Smail Chergui

Date of Birth: 1956

Date of Taking Office: October 2013

The date and venue of the last meeting with H.E. Minister:

February 2016, Somalia HLPF (High Level Partnership Forum) Meeting/─░stanbul

Education

Algeria National School of Administration (ENA) Department of Diplomacy

Career:

1997: Permanent Representative to United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

2008-2013: Ambassador of Algeria in Moscow

October 2013: African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security

Chergui is a diplomat expertized in African issues and has taken active roles in institutional transformation of the African Union during his 32 years of career.

He speaks Arabic, French and English.

He is married with three children. His spouse is originally from ─░zmir.