Nada Al-Nashif
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Nada Al-Nashif

Nada Al-Nashif is the regional director of the Regional Office for Arab States, International Labour Organization (ILO), in Beirut.

Al-Nashif joined the ILO in January 2007 from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), where she has worked since 1991. Most recently she held the position of chief of the Regional Programme Division, Regional Bureau for Arab States in New York (2005-2006). Prior assignments included responsibilities as deputy resident representative, UNDP Lebanon (2000-2004); deputy director (1997-2000); special assistant to the administrator (1995-1997), Office of the Administrator, UNDP New York; and programme officer, then assistant resident representative, UNDP Libya (1992-1995). Al-Nashif started her professional career as an economic analyst with the National Bank of Kuwait.

In 1991, Al-Nashif graduated with a Master's degree in Public Policy (MPP) from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Her undergraduate degree was obtained in 1987, a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics & Economics (PPE) from Balliol College, Oxford University.