Under the Patronage of
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai


Under the Patronage of
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai

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H.E. Muferihat Kamil

Minister of Peace

Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Her Excellency Muferihat Kamil Ahmed is the Minister of Peace of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. She also leads the Southern Ethiopia Peoples Democratic Movement (SEPDM), one of the constituent bodies of the ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), which makes her the sole female leader on the four-bloc coalition. As a Minster of Peace, she oversee the following institutions;
 
  1. The National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS)
  2. Information Network Security Agency (INSA)
  3. The Federal Police Commission
  4. Financial Security and Information Center (Financial Intelligence Center)
  5. Immigration, Nationality and Vital Events Agency
  6. Administration for Refugee and Returnee Affairs
  7. National Disaster Risk Management Commission and
  8. Ethiopian Foreign Relations Strategic Studies Institute.
Prior to her current appointment, H.E. Muferihat was the Speaker of the House of People’s Representatives, making her the first female to hold the post back in 2018. In 2008, she became Minister of Women’s Affairs at the age of 28, the youngest appointee at the time. Prior to that, she was appointed as Public Relations Advisor to the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR) President in 2007. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from Haromaya University in 2000 and Master of Arts in Transformational Leadership, in a joint master’s program between International Leadership Institute and University of Greenwich, United Kingdom in 2009. She also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Gender and Development from the University of Antwerp, Belgium in 2006.


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