MASSOUD MAALOUF

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Ambassador Massoud Maalouf is a retired Ambassador who has dedicated his life to diplomacy, foreign affairs, and advocacy. He is also committed to representing Arab and Islamic interests abroad!

Ambassador Maalouf’s experience with diplomatic relations is impressive. His posts outside of Lebanon include serving as the Ambassador of Lebanon to Canada, Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, and Chile. Additionally, Ambassador Maalouf has served as the Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of Lebanon in Washington,Counselor in the Embassy of Lebanon to the Vatican, First Secretary in the Embassy of Lebanon in Tunisia, and Consul in the Lebanese Embassy in Lagos, Nigeria.

Under the Lebanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Maalouf served as Acting Director of Protocol, Head of the Department of Arab Affairs, Vice-Chairman of the Lebanese negotiating delegation for the Association Agreement between Lebanon and the European Union, and Director of Economic Affairs. In all of these positions, Ambassador Maalouf used his skills of diplomacy to negotiate on behalf of his country.

Ambassador Maalouf is very active within the Arab-American community. He participates in numerous Arab and Islamic summits, Arab League meetings, United Nations meetings, and various international conferences. He currently represents the Lebanese Association of the Knights of Malta in the United States and Canada, a famous humanitarian organization. In addition, Ambassador Maalouf recently established Maharat for Development (M4D), a non-profit organization dealing with human rights, freedom of religion, expression, and gender equality in the MENA region! Former Ambassador Maalouf is a highly esteemed diplomat who has spent years serving his country, and we are very proud to have him on our advisory board.

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