayani



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