Najib Saab

Najib Saab

Secretary General, Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED)

An architect by training, Najib Saab is Secretary General of Arab Forum for Environment & Development (AFED), and publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Al-Bia Wal-Tanmia(Environment & Development) the leading pan-Arab magazine on sustainable development. He is laureate of the United Nations Environment Program’s Global 500 Award for environmental achievements in 2003, and of the Zayed International Prize for Environment in 2011. Saab is editor of the series of annual reports published by AFED on the state of Arab environment, including: Water- Sustainable Management of a Scarce Resource, Survival Options- Ecological Footprint in Arab Countries, andSustainable Energy.