brief Curriculum Vitae

          Dr. Engineer Sufyan Tell has studied Architecture in Aachen University- Germany, and graduated in 1967. Completed PhD Programme in Regional and Urban Planning at Wien University, Austria in 1971.

Worked as Director of Planning and Environment Directorates and supervised the preparation of the National Environment Strategy of Jordan and the State of the Environment in Jordan.

Represented Jordan for 9 years at the United Nations Environment Programme Executive Council and was elected as rapporteur general for two consecutive cycles 1989-1991.

Worked as senior consultant to the United Nations Development Programme UNDP and supervised the preparation of the National Environment Strategy and the Oil Sector Strategy in Kuwait. Conducted studies in planning and environment at the request of UN agencies for many Arab countries

Was assigned, together with a group of international consultants to prepare a framework for the Global Environment Outlook report issued by UNEP and was one of the editors of the first issue of this study (serving as resource person and reviewer).

Met and exchanged dialogue with Ex. US President Carter, President Qaddafi and King Gustav of Sweden who awarded him the Insignia of Commander of the Royal Swedish Order of the Polar Star.

Worked as Chief Editor of the Environment World Book series issued by Zayed International Award Foundation, with 13 books published until now.


Significantly contribute to Arab media on several hot issues such as Daimona nuclear reactor, Arab nuclear reactors, depleted uranium arms and Arab water security

Worked with a group of Arab consultants to prepare an Arab Environment Outlook report under the auspices of UNEP, the League of Arab States and CEDARE, expected to be issued by beginning

Owns and runs the International Centre for Planning and Environment in Amman.

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