Nabil Elaraby, the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States and former Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs
delivered the Nadia Younes Memorial Lecture on February 4, 2013 at the Moataz Al Alfi Hall, AUC New Cairo entitled
“Nadia Younes: A Shining Star in the World of International Civil Servants.”
Nabil Elaraby has a distinguished career in diplomacy. He served as Egypt’s minister of foreign affairs from March to June 2011 in Egypt’s post-revolution cabinet and was the Egyptian ambassador to India from 1981 to 1983. In addition, he was legal adviser and director of the Legal and Treaties Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1976 – 1978; 1983 – 1987); head of the Egyptian delegation to the Taba dispute negotiations (1986 – 1988); as well as Egypt’s legal adviser to the Camp David Middle East Peace Conference (1978). He also served as director of the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration from 2008 to 2011.