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Walid SA'DI

Title Mr.
Nationality Jordan
Committee Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Date First Elected 01 Jan 1996
Date Term Expires 31 Dec 2012
Position on Committee Rapporteur
Professional Background Diplomat in New YorkWashingtonD.C.MoscowLondonParis
Ambassador in Geneva (1975-1981)
Ambassador in Ankara (1982-1985)
Chair of the Commission on Human Rights (1980-1981)
Member of the Human Rights Committee1978-19821990-1994
Head of the delegation of Jordan to the United Nations Diplomatic Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Establishment of an International Criminal CourtRome1998and Chair of the Working Group on Crimes against Humanity Commissioner-GeneralNational Centre for Human RightsAmman2003-2006
Educational Background Bachelor of Arts (Economics), Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, United States of America
Juris Doctor (Doctor of law), University of Chicago, United States
Current occupation General Coordinator for Human Rights, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Amman
Columnist, Jordan Times
Language Arabic (Alarabia)English
Working Language EnglishFrenchA