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Prince Zeid Ra'ad AL HUSSEIN Ambassador of The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to the United States, Washington DC


B.A. from The Johns Hopkins University, Ph.D. from Cambridge University, served as an officer in the Jordanian military 1994-1996 Political affairs officer in UNPROFOR in the former Yugoslavia coordinator of the Non-Aligned Movement for several years 1996-2000 Jordan s Deputy Permanent Representative at the UN Central role in the establishment of the International Criminal Court (ICC) 2002-2005 Elected the first president of the governing body of the ICC chair of the Ad Hoc Committee on the Scope of Legal Protection under the Convention on the Safety of United Nations and Associated Personnel 2004 Chairman of the "Panel of Experts for the UN Secretary-General s Trust Fund to assist States in the Settlement of Disputes through the International Court of Justice", boundary dispute between Benin and Niger 2004 Jordan s representative and head of delegation before the International Court of Justice, relating to the wall built by Israel in the Occupied Palestinian Territories 2004-2005 "Advisor to the Secretary-General on Sexual Exploitation and Abuse" chairs the Consultative Committee for the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) since 2000 Jordan s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations