Dr. Roula Majdalani, Director for Sustainable Development, ESCWA

Dr. Roula Majdalani is the Director of the ESCWA Sustainable Development Policies Division at UN-ESCWA. The division promotes cooperation among ESCWA countries on the sustainable management of natural resources with a focus on water, energy and green production. Ms. Majdalani joined ESCWA in 1989 and has served as a Human Settlements Officer, First Economic Affairs Officer on water resources, and Chief of the Technical Cooperation Section. Ms. Majdalani holds a master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Syracuse University and previously worked with Dar Al-Handasah Consultants (London). She has publications on the green economy and integrated management of water resources, housing development and sustainable cities. She lectured on these topics in scientific, regional and international forums.


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