Dr. Nabil Elaraby the Secretary General of the League of Arab States since July 2011, He was appointed Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs in March 2011, He served as director of the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration from 2008 to 2011. Previously He was a Judge at the International Court of Justice
from 2001 until February 2006, He was appointed the Permanent Representative to the UN in New York from 1991 to 1999; a member of the International Law Commission
of the United Nations
from 1994 to 2001; President of the Security Council
in 1996; the Permanent Representative to the UN Office at Geneva
from 1987 to 1991; he was Legal Adviser and Director in the Legal and Treaties Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1983 to 1987; Head of the Egyptian delegation to the Taba dispute negotiations from 1986-1988; in 1988 agent of the Government of Egypt in the Taba arbitration; Ambassador to India
from 1981 to 1983; He was Legal Adviser and Director in the Legal and Treaties Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1976 to 1978; and was Egypt's Legal Advisor to the Camp David Middle East peace Conference in 1978.