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AWAD IDRIS

Background

IDRIS, AWAD was born on January 1, 1933 in Geteina, Sudan.

Education

Khartoum University, Sudan, 1952-1956, Bachelor of Arts. Leeds University, United Kingdom, 1960-1962, PGCE. Khartoum University, 1967-1968.

Spoken languages: Arabic, English, French, Kiswhahili.

Career

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Representative to Ethiopia & Liaison Officer with Economic Commission for Africa & Organization of African Unity, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization since 1980. Coord, Education Assistant to NLMS, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization/United Nations Development Program, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, 1974-1980. Senior Education Special for Refugees, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Geneva, 1971-1973.

Permanent Delegate of Sudan to United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization & Cultural Attache for France, Paris, 1968-1971. Deputy Assistant Under Secretary for Cultural Affairs, Ministry of Education, Sudan, 1967-1968. Head, History Department, Teacher Training College, Sudan, 1965-1967.

Head of Department, Khor Tagat Senior Secondary School, Sudan, 1963-1965. Department Head (History) Senior Lecturer, Teacher, Sudanese School, 1956-1963.

Membership

Member: Sudan Cultural Association. Teachers (Secondary) Association. International Lions Club (President, AACLC, 90).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Writing; research in political, historical, economic, and educational concerns. Promotion of cultural dimensions in development, with special emphasis on nonphysical development.

Connections

Spouse Asia Beshir, National of Sudan.

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Asia Beshir