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Nabila Al Zaeem

Academic Background: BA in English and French Literature, Professional Diploma in translation.

Areas of interest: Advocacy and influencing issues, Gender issues, Women’s and Human Rights, Peacebuilding, Humanitarian issues, Management and Co-ordination of Development Programmes, and MEAL "Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning".

Nabila was born in Gaza, Palestine, where she spent all of her life in a conflict area. The Gaza Strip has been confronted with continued political unrest and conflict over the past decades. Through her work, Nabila participated in several meetings and campaigns calling to promote the access of the Palestinian people to peace. These meetings and campaigns also aimed at raising the awareness of youth and children of their rights, and international laws and agreements -such as Security Council Resolution 1325 on women and peace, UN Resolution 2250 on youth, peace and security, the International Humanitarian Law, human rights agreements and launching of lobbying and advocacy campaigns.