Habib Turki

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

 
The International road Transport Union (IRU)

Coordinator for Africa & the Middle East

§  In charge of the Implementation of all IRU activities in Africa and the Middle East. This involvesthe Implementation of key UN’s convention on Trade and Transport and the management of a portfolio of activities and projects being carried out in Africa and the Arab states

July 2015 – Present

Geneva, Switzerland

The International Trade Center (ITC – UN/WTO)

Market Access consultant

§  Building of an online trade information portal through the establishment of a network of national trade experts from the Euro-Mediterranean region (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey)

 

February 2014-July2015

Geneva, Switzerland

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Programme Coordination Consultant –  ASYCUDA programme

§  In charge of monitoring, backstopping and assessing the implementation of the ASYCUDA system (a computerized system designed by UNCTAD to administer a country’s customs) in the Middle East and Africa.

May 2012 – January 2014

Geneva, Switzerland

 

The Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA)

Business Developer –  Aqabacenter of excellence

§  Designed , Advocated for and Implemented a regional (Africa and the Middle-East) hub for e-government initiatives hosted by the Government of Jordan (ASEZA)

 

Sept 2011 – April 2012

Aqaba, Jordan

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Business Developer –  ArabCustomsRegionalCenter

§  Led the establishment of a regional capacity building platform for Arab states’ customs administrations.

 April 2011 – August 2011

Damascus, Syria

 

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Programme Coordination  Consultant –  ASYCUDA programme

§  Offered managerial assistance to the regional coordinator for Africa and the Middle East.

 

Sept 2009- March 2011

Geneva, Switzerland

ACADEMIC EDUCATION

The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Executive Masters, International Negotiation and Policy Making

Post-graduate Certificate, Advocacy in International Affairs (June 2013)

 

Faculty of Economic Sciences and Management of Tunis

Masters in Marketing (June 2008) , Masters of Research in Marketing (October 2012)   

 

CERTIFICATIONS

Geneva, Switzerland

Tunis, Tunisia

Leiden University

The Changing Global Order, Coursera Verified Certificate NVLUPE5EWZ

Configuring the world, A critical Political Economy approach, License NVLUPE5EWZ

 

University of Geneva

International Organizations Management, License DKPZ7NL953

 

University of London International Programs

Global diplomacy – Diplomacy in the modern world , License SCZV27WNALQ9

 

 

 

ADDITIONAL

Languages:            French, Arabic, English, Basics in German and Italian

Computer:               MS office, SPSS statistics, SAS, R, Web development

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

 
The International road Transport Union (IRU)

Coordinator for Africa & the Middle East

§  In charge of the Implementation of all IRU activities in Africa and the Middle East. This involvesthe Implementation of key UN’s convention on Trade and Transport and the management of a portfolio of activities and projects being carried out in Africa and the Arab states

July 2015 – Present

Geneva, Switzerland

The International Trade Center (ITC – UN/WTO)

Market Access consultant

§  Building of an online trade information portal through the establishment of a network of national trade experts from the Euro-Mediterranean region (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey)

 

February 2014-July2015

Geneva, Switzerland

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Programme Coordination Consultant –  ASYCUDA programme

§  In charge of monitoring, backstopping and assessing the implementation of the ASYCUDA system (a computerized system designed by UNCTAD to administer a country’s customs) in the Middle East and Africa.

May 2012 – January 2014

Geneva, Switzerland

 

The Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA)

Business Developer –  Aqabacenter of excellence

§  Designed , Advocated for and Implemented a regional (Africa and the Middle-East) hub for e-government initiatives hosted by the Government of Jordan (ASEZA)

 

Sept 2011 – April 2012

Aqaba, Jordan

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Business Developer –  ArabCustomsRegionalCenter

§  Led the establishment of a regional capacity building platform for Arab states’ customs administrations.

 April 2011 – August 2011

Damascus, Syria

 

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Programme Coordination  Consultant –  ASYCUDA programme

§  Offered managerial assistance to the regional coordinator for Africa and the Middle East.

 

Sept 2009- March 2011

Geneva, Switzerland

ACADEMIC EDUCATION

The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Executive Masters, International Negotiation and Policy Making

Post-graduate Certificate, Advocacy in International Affairs (June 2013)

 

Faculty of Economic Sciences and Management of Tunis

Masters in Marketing (June 2008) , Masters of Research in Marketing (October 2012)   

 

CERTIFICATIONS

Geneva, Switzerland

Tunis, Tunisia

Leiden University

The Changing Global Order, Coursera Verified Certificate NVLUPE5EWZ

Configuring the world, A critical Political Economy approach, License NVLUPE5EWZ

 

University of Geneva

International Organizations Management, License DKPZ7NL953

 

University of London International Programs

Global diplomacy – Diplomacy in the modern world , License SCZV27WNALQ9

 

 

 

ADDITIONAL

Languages:            French, Arabic, English, Basics in German and Italian

Computer:               MS office, SPSS statistics, SAS, R, Web development