Country Representative

Ziad Yaish

Mr. Ziad Yaish has been working with UNFPA for the past 18 years. He is currently serving as Officer in Charge at UNFPA Jerusalem Office until the appointment of the new Representative. This in addition to his role as Deputy/Assistant Representative.

Mr. Ziad Yaish has been working with UNFPA for the past 18 years. He is currently serving as Officer in Charge at UNFPA Jerusalem Office until the appointment of the new Representative. This in addition to his role as Deputy/Assistant Representative.  Before that he worked as a Regional Adviser for the Arab World at the International Planned Parenthood Federation based in Tunisia.

His main responsibilities at UNFPA is to design, develop and manage a responsive programme of assistance in the area of population and development, gender, youth, and reproductive health, through promoting a results based approach, and integrating innovative policies and strategies into the design and formulation of country programmes, and projects based on strategic priorities and country’s needs.  Mr. Yaish holds a Master`s Degree in Gender and Development, with a special focus on Masculinity.

Find Ziad Yaish: