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Ambassador Ahmed Abdel-Latif is the Director-General of the Cairo International Center for Conflict Resolution, Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding (CCCPA), since 2020. A career diplomat since 1997, he has a long standing experience in multilateral affairs with a focus on global issues including sustainable development, trade, energy, innovation and knowledge governance. At the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he served at the Departments of International Cooperation for Development, United Nations Affairs and International Economic Relations. From 2000 to 2004, he was posted to the Permanent Mission of Egypt to the United Nations (UN) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva where he worked on disarmament, trade, health and intellectual property issues. He also worked at the Office of the Spokesman of the Prime Minister from 2005 to 2006. On secondment from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he held senior positions in intergovernmental organizations and think tanks. For more than twenty years, Ambassador Abdel-Latif has taken an active part in international debates on sustainable development, climate change, innovation, green technologies and intellectual property.  

Session: Spotlight on Climate for Peace: The way to COP and beyond

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