Mohamed Toihiri

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H.E.
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 61)

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. Outside of his ambassadorship, Toihiri is known as Comoros's first published author.[1]

Education[edit]

Toihiri attended the University of Bordeaux III, France from 1977 to 1979. Toihiri first received two undergraduate degrees in French and Communications in 1977 and 1978, respectively. After receiving his degrees, he completed a graduate degree in Communications, and a Ph.D. in modern French literature with a concentration in Francophone literature in 1979.[2]

Career[edit]

Toihiri had previously worked primarily in the media and academics. He became the director of culture for Radio Comoros in 1978.[1] During his career, he frequently participated in newspapers of Comoros by serving as editor in chief for Le Comorian, and writing articles for Kashkazi and Al-Watwan.[1]

Tolihiri started his academic career in 1978, and held multiple positions. A few of his positions include Academic Director and General Director for Comoros. During his career in education, Toihiri briefly worked in Paris as Director for Public Relations for Sony and TDK from 1986 to 1988. Before being appointed to the UN, he held the Chair for French literature as Senior Lecturer in the University of Comoros.[2]

United Nations[edit]

On 1 October 2007, Toihiri showed his identifications to Secretary-General of the UN Ban Ki-moon.[2]

Literature[edit]

In 1985, Toihiri wrote a book about Ali Soilih's government called Republique des Imberbes Roman Comorien.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Falola, Toyin; Jean-Jacques, Daniel. Africa: An Encyclopedia of Culture and Society. p. 280. ISBN 1598846663. Retrieved 18 November 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c "NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF COMOROS PRESENTS CREDENTIALS". un.org. Retrieved 18 November 2016.