Mowaffak Allaf

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Mowaffak Allaf
موفق علاف
7th Permanent Representative of Syria to the United Nations
In office
Preceded byHaissam Kelani
Succeeded byHammud al-Shufi
Personal details
Damascus, Syria
Cairo, Egypt

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]


  1. ^ Sami M. Moubayed (2006). Steel & Silk: Men and Women who Shaped Syria 1900-2000. Cune Press. pp. 401–3. ISBN 978-1-885942-41-8. Retrieved 23 August 2012.
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