Second Session of the Conference on the Establishment of a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction

President-designate of the Conference

H.E. Mr. Mansour Al-Otaibi

PERSONAL DATA :
Full Name:                              MANSOUR AYYAD SH. A AL-OTAIBI 
Date & Place of Birth:            9 December 1966   -   Kuwait
Marital Status:                        Married with Three Children 
Languages:                              Arabic & English
Employment:                          Joined Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kuwait in November 1989  
Email:                                     ma.alotaibi@mofa.gov.kw     

EDUCATION : 
B.A Political Science and Public Administration 
Kuwait University - Kuwait – 1989

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 

2010 – Present            
Permanent Representative, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Kuwait to the United Nations- New York, NY
Non-resident Ambassador of the State of Kuwait to the Commonwealth of the Bahamas
Non-resident Ambassador of the State of Kuwait to Costa Rica

2007 – 2010
Minister Plenipotentiary and Director of International Organization Department – MOFA   

2004 – 2006
Counselor & Deputy Permanent Representative - Permanent Mission of Kuwait to the United Nations - New York, N.Y.

2001 – 2003
First Secretary - Permanent Mission of Kuwait to the United Nations - New York, NY

1996 -2001
Second Secretary - Permanent Mission of Kuwait to the United Nations - New York, NY 

1993-1996
Third Secretary - Permanent Mission of Kuwait to the United Nations  - New York, NY

1992-1993
Diplomatic Attaché - Permanent Mission of Kuwait to the United Nations - New York, NY 

1990-1991
Diplomatic Attaché - Embassy of Kuwait in Riyadh - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

1989-1990
Diplomatic Attaché - Arab World Department - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kuwait  

EXPERIENCE

2010 – Present
As Permanent Representative, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Kuwait to the United Nations, he continues to participate in various meetings, conferences and international forums, both within and outside the United Nations framework. Attended NAM Ministerial Meetings, Rio+20, High-Level Donor Conferences on Syria, as well as Security Council related meetings and programs.

Represented Kuwait in the Security Council 2018-2019

Represented Kuwait in several Special Visit programs by invitation of countries such as Australia, Bahamas, Venezuela, Japan. Italy, Thailand, Netherlands, Georgia, Portugal and China.

Organized a Special Visit program for several UN Ambassadors to visit Kuwait in line with Kuwait’s candidature to the ECOSOC for the term 2013-2015

Organized several functions such as Cultural and Educational Events, Exhibitions, Receptions and Luncheons in line with the candidature of Kuwait to the ECOSOC for the term 2013-2015 and the Security Council for the term 2018-2019

2007 – 2010 
Minister Plenipotentiary and Director of International Organization Department  MOFA (Served for 2 1/2 years as the Director of the IOD) & during this time he participated in many Summits, Ministerial Meeting, High Officials Meetings & Conferences organized by organized by:  The Organization of Islamic Conference OIC, Non Aligned Movement NAM, Forum for the Future BMENA & Iraq Neighboring State.

1992 -2007 
(During the 15 years of being a member of the Kuwait Mission to the UN) 
He had attended the General Assembly Sessions “since 46th session until 61st session” & represented Kuwait in several Committees such as: The First Committee: Disarmament - The Fourth Committee: Special Political and Decolonization - The Fifth Committee: Administrative & Budgetary 

2002
Held a Position as Vice Chairman of Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) 57th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

SPECIAL ASSIGNMENTS

February, 2018 and June 2019 President of the United Nations Security Council
July – August 2017 – Security Council Workshop - Beijing, China
February 2016 – Supporting Syria Conference - U.K.
February 2016 – High-Level Meeting on Peace, Justice and Development, Netherlands
March 2015 – Kuwait III Humanitarian Pledging Conference - Kuwait
May 2014 – NAM Ministerial Meeting
January 2014 – Kuwait II Humanitarian Pledging Conference - Kuwait
January – February 2013 – 1st High-Level Humanitarian Pledging Conference on Syria - Kuwait
November 2012 – 1st Round of Negotiations between Kuwait and Costa Rica on the Encouragement and Reciprocal Protection of Investments - Costa Rica
June 2012 – Rio+20 Conference - Brazil
May 2012 – NAM Ministerial Meeting - Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
November 2010 – Presentation of Credentials as Non-resident Ambassador to The Bahamas
January 2010 – Presentation of Credentials as Non-resident Ambassador to Costa Rica
November, 2009 - Summit for the 25th Anniversary of the Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of Organization of the Islamic Conference (COMSEC), Istanbul – Turkey
July, 2009 - (15th) Summit Non Aligned Movement, Sharm El-Sheikh – Egypt
April, 2009 - Non Aligned Movement Coordinating Ministerial Meeting, Havana – Cuba 
May, 2009 - The 36th Annual Summit for the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of the Islamic Conference, Damascus – Syrian Arab Republic
February, 2009 - Ministerial Meeting on the UN Security Council Reform, Rome - Italy 
December, 2008 - Follow- Up International Conference on Financing for Development to Reviews the Implementation of Monterrey Consensus, Doha - Qatar
October, 2008 - (5th) Ministerial Meeting of the Forum for the Future (BMENA), Abu Dhabi –U.A.E
July, 2008 - (15th) Non Aligned Movement Ministerial Meeting, Tehran – Iran 
June, 2008 - (35th) Annual Summit for the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of the Islamic Conference, Kampala – Uganda
March, 2008 - (11th) Summit of the Organization of the Islamic Conference, Dakar – Senegal
April, 2005 - Nuclear Weapon Free Zone Conference, Mexico City - Mexico 
August, 2004 - Non Aligned Movement Ministerial Meeting, Durban - South Africa
April & November, 2002 - Stockholm Process to Review and   Enhance the Implementation of Sanction, Stockholm - Sweden

Participation in Summits, Conferences  & Special Sessions Organized by the United Nations
*    Millennium Review Summit - High Level Meeting (New York - 2005)   
*    Non Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference (New York - 2005)
*    25th Session "Implementation of the outcome of the UN Conference on Human Settlement (Habitat II)" (New York – 2001)
*    26th Session "Problem of HIV/Aids" (New York – 2001)
*    Millennium Summit (New York - 2000)
*    Non Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference (New York - 2000) 
*    19th Session "Earth Summit Plus 5" (New York – 1997) 
*    50th Anniversary of the United Nations (New York – 1995)