MOFA appointed Director General of the Diplomatic and International Relations Institute.

Region
Algeria / Qatar

IEDM Area of Expertise
Politics & Economic Development Policy - International relations, human rights, family studies and development

Experience
Amina Mesdoua is an Algerian diplomat with over 25 years’ experience dealing with international organizations, human rights, and development issues. She holds the rank of minister plenipotentiary and is currently an advisor in the office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Algeria.

Between 2007 and 2014, Amina was the family policy director at the Doha International Family Institute (DIFI), a Qatar Foundation institute. As the family policy director, she organized many conferences and colloquiums related to women's rights, family policy, ageing, youth and development issues. She has over 25 years’ experience dealing with international organizations, human rights, and development issues. She served in many countries including at the United Nations organization, New York when she was the representative of Algeria to (among other) 3rd Committee, Commission on the Status of Women, Commission on Social Development, NGO’s Committee. She served as a vice president of the 3rd committee at the 54th session of the UN General Assembly and participated in many international conferences and negotiations.

As a Family Policy Director at DIIFSD, she organized many conferences and colloquium related to women, family policy, Ageing, youth and development issues. She has essays in French and English on issues related to politics, women and children. She has a diploma from Ecole Nationale d’Adminstration (Diplomacy) and a degree in International Relations.