Nabeel B. Ali

Fellowship Programme

Nabeel Ali is the Senior Development Officer at the Embassy of Canada to Jordan. As a member of the embassy's development team, he is the lead on the Sustainable Economic Growth and Syria Crisis Response and Recovery files. His work entails coordination with Jordanian government agencies and other non-state actors to ensure the efficiency and targeting of Canadian aid to Jordan. Previously, he served as the Senior Grants Officer for GCC, Iraq and Yemen at the Foundation for the Future. Mr. Ali's work entailed assisting and providing oversight for local organizations' Human Rights and democracy related initiatives in the Arabian Gulf region, Iraq and Yemen. He has worked on projects covering various areas including good governance, women empowerment and youth civic participation. Prior to that, he served as a Senior Resident Program Assistant at the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, within it's governance program, to help building the capacities of Jordanian political parties, as well as Members of the Jordanian Parliament. While as the Projects Manager for Al-Hayat Center for Civil Society Development, he promoted the active engagement of young people in the public life through the implementation of nationwide initiatives. Mr. Ali also serves as the a Board Member of the National Forum for Youth and Culture: Jordan Youth, a Member of the Executive Board of the Meda Youth Parliament, and the Jordan Delegate to the Euro-Mediterranean Youth Parliament. Mr. Ali was a Guest Speaker at the Clinton Global Initiative Med-Year Meeting 2007, and a Youth Spokesperson on behalf of the United Nations with regards to the Millennium Development Goals in Jordan. And has been part of several studies and research projects including the “EU in International Context: the Euro-Med Partnership,” “Jordanian Youth Excellence and Creativity,” and “The Impact of Long Time Displacement on Refugees in Jordan.” In addition to several research papers prepared as part of the MBA program. Mr. Ali holds an MBA degree from the New York Institute of Technology and is a graduate of Actuarial Science from Al-Bayt University in Jordan.


UNAOC Pillar

Areas of Focus


  • Advocacy
  • Auditing
  • Budgeting
  • Evaluation
  • Finance
  • Fiscal
  • Monitoring
  • Research
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Mentoring
  • Networking
  • Reconciliation
  • Coordination
  • Decision Making
  • Negotiation
  • Risk Management
  • Team Building
  • Presentations
  • Proofreading
  • Proposals
  • Publicity
  • Social Media
  • Speeches
  • Translation
  • Events
  • Logistics
  • Strategy
  • Trainings

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