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ABDEL-MAWLA OMAR EL-SOLH

Background

EL-SOLH, ABDEL-MAWLA OMAR was born on January 3, 1938 in Saida, Lebanon.

Education

Cairo University, 1955-1960, Lie Socl Science(s). IRFID Development Institute, Lebanon, 1960-1962, Diploma Socl & Economic Development. American University, Beirut, 1962-1963, Rch.

American Lebanese Association(s) for Administration, 1975, Diploma Administration. Spoken languages: Arabic, English, French.

Career

Regional Representative for the Middle East & Representative in Egypt, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Regional Office(s) for the Middle East. Representative in Egypt since 1986. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Regional Representative since 1990.

Coord, United Nations Assistance to Lebanon, Acting UNARDOL Representative, Acting & Deputy United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Representative, 1978-1986. Deputy & Acting Representative, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Beirut, 1977-1978. Middle East Section, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Geneva, 1976-1977.

Deputy Regional Representative for the Middle East, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Lebanon, 1974-1976. Social & Economic Advisor, Office of Prime Minister, Lebanon, 1972-1974. Professor of Social Studies, High Training Teachers' College, Lebanon, 1966-1972.

Social & Economic Rch, IRFED Mission/Ministry of Planning, Lebanon, 1961-1966.

Membership

Member American Lebanese Association for Administration. Past President, International Rotary Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Human rights, social, humanitarian activities, promotion of legal affairs concerning refugees. Sports, swimming, music.

Connections

Spouse Mariam El-Solh, National of Lebanon.

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Mariam El-Solh