Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed

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Ismaïl Ould Cheikh Ahmed
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Ismaïl Ould Cheikh Ahmed on August 12, 2017
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mauritania
Assumed office
11 June 2018
United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen
In office
25 April 2015 – February 2018
Appointed by Ban Ki-Moon
Preceded by Jamal Benomar
Succeeded by Martin Griffith
Personal details
Born (1960-11-09) 9 November 1960 (age 57)
Nouakchott, Mauritania
Nationality Mauritanian

Ismaïl Ould Cheikh Ahmed (Arabic: إسماعيل ولد الشيخ أحمد‎; born c. 1960 in Nouakchott) is a Mauritanian diplomat and politician. He served as a United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen from 25 April 2015.[1] to February 2018.[2]

Prior to that posting, Ahmed served as United Nations Special Representative for the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER).[3]

Prior to that appointment of 11 December 2014, Ahmed was the Deputy Special Representative and Deputy Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL).[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Secretary-General appoints Ismaïl Ould Cheikh Ahmed as new special envoy for Yemen
  2. ^ Editorial, Reuters. "U.N. Yemen mediator to step down next month: U.N. spokesman". U.S. Retrieved 23 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Secretary-General Appoints Ismaïl Ould Cheikh Ahmed of Mauritania Special Representative for United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response". Press release. United Nations. 30 January 2014.
  4. ^ "Secretary-General Appoints Ismaïl Ould Cheikh Ahmed of Mauritania Deputy Special Representative for Libya". Press release. United Nations. 30 January 2014.