UNHCR Representative in the Republic of Serbia

Soufiane Adjali, Representative, UNHCR Serbia

Soufiane Adjali is a jurist with more than 28 years of experience with the United Nations and international organizations.

Mr Adjali started his career in 1994 as a Human Rights Officer at OHCHR in Rwanda whereafter he worked as a Civil Affairs Officer for the United Nations Peace Keeping Operation in Bosnia and Herzegovina, UNMIBH – DPKO.

He joined the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in 1996 and occupied several positions in International Protection, in Oversight (Inspector General Office in the Executive Office of the High-Commissioner), in the Management of Operations and as Liaison / Representative of the High-Commissioner in operations in the Americas, Africa, Europe, and the Middle East.

Mr Adjali speaks Arabic, French, English, Serbian and Persian.

Soufiane Adjali assumed the duties of the Representative of UNHCR in Serbia in February 2023.