Youssef Amrani
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Minister-Delegate for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation
In office
3 January 2012 – 2017
MonarchMohammed VI
Prime MinisterAbdelilah Benkirane
Preceded byMohamed Ouzzine
Consul of Morocco in Barcelona
In office
1992–1996
MonarchHassan II
Prime MinisterAzeddine Laraki
Abdellatif Filali
Ambassador of Morocco to Colombia
In office
1996–1999
MonarchHassan II
Prime MinisterAbdellatif Filali
Abderahmane el Youssfi
Ambassador of Morocco to Chile
In office
1999–2001
MonarchHassan II
Mohammed VI
Prime MinisterAbderahmane el Youssfi
Ambassador of Morocco to Mexico
In office
2001–2003
Prime MinisterAbderahmane el Youssfi
Driss Jettou
Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation
In office
2008 – 25 May 2011
Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean
In office
1 July 2011[1] – 10 February 2012
Preceded byAhmad Khalaf Masa'deh
Succeeded byFathallah Sijilmassi
Personal details
Born (1953-09-23) 23 September 1953 (age 68)
Tangier, Morocco
Political partyIstiqlal
Alma materUniversity of Mohammad V
OccupationPolitician, Diplomat

Youssef Amrani (Arabic: يوسف عمراني - born 23 September 1953, Tangier) is a Moroccan diplomat and politician of the Istiqlal Party. Since October 2021, Amrani has served as the Moroccan ambassador to the European Union.[2] He has previously held positions as Morocco's ambassador to South Africa, Chile, Colombia, and Mexico. He also held the position as the Delegate-Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation in the cabinet of Abdelilah Benkirane.[3] Before this nomination he worked since 1978 as a civil servant at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Rabat.[3] He also served as Consul and Ambassador of Morocco to multiple Spanish-speaking countries and was Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean until February 2012.[3][4][5][6][7][8][9]

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References

  1. ^ "Mr. Youssef Amrani is expected to take office on the 1st July 2011".
  2. ^ Kasraoui, Safaa (17 October 2021). "King Mohammed VI Appoints Youssef Amrani as Morocco's Ambassador to the EU". Morocco World News. Retrieved 3 November 2021.
  3. ^ a b c "Official bio" (PDF).
  4. ^ MAP (16 May 2011). "Youssef Amrani candidat pour le poste de SG". Le Matin. Retrieved 2 July 2012.
  5. ^ Basraoui Maha (26 May 2011). "Youssef Amrani a la tête de l'UPM". L'Economiste. Retrieved 2 July 2012.
  6. ^ MAP (11 January 2012). "Youssef Amrani en visite en Espagne". Le Matin (in French). Retrieved 16 August 2019.
  7. ^ "La France salue la nomination de Youssef Amrani". Aujourd'hui le Maroc. 5 January 2012. Retrieved 16 August 2019.
  8. ^ Mohamed Jaabouk (15 March 2010). "Maroc-UE : Les propositions de Youssef Amrani". Le Soir Echos. Retrieved 2 July 2012.
  9. ^ Mohammadi, Benhamed (1 December 2007). "Légion d'Honneur : Youssef Amrani décoré". Challenge hebdo (in French). Retrieved 16 August 2019.