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Adnan Shehabeddin

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  • Country of residence: Kuwait
  • Gender: Male
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Dr. Adnan Shihab-Eldin has been Acting for the Secretary General for OPEC (2005). While in this post he was awarded the Medal of the President of the Italian Republic. He joined OPEC as director of the Research Division in August 2001 and is now retired from the Organization. He now holds the post as general director of the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS).

He was the first Director General of the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR).
From March 1999 to August 2001 he served as director of the Division for Africa, East Asia and the Pacific, the Department of Technical Co-operation, at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna. Prior to joining the IAEA, he served as director of the UNESCO Regional Office for Science and Technology and as the UNESCO Representative in Egypt, Sudan and Yemen.


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