Biography of Christophe Guilhou

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Christophe Guilhou

Ambassador of France to Cameroon

Born November 16, 1962 in Lille (Nord)
Married, 3 children
Knight of the National Order of Merit

Studies and degrees :

Graduate of the Institute of Political Studies (IEP) of Paris, graduated in literal Arabic and Swahili from the National Institute of Oriental Languages ​​and Civilizations (INALCO).

Career :

- * 1992-1993: Editor in charge of African and Malagasy affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Cameroon, Nigeria, Benin).
- * 1993-1995: Editor of the United Nations and International Organizations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
- * 1995-1999: First Counselor Embassy of France in the United Arab Emirates.
- * 1999-2002: First Counselor Embassy of France in Syria.
- * 2002-2004: Diplomatic Advisor to the Minister of Health, Family and Persons with Disabilities.
- * 2004-2005: Deputy Director, Economic Affairs and Development, Head of the United Nations and International Organizations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
- * 2005-2006: Adviser for North Africa, the Middle East, the United Nations and human rights in the cabinet of Michel Barnier then Philippe Douste-Blazy (successively foreign ministers) .
- * 2006-2009: Deputy Permanent Representative to the Permanent Representation of France to the United Nations Office in Geneva, Switzerland.
- * 2009-2012: Consul General of France in Boston (United States).
- * 2013-2015: Director of Peace, Democracy and Human Rights at the International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF).
- * 2016-2019: Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Djibouti.
- * 2019: Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Cameroon.

Dernière modification : 01/08/2019

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