Rouba Beydoun

Bio/Description

Rouba Beydoun holds an undergraduate degree from the American University of Beirut (major in Political Studies, minor in Public Health), a Masters of Public Health from the American University of Beirut, and an MSc in Development Studies from the London School of Economics (LSE).  Her thesis at LSE focused on the response of the State and the UN to the drought crisis in Iraq after 2003, and was based on qualitative research in Salaheddin Governorate in Iraq.  Since 2005, she has worked for various UN agencies, mainly with UNHCR and UNDP, and focused on areas including human development, human rights, refugee law and humanitarian fieldwork. During her time with UNHCR, she was mainly responsible for interviewing and determining the status of refugees, most of who were from Arab countries.

Person Category
Former Staff