Hoda Rizk

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Personal information

Title: 
Regional Advisor

Contact information (private)

Postal code: 
20-493507 Musaytbeh
City: 
Beirut
Country: 
Lebanon
Landline: 
961 1 816663
Fax: 
961 1 705831
Mobile phone: 
961 3 515463
Personal email address: 
hoda.rizk@hotmail.com

Contact information (work)

Organization/Institution: 
United Nations - ESCWA
City: 
Beirut
Country: 
Lebanon
Landline: 
961 1 809700 & 961 1 981311
Fax: 
961 1 809701
Mobile phone: 
961 3 515463
Work email address: 
rizkh@un.org

Education

Doctorate degree, Social Sciences, 1991, Lebanese University, Lebanon.
Doctorate degree, Political Sociology, 1987, University of Paris - Sorbonne Paris IV, France.
Master's degree, Social Science, 1984, Lebanese University, Lebanon.

Areas of Expertise

Gender
Empowerment
Social Movements
Social Sciences
Languages: 
Arabic
English
French

Work history

Regional Advisor on gender and empowerment, 2008 - 2010, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia.

Professor & Researcher, Social sciences, 1992 - present, Lebanese University.

Consultant on media and development, 2004, Ministry of Information.

Consultant on development and reform, 1998, Ministry of Administrative Reform.

Consultant and Trainer on democracy, gender and human rights, 1995 - 1997, Frederich–Ebert Stiftung.

Honorary office and memberships

Active Member in the committee of media of the Supreme Council for Childhood, 2004 - present.

Deputy Executive, Development and Child Protection, 2004 - 2010.

Active member, Amnesty international, 2002 - 2006.

Productions

Publications highlights: 
  • Rizk, H. (2010). The Lebanese ruling elite 1992-2009. Beirut: Bissan edition.
  • Rizk, H. (2009). Al-ahzab allubnaniya hal hiya dimocratiya? Qira`a awwalilya fi namouthaj hizb loubnani [Are political parties in Lebanon democratic? One Lebanese political party as a case study]. In C. A. Stiftung (Ed.), Democracy in the practice of the Arab political Parties. Amman: Al Quds center for political studies.
  • Rizk, H. (n.d.). Situation of women and children after 2006 war. (Unpublished study for the United Nations Development Program and the Consultant Research Institute).
  • Rizk, H. (2005). Women and political participation: A comparative study of Lebanon and Morrocco. Abaad, the Lebanese Center for Policy Studie Review.
  • Rizk, H. (2003). Al-ousoliya fi masr: ghiyab al-dimocratiya am fashal attanmiya? [Fundamentalism in Egypt: Absence of democracy or failure of development?]. Beirut: Al Furat Publishers.
  • Rizk, H. (2003). [Syria and Lebanon: Unity of separation?]. Beirut: Al Furat Publishers.
Major achievements: 
  • Author of gender training material for the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia countries.

Awards and Distinctions

Women Rights Award from the Prime Minister and Women's Affairs Committee in Kuwait, 2009.