Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Morocco to the United Nations
Mohamed Bennouna is ambassador and permanent representative of the Kingdom of Morocco to the United Nations. Prior to his appointment as permanent representative in 2001, Ambassador Bennouna served as a judge of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia as well as director-general of the Arab World Institute in Paris. An expert on economic sanctions, he has written numerous articles on such subjects as: peacekeeping and international security, law of the sea, developmental law, and international criminal law. He holds degrees in public law and political science from the University of Nancy, France and the Sorbonne in Paris; a diploma from The Hague Academy of International Law; and a doctorate in international law from the University of Nancy, France.