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PLENARY SESSION I: NPT Forty Years Ago and Now View from Treatys Founding Fathers

SHAKER Mohamed, Chairman of the Board, Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs (ECFA), Egypt

Amb. Shaker held the position of Egypt's ambassador to the United Kingdom (1988-1997); to Austria and Egypt's Governor on the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Vienna (1986-1988); and to the United Nations in New York as Deputy Permanent Representative of Egypt (1984-1986), and Deputy Representative of Egypt to the United Nations Security Council (1984-1985). Amb. Shaker completed his studies as Docteur es Sciences Politiques at the Graduate Institute of International Studies, University of Geneva, in 1975, after having acquired the Licence en Droit (LLB) from Cairo University in 1955. He was member of the Egyptian delegation (UAR) to 18th Nation Committee on Disarmament, Geneva during the NPT negotiations 1965-1968.

Two of Dr Shaker's works are The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty: Origin and Implementation. 1959-1979' (3 volumes) (1980), The Evolving International Regime of Nuclear Non-Proliferation' (2007).