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H.E Dr. Nasser Yassin

Minister of Environment, Lebanon
Nasser Yassin is currently the Minister of Environment in Lebanon. Until his appointment in September 2021, he was a Professor of Policy and Planning at the American University of Beirut (AUB). He founded in 2020 and led the Lebanon Crisis Observatory, a think-do tank to provide evidence and systematic analysis of various facets of the crises in Lebanon. He was the Director of AUB's Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs between 2019 and 2020 and the Institute’s Director of Research 2014 & 2019. He holds a PhD rom University College London (UCL), an MSc from the London School of Economics (LSE), and an MSc and BSc from the American University of Beirut.