Curriculum Vitae of His Excellency Mr. Mounir Ben Rjiba,
 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary  of the Republic of Tunisia to Portugal

Date and place of birth: 24 June 1970,Hammamet, Tunisia
Marriedwith 2 children


  • 2000: Master in Diplomacy, Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies, University of Malta
  • 1995 : Law Degree (Maitrise): Faculté de droit et de sciences politiques, Tunis
  • 1989: Baccalaureate, Lycée  secondaire  de Hammamet

Professional carrier

  2. Since November 2017: Director of Tunisia/European Union relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  3. September 2015- October 2017: Deputy-Director of European and Mediterranean Organizations, General Directorate of Europe.
  4. June 2015: Promoted to the rank of Minister Plenipotentiary
  5. 2010-2015:Tunisian Embassy in Brussels (in charge of Tunisia relations with the European Parliament)
  6. 2007-2010: Head of International Conferences section, General Directorate of International Organizations and Conferences  
  7. 2001-2007: Counselor, Permanent Mission of Tunisia to the United Nations and other international Organizations in Geneva
  8. 1996-2001: Secretary of Foreign Affairs in the Legal Affairs Division,
  9. Mars 1996, integrated the Ministry of Foreign Affairs


Diplomatic studiesand training programs

  • Tunis, 3-14 May 2010: Training session on trade relations and Development, organized by the Arab Institute for Pacification
  • Geneva, 02-06 November 2009: First English Advanced course on Dispute settlement in the World Trade Organization.
  • The Hague, 3-13 February 2008: Course on protection of Cultural Heritage organized by the International Law Academy,
  • Geneva, 17 October 2002-03 April 2003: Training course on trade dispute settlement  
  • Paris, 02-13 November 1998: Training session on the future of Diplomacy, organized  by the “Institut International d’AdministrationPublique”

Arabic (mother language), French and English


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