Directory of National Commissions for UNESCO

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Arab States

Algeria


Commission nationale algérienne pour l'éducation, la science et la culture

Ministre de l’Education nationale

M. Mohamed Ouadjaout,

January 2020

Sécretaire générale p.i.

Mme Nadia Bouhara

January 2020



Bahrain


Bahrain National Commission for UNESCO

Chairperson

Dr Majed Ali Al Noaimi *

November 2002

Minister of Education
Secretary General

Mrs Lubna Selaibeekh

December 2014



Egypt


Egyptian National Commission for UNESCO

President

H.E. Mr Khaled Abdel Ghaffar

February 2017

Secretary-General

Dr Ghada ABDELBARY

January 2019



Iraq


Iraqi National Commission for UNESCO

Président

S. Exc. Dr Mohamed Iqbal Omar MAHMOUD

September 2014

Secretary General a.i.

Mahmood Hussain Al-Qaisy

July 2019



Jordan


Jordan National Commission for Education, Culture and Science

Chairperson

Dr. Tayseer Al Noaimi

October 2019

Minister of Education
Secretary General

Mrs Ibtisam Aqab Ayoub

March 2017



Kuwait


Kuwait National Commission for UNESCO

Président

M. Hamed Al-Azemi

February 2018

Acting Secretary-General

Mr Khaled Al-Rashed

December 2017



Lebanon


Commission nationale libanaise pour l'éducation, la science et la culture (UNESCO)

Président

Mr. Henri Awit

March 2008

Secrétaire générale

Dr Tala Zein

May 2018



Libya


Libyan National Commission for Education, Science and Culture

Président

Mr Othman Abdel Jalil Mohamed

November 2016

Secretary-General

Mr Abdulmunem Emhemed Abulayha

March 2018



Mauritania


Commission nationale mauritanienne pour l'éducation, la culture et les sciences

Président

M. Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed

June 2018

Secrétaire général

M Ismail Ould CHOUAIB

March 2014



Morocco


Commission Nationale pour l’Education, les Sciences et la Culture

Président

S. Exc. Monsieur Saaïd AMZAZI

April 2019

Secrétaire général par intérim

M. Jamal Eddine EL ALOUA

 2020



Oman


Oman National Commission for Education, Culture and Science

Chairperson

Dr. Madiha bint Ahmed bin Nasser AL SHAIBANIYA

February 2011

Minister of Education
Secretary-General

Mr Mohammed Saleem Al Yaqoubi

September 2012



Palestine


Palestinian National Commission for Education, Culture and Science

President

Dr Ali Zidan Abu Zuhri

April 2019



Dr Dawas Dawas

August 2019



Qatar


Qatar National Commission for Education, Culture and Science

President

Dr Mohammed Abdul Wahed Al Hammadi*

January 2014

Minister of Education
Secretary General

Dr. Hamda Hassan Al-Sulaiti

June 2014



Saudi Arabia


Saudi National Commission for Education, Culture and Science

Chairman

Le Prince Badr bin Farhan Al Saud

November 2019

Secretary-General

Mr. Hattan Muneer bin Samman

February 2020



Sudan


Sudanese National Commission for Education, Science and Culture

Minister of Education

Mr. Mohammed El-Amin Ahmed El-Tom

January 2020

Secretary-General

Mr Abdulgadir Muhammad Hassan Noureddin

November 2013



Syrian Arab Republic


Commission nationale syrienne pour l'UNESCO

Président

H.E. Mr Emad Al Azeb*

December 2012

Minister of Education
Secretary-General

Dr Nidal Hassan

November 2007



Tunisia


Commission nationale tunisienne pour l'éducation, la science et la culture

President

M. Hadem Ben Salem

September 2017

Secrétaire général

Docteur Mohamed Bouhlei

July 2017

Directeur

Monsieur Mokhtar Khalfaoui

January 2017



United Arab Emirates


United Arab Emirates National Commission for UNESCO

President

H.E. Ms Noora Al Kaabi

February 2019

Secretary-General

Ms Salma Al Darmaki

January 2019



Yemen


Yemeni National Commission for UNESCO

chairperson

Mr Abdullah Lamlasse

January 2016

Secretary-General

Mme Hafedah Saleh N. Al-Shaikh

December 2017

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