Secretary of State to the Minister for Foreign Affairs in charge of Economic Diplomacy

 

Biography of Mr Hatem Ferjani

Born in Hammam-Lif, Tunisia, ont the 4th of December, 1970.
Married, three children.

Academic career

  • Baccalauréat at the Lycée of Ibn Rachiq - Ezzahra – Tunisia (1990).
  • DEUST in Political Science from the University of Düsseldorf, Germany (1994).
  • Law degree from the University of Münster, Germany (2001).
  • Baccalauréat at the Lycée of Ibn Rachiq - Ezzahra – Tunisia (1990).
  • DEUST in Political Science from the University of Düsseldorf, Germany (1994).
  • Law degree from the University of Münster, Germany (2001).
  • Certificate of Proficiency in Judging, delivered by the Ministry of Justice of North Rhine-Westphalia– Germany (2005).

Legal & Judicial experience

  • Legal adviser in international private law at SCHUNCK & PARTNERS group, Germany (2001 – 2003).
  • Legal adviser, specialised in international private law to Al Bassam Petroleum Equipement Company - APECO group, Gulf/Middle-East (Since 2001).
  • Financial & Legal advisor to Gulf Heavy industries GHI CO, Gulf/Middle-East (2005).
  • Legal advisor to the OBEIDALLAH CONTRACTORS’s company, UAE (2007).
  • Opening of three law offices in Düsseldorf (2005), Cologne (2008) and Essen (2009).
  • Lawyer at the German and European Courts
  • Legal advisor to international firms in Europe and the Middle East.

Parliamentary career

  • Assessor to the President of the National Assembly in charge of Tunisians Abroad (2015-2016).
  • Assessor to the President of the national Assembly in charge of External Relations (2017).
  • Member of the Rights, Freedoms and External Relations Committee (10/2016-03/2017).
  • Member of the Commission of General Legislation (04/2017-06/2017).
  • Member of the Commission of the Tunisians Abroad  (10/2016-06/2017).
  • President of the Tunisia – Germany Parliamentary Friendship Group (2015-2017).

Political career

  • Member of the Founding Board of the Nidaa Tounes Movement (2012)
  • Spokesman for the Nidaa Tounes Movement Foreign Liaison Office (2013)
  • Member of the Executive Board of Nidaa Tounes Movement (June 2014)
  • President of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Nidaa Tounes Party
  • Elected in the Constituency of Germany (Nidaa Tounes) in the Assembly of the Representatives of the People - ARP (2014-2017).
  • Activities with civil society
  • Member of the Bar Association of Düsseldorf, Germany (2005).
  • Member of the Bar Association of Germany (2005).
  • Member of the Association of Tunisians Abroad (2007).
  • President of the Tunisian – German Association for Law (2009).

Languages
Arabic, French, German, English

 

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