Moushira Khattab’s efforts are recognised internationally. She has received numerous awards and decorations, two of which are the highest that can be bestowed upon any foreign national: The Order of Good Hope from the President of South Africa and The Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic, and the Decoration of Commendatore of the Order of Merit by the President of the Italian Republic.
Ambassador Khattab has received the following awards for her diplomatic and developmental work:
- The Order of Good Hope (By the President of the Republic of South Africa) (1999)
- Commendatore of the Order of Merit by the President of the Italian Republic (2007)
- International Women of Courage Award by the US Department of State (2008)
- The Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic (2010)