Mohamed Toihiri

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Mohamed Toihiri
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Permanent Representative to the UN for Comoros Flag of the Comoros.svg
In office
October 2007 – October 2012
Succeeded by Roubani Kaambi
Personal details
Born (1955-08-20) 20 August 1955 (age 59)

Mohamed Toihiri (born 20 August 1955) was the Permanent Representative to the United Nations for Comoros, (also accredited as ambassador to the United States, Canada and Cuba) between 2007 and 2012.


Toihiri has extensive training in the French language, and communications. He holds four academic degrees, one an advanced degree, from the University of Bordeaux III, France. These include, undergraduate degrees in French and Communications, a graduate degree in Communications, and a Ph.D. in modern French literature with a concentration in Francophone literature. In addition to speaking both French and Comorian natively, he has a fluency in English and Malagasy languages.


Before taking office at the United Nations, Toihiri held the Chair for French literature and was Senior Lecturer at the University of Comoros. He has been a frequent contributor to Comoros newspapers, the Kashkazi and the Alwatwan, and served as Editor and Chief of Le Comorian, a newspaper written for Comoriens overseas. Toihiri has a long history in teaching French, as well as, instructing other professionals in teaching the language. Outside of his academic career, he has worked for Sony and TDK as Director for Public Relations, in Paris. Ambassador Toihiri also was the High Steward of EUCLID (Euclid University) between 2011 and 2012.

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