She is one of the 1000 women proposed fort the Nobel Peace Price 2005.
She says: “Being the first Arab woman to chair the Board of Governors of the IAEA fills me with pride and shows all women in the world that they have the chance to make the world better and safer.”
Nabeela Al-Mulla – Kuwait
Born in Kuwait, she is currently the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and the Permanent Representative of the State of Kuwait to the United Nations (UN), and participates in regular and special sessions of the General Assembly of the United Nations and represented Kuwait in various committees, conferences and panels. From 1977 until 1994 she served as a member of the Permanent Mission of Kuwait to the United Nations in New York where she held several posts, the last being Deputy Permanent Representative. She works also for the Board of Trustees of the American University in Kuwait (AUK).
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She obtained her BA in Political Sciences in 1968 and an MA in International Relations four years later, both with distinction, from the American University of Beirut (AUB). She studied at a missionary boarding school (Beirut Evangelical School for Girls) and graduated from the AUB at the age of 20. She was also Chairwoman of the Board of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) between 2002 and 2003. She was appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Zimbabwe, and to the Republics of South Africa, Namibia, Mauritius and Botswana on non-residency basis in 1994. From 1996 to 1999 she was Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of South Africa, and to the Republics of Namibia, Mauritius and Botswana on non-residency basis.
In 1991 and 1992, Ms. Al-Mulla participated in meetings on Kuwaiti POWs and detainees. In 1992 – 1993 she represented Kuwait in the mulitlateral talks on Arms Control and Regional Security in the Middle East.
Ms. Al-Mulla took up her current assignment as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Austria, and to the Republic of Hungary, the Slovak Republic, the Republic of Slovenia on non-residency basis and Permanent Representative of the State of Kuwait to the United Nations organizations in Vienna in January 2000.
The Permanent Mission of the State Of Kuwait to the United Nations;
AUK American University of Kuwait;