Yazid Sabeg

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Mr. Yazid Sabeg, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador

Born in Algeria in 1950, Yazid Sabeg moved with his family to France, where he acquired a PhD in the field of the social and economic sciences.  

Yazid Sabeg served as Chargé de mission for the Délégation interministérielle à l'Aménagement du Territoire et à l'Attractivité Régionale (DATAR) on questions of migration between 1975 and 1977. Today he is a member of the administrative council of the l’Institut de Relations Internationales et Stratégiques (IRIS) et de l'Institut Montaigne, a think-tank that brings together businessmen, high functionaries, academics and members of civil society.

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