Ambassador’s Biography

Ambassador Alfredo Fabião Nuvunga is currently the Ambassador of the Republic of Mozambique to the United States of America, since March 2023.

Ambassador Nuvunga is a career diplomat with 34 years of experience in foreign service. He holds a master’s degree in Politics and International Relations and a B. Honors degree in International Relations and Diplomacy.

Prior to the current position, he represented his country in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and also in the African Union (AU) and the Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) in Addis Ababa, as the Permanent Representative.

Ambassador Nuvunga also served as Deputy Chief of Mission in Gaberone, Botswana and in Stockholm, Sweden.

At the Headquarters, in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Ambassador Nuvunga served as Deputy Director and later Director of the Directorate for Regional and Continental Integration. Prior to that he served as Assistant Director of the State Protocol.

Ambassador Nuvunga, at the level of senior officials, led several  Mozambican Missions to diferent meetings, particlarly within SADC and African Union.

He speaks and writes several tsonga languages and is fluent in Portuguese, English and French.
In recognition of his diplomatic achievemnts, Ambassador Nuvunga was awarded the Medal “Order of Friendship and Peace” by Presidential Decree of the Republic of Mozambique. This Medal is atributed to Mozambican nationals for the “high merits achieved in the fight for the cause of friendship, solidarity and peace in the world”.