Elmi Ahmed Duale
|Elmi Ahmed Duale
علمي أحمد دواله
|Permanent Representative of Somalia to the United Nations|
October 2005 – November 2016
|Preceded by||Ahmed Hashi|
|Succeeded by||Yusuf Garaad Omar|
Buloburde, Hiran, Somalia
Duale was born in Bulo-Burte (Hiran), Somalia in 1935. He graduated from the Sapienza University of Rome in 1960 with a Doctor of Medicine. From 1963 to 1968, he served as Director General of Somalia's Ministry of Health.
In 1969, Duale was elected to the Parliament of Somalia, and was selected as Foreign Minister in this government. From 1970 to 1973, he and the other members of the Cabinet were imprisoned by Siad Barre after Barre assumed power following a coup d'état.
In 1974, Duale joined the World Health Organization (WHO), where he worked for 30 years. He has been the WHO Team Leader of the Programme Coordinator for Nigeria, the WHO Representative for Tanzania and Eritrea, and the WHO Public Health Consultant in Dar es Salaam.
- MALKHADIR M. MUHUMED (5 October 2010). "Critics say UN envoy to Somalia should resign". NBC News.
- "Brief Memoirs: Dr. Elmi Ahmed Duale, Somali Ambassador to the United Nations".
- "NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF SOMALIA PRESENTS CREDENTIALS". United Nations. 18 October 2005.
- "New Permanent Representative of Somalia Presents Credentials", UN Press Release, UN Doc. BIO/3707, 18 October 2005
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