Nouria Benghabrit-Remaoun

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Nouria Benghabrit-Remaoun
Minister of National Education
In office
5 May 2015 – 31 March 2019
PresidentAbdelaziz Bouteflika
Prime MinisterAbdelmalek Sellal
Preceded byAbdelatif Baba Ahmed
Succeeded byAbdelhakim Belabed
Personal details
Alma materUniversity of Oran Paris Descartes University

Nouria Benghabrit-Remaoun (born 5 March 1952) is an Algerian sociologist and researcher. Previously she had served in the government of Algeria as Minister of National Education.[1][2]

Her previous function was director of the National Centre of Research in Social and Cultural Anthropology. She was a member of The Committee for Development Policy (CDP), subsidiary body of the United Nations Economic and Social Council.[3][4]

According to The Economist, as education minister, she favours the use of Darija as the language of education in Algeria.[5]

She is the granddaughter of Si Kaddour Benghabrit's brother.


  1. ^ Official Journal of Algeria
  2. ^ "President Tebboune conducts ministerial reshuffle". Algeria Press Service. Retrieved 5 April 2024.
  3. ^ The CDP members on the UN official website
  4. ^ The membership of the CDP
  5. ^ "A battle over language is hampering Algeria's development". The Economist. 17 August 2017. Retrieved 18 August 2017.

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