Mowaffak Allaf

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Mowaffak Allaf
موفق علاف
7th Permanent Representative of Syria to the United Nations
In office
Preceded by Haissam Kelani
Succeeded by Hammud al-Shufi
Personal details
Born 1927
Damascus, Syria
Died 1996
Cairo, Egypt
Nationality Syrian
Profession Politician
Religion Islam

Mowaffak Allaf (Arabic: موفق علاف‎‎) (1927–1996) was a Syrian diplomat, and a former ambassador to the United Nations.[1] Allaf served as the Under-Secretary-General of the UN in Geneva, and headed the Syrian delegation to the Madrid peace conference and the subsequent peace talks with Israel.

Allaf held a diploma in international relations from the University of Damascus, and was awarded the "Decoration for Services to the Republic of Austria in Gold with Sash" by Austrian President Kurt Waldheim in February 1987.[2]