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AWNI BEHNAM

Background

BEHNAM, AWNI was born on July 16, 1940 in Mousel, Iraq.

Education

Mustansiria University, Iraq, 1967-1968, Bachelor of Arts. University of Wales, 1972-1977, Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy. Spoken languages: Arabic, English, French.

Career

Chief, Group Liaison, Office(s) of the Secretary-General, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development since 1986. Special Assistant, Shipping Division, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, 1979-1986. Economic Affairs Officer, Shipping Division, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, 1977-1979.

Lecturer, Association Researcher, Maritime Studies, University of Wales, United Kingdom, 1975-1977. Executive, Policy Administration, Iraq Maritime Transport Company, 1969-1977. Officer, Naval Reserve, Iraq, 1961-1969.

Marketing Officer, Francstricks Bassrah Branch, Iraq, 1959-1961.

Membership

Member: Chartered Institute of Transport, London. Economic Research Council, United Kingdom. Propeller Club, Portuguese of Geneva.

Associate, International Ocean Institute, Canada/Malta.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Development economics, politics, international relations, diplomacy, ocean affairs, lecturing. Sports, community service.

Connections

Spouse Alexandra, National of Iraq.

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Alexandra