Nadia Younes

Nadia Younes (June 13, 1946 - August 19, 2003) was an Egyptian national who spent her entire career, for over 33 years, in the United Nations (UN) and the World Health Organization, rising to high-level posts in a variety of areas. She was born in Cairo, Egypt, and earned a Master of Arts degree in political science and international relations from New York University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature from Cairo University. She spoke French, English and Arabic fluently. Nadia Younes joined the United Nations in 1970. From 1974, she worked with the Department of Public Information in various capacities, initially as a press officer in both the English and French Sections. Later assignments included Information Officer for the World Conference of the Decade for Women; Information Office, Planning, Programme and Evaluation Unit; and Spokeswoman for the President of the Forty-Second Session of the General Assembly. Younes served as Deputy Spokeswoman for the Secretary-General from March 1988 until January 1993, when she was appointed Director of the United Nations Information Centre in Rome.

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Date of birth
June 13th, 1946
Date of death
August 19th, 2003 at age of 57
Cause of death


1. Cairo University Colleges/University

Cairo University (Arabic: جامعة القاهرة‎, previously Egyptian University and later Fuad University) is a large prestigious public university in Giza, Egypt.

Type Public university
Gamaa Street, Giza, Giza Governorate
2009. 246,825
2009. 10,375
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People attended Cairo University connected by profession and/or age

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