Ambassador

Albanian

CURRICULUM VITAE
                                                                                                     
                                                                             GENERAL INFORMATION
 
              Sami SHIBA                          
 
Ambassador of the Republic of Albania in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,resident in Riyadh, as well as in Kingdom of Bahrain, Sultanate of Oman and Republic of Yemen, non-resident
 
Address: Diplomatic Quartter, P.O Box. 94004 Riyadh 11693, Kindom of Saudi Arabia
Tel:  + 966 (0)112816535
Fax:+ 966 (0)112816536
Mob.:+966  50 190 55 86                                                         sami.shiba@mfa.gov.al                    
EDUCATION:                      
 
April–Oct. 2018       Completed the course “Economic Diplomacy for Albania”, Center for International Development at Harvard University
 
1997 - 2001               Graduated from University of Tirana, Albania, Faculty of Law.
 
1984 - 1985               Graduated on Diplomacy, Faculty of Law, University of Tirana, Albania.
 
1980 - 1984               Graduated from the University of Tirana, Albania,
Faculty of History and Philology, Language & Literature Chair.
 
1991 - 1999            Attended several training courses on International Relations
in France, Italy and elsewhere and in the framework
of the Council of Europe.
CAREER:
 
January 2015-
Present                      Ambassador of the Republic of Albania in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,resident in Riyadh
March 2016
Present                      Ambassador of the Republic of Albania inKingdom of Bahrain, non-resident
December 2015
Present                      Ambassador of the Republic of Albania inSultanate of Oman, non-resident
 
2011 - 2014              Ambassador of the Republic of Albania in Romania                                                
 
2008 - 2010               Director of the Department for Macedonia, Montenegro and Kosova, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tirana, Albania
 
October 2006            Head of Section for Kosova - Department for Relations with Neighbouring Countries, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tirana
 
June 2006                 Head of Section for Western Balkans, Department for Relations with Neighbouring Countries, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tirana
 
May 2006                   Department for Relations with Neighbouring Countries, Ministry of Foreign Affairs,
 
2002 - 2006               Deputy Head of the Mission of the Republic of Albania
                                    Pristina, Kosova,
 
April 2002                  Department of Member States of the European Union,
                                    Western Europe Section, Ministry of Foreign Affairs,
February 2001         Acting Director (Counsellor), Afro-Asia Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs,
 
July 2000                   Counsellor at the Embassy of the Republic of Albania
in the Arab Republic of Egypt,
 
January 2000           Acting Director (Counsellor), Afro-Asia Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs,
 
June 1999                 Protocol Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs,
 
1993 - 1999               Head of Department for InternationalRelations,
                                    Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Albania,
 
1989 - 1992               The Juridical and Consular Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs,
 
1985 - 1989               The Institute of International Studies, Ministry of Foreign Affairs,
  
ADDITIONAL COMMITMENTS:
 
1986-1992                 Member of the Working Group for various publications for Balkan countries, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tirana, Albania,
 
1989-1990                 Member of the Working Group for the publication: “What do the people of Kosova, want and say”, in 4 Volumes, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tirana, Albania,
 
2008-2009                 Member of the Experts’ Team for the preparation of the Written Statement of the Republic of Albania to the International Court of Justice on the “Accordance with International Law of the Unilateral Declaration of Independence by the Provisional Institutions of Self-Government of Kosova”, Ministry of Foreign Affairs,
 
December 2009        Member of the Albanian delegation that presented the  Arguments of the Republic of Albania to the International Court of Justice on the “Accordance with International Law of the Unilateral Declaration of Independence by the Provisional Institutions of Self-Government of Kosova”, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
 
2006-2010                 Member of the delegations of the Republic of Albania to the International and regional organizations such as United Nations General Assembly, the Council of Europe, the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (BSEC), the South East European Cooperation Process (SEECP), the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, etc.
 
21 May 2017             Head of the Albanian delegation to the US-Arab and Islamic Summit, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia,
 
31 May 2019             Head of the delegations of the Republic of Albania to the Summit of the Member States of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Mecca, Saudi Arabia,
 
2016 - 2019               Head of the delegations of the Republic of Albania to the Extraordinary Meetings of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, respectively on January 21, 2016, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; on November 17, 2016, Mecca, Saudi Arabia; January 21, 2018, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia,
 
2016 - 2019               Head of the delegations of the Republic of Albania to the Sessions of the Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, respectively on July 10-11, 2017 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast; on May 5-6, 2018, in Dhaka, Bangladesh; on May 29, 2019, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia,
 
The Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, at their Sessions since 2009, adopted the resolutions on Kosovo, calling for its recognition as an independent state.
 
FOREIGN LANGUAGES: English, French, Italian  

Adresa

Ambasada Shqiptare
Diplomatic Quarter, Al Fazari Plaza, Unit No. G16
P.O.Box 94 004, Riyadh 11693

Tel / Fax

Tel. +966 11 281 6535
Fax. +966 11 281 6536
Nr. i emergjences : +966501905586
966532405751

E-MAIL

embassy.riyadh@mfa.gov.al

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