Tareq's biography

   

 

Tareq has more than nine years of experience in international development economics, environmental sustainability, strategy,  operations, Partnership, Fundraising, Humanitarian, and Stakeholder engagements. Tareq is currently serving as the Relation and Communication Manager for the Climate Action Network Arab World (CAN-AW) which he has been appointed by Climate Action Network - International (CAN). He was nominated as the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Regional Facilitator for Major Groups and Stakeholders (Civil Society) for the West Asia Region during the UNEP Consultative Meeting (November 2015, September 2017, and May 2020.  From 2012 – 2020,  he worked as the Chairman of International Youth Council -Yemen (IYCY) with 300 Staff and Volunteers working in different projects such as Water Sanitation Hygiene Assistance (WASH) , Nutrition, Food Security, Health, Shelter, Protection, Governance, Education, Peace, Energy, Environment and Climate Change as well as Youth development. In March 2018 , he was nominated as the United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth (MGCY) MENA Regional Focal Point for Disaster Risk Reeducation Working Group.

He has also worked as an advisor for non-Government organizations in the Arab Region especially for Sustainable development policy and development Projects. From January 2018 to December 2019, Tareq served as the Head of the Arab Youth Sustainable Development Network (AYSDN). He was one of the reviewers of Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6) launched by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). He has also worked as an advisor for Non -Government organizations in the Arab Region especially for Sustainable development policy and development Projects. Between 2013 and 2016, Tareq has been appointed as the National Coordinator of the Arab Youth Climate Movement (AYCM ) in Yemen. He also was nominated as the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) TUNZA Youth Advisor for the West Asia Region. (ROWA/UNEP). (2013-2014).

 

 

He has conducted numerous training on Sustainable Development and participated in tens of international conferences, summits, workshops, round tables, in Europe, Africa, Asia. Tareq holds a Master of Science in management of Sustainable Development Goals (MSDG) from the University of LUMSA - Italy and a Bachelor's degree of Chemical Engineering from the University of Malaya - Malaysia. He has gone through numerous Professional training courses in, leadership, Management, Organization Management, Soft Skills, and Research and gained a diploma in Economic Development from the American University in Cairo.He has been selected as a fellow for The Global People’s Summit Fellowship         Program (Global People’s Fellows) in August 2018.

 

 

      Professional Involvement:

  • Speaker at Doha Institute for Graduate Studies on "The Role of Youth in Sustainable Development in Conflict Countries" (20 March 2019). Doha –Qatar.
  • Trainer on delivering a workshop titled (Youth as Peacebuilders and Sustainable Development changemakers in their nations) in ROTA's 11th Annual Youth Conference Empower 2019. (14-16 March 2019). Doha – Qatar.
  • Trained and Empower 25 Yemeni Youth and trained them about ''Forward step to understanding SDGs" (21 February 2019) organized by International Youth Council – Yemen. Sana'a – Yemen.
  •  Trained and Empower Yemeni Youth on (Sustainable Development Goals and mainly concentrate on Goal No 2, Goal No 5 and Goal No 6). (21 February 2019) organized by Resource for sustainable Development Foundation. Sana'a – Yemen.
  •  Trained 25 Yemeni Youth on "sustainable development Goals and mainly concentrate on Goal No 2 End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture as well as Goal No 6 Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all”. (January 28th, 2019) organized by Resource for sustainable Development Foundation. Sana'a – Yemen. 
  • Trained 20 Yemeni Youth on sustainable development Goals and mainly concentrate on (Goal No 2 End hunger and Goal No 6). (7th January 2019). Organized by Resource for sustainable Development Foundation. Sana'a – Yemen. Sana'a – Yemen.
  • Trained 40 Yemeni Youth on "Youth Rehabilitation for Job Market" (4-5 December 2018). Organized by IYCY and Nahadah Makers organization. Aden- Yemen.
  •  Trained 55 young men and women on (The sustainable development goals (SDGs) in their history and how these goals were adopted). (19th September 2018). Organized by the International Youth Council – Yemen. Sana'a – Yemen.
  • Trained and Empowered Yemeni Young people on "Rehabilitation for the job market". (2nd September 2018). Organized by the International Youth Council – Yemen. Sana'a – Yemen.