Munir Akram


Munir Akram

Former Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the UN

Munir Akram was the Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations from 2002 to 2008.

He has represented Pakistan in numerous United Nations bodies and international conferences, including the Security Council and the Economic and Social Council. At the UN, he was twice the President of the Security Council (May 2003 and May 2004); President of the Economic and Social Council (2005); Chairperson of the Working Party on the Accession of Saudi Arabia to WTO (2005); and Co-Chair for UN Management Reform (2005).

Munir Akram is a prolific writer and has lectured widely on various strategic, political and economic issues. His most recent published work in 2011 is as a contributing author to ‘Pakistan – Beyond the Crisis State.’ He has been awarded Hilal-i-Quaid-i-Azam by the President of Pakistan for his selfless service and devotion to the country.