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The Arab Human Development Report: How the Arab World is Rethinking its Own Development

  • 1501 International Affairs Building, Columbia University (map)

The SIPA Economic and Political Development (EPD) Concentration and the Middle East Institute of Columbia University present:

A presentation by Ms. Nada Al-Nashif Chief of the Regional Programme Division at the
UNDP/Regional Bureau for Arab States.

Nada Al-Nashif was appointed Chief of the Regional Programme Division, Regional Bureau for Arab States, UNDP, in January 2005. She is responsible for six UNDP programmes in the Arab region, focusing on governance, trade and human development, quality assurance in education, information and communications technologies for development, HIV/AIDS, and the Arab Human Development Report series. Nada joined the Bureau Headquarters from the Lebanon Country Office where she held the position of Deputy Resident Representative since June 2000. Nada joined UNDP through the Management Training Programme in 1991 after she completed her Masters in Public Policy at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. She had earlier completed a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) from Balliol College, Oxford University, and worked in the private sector as an economic analyst.