Nada Ghorayeb Zaarour

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Personal information

Title: 
Vice President

Contact information (private)

Mobile phone: 
961 3 190019
Personal email address: 
nadazarour@hotmail.com

Contact information (work)

Organization/Institution: 
Green Party of Lebanon
Address: 
Al Maarad Str., Natour Bldg., 3rd Floor
City: 
Beirut
Country: 
Lebanon
Landline: 
961 1 993193 & 961 1 998198
Fax: 
961 1 975175
Work email address: 
nada.zaarour@greenpartylebanon.org

Education

Bachelor degree, Musicology, 1997, Holy Spirit University, Lebanon.
Lebanese Baccalaureate certificate (Experimental Sciences, Part II), 1978, Evangelical School (Rabieh), Lebanon.

Areas of Expertise

Environment and Development
Political Science
Languages: 
Arabic
English
French

Work history

Vice President, 2008 - present, Green Party of Lebanon.

President, 2005 - present, Association for Forests, Development and Conservation.

Honorary office and memberships

Founding member of the Lebanon Mountain Trail Association (LMT) , 2005 - present.

Founding member of the Green Party of Lebanon, 2004 - present.

Founding member and a member of the Board of Trustees of a National Development Environmental, and Educational Association BALDATI, 2003 - present.

Eco-Religious Program coordinator for Harissa Forest and Kadisha Valley Committees with the Maronite Archbishopric, 2003 - present.

Eco-Religious Program coordinator with religious authorities in Lebanon, and abroad with the Alliance for Religions and Conservation (ARC), 2001 - present.

Environmental coordinator of the Maronite Diocese of Antelias, 2002 - present.

Active member of the Association for Forests, Development and Conservation, 2000 - present.

Productions

Major achievements: 
  • Running for the 2010 Municipal Elections to become Mayor of Kornet Shehwan, Ain Aar, Beyt Kekko, and Hbous, in the Metn region.
  • Attending and providing support to several national training courses on the role of citizens and non- governmental organizations in policy making, environment and conservation, development and strategic development.
  • Participating in several international conferences and training activities on environmental issues in many countries including Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, Italy, Egypt, England, France, Dubai, Nepal, and Egypt.
  • Conducting training workshops targeting different local communities in sensitive forest areas all over Lebanon.
  • Implementing awareness raising campaigns targeting the public at large and the educational sector including schools and universities.
  • Founding the project of Environmental Police at the Municipal Council of Kornet – Chehwan year 2000 in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment.

Awards and Distinctions

Honored by Mrs. Wafa Michel Sleiman, First Lady of the Lebanese Republic and President of the National Commission for Lebanese Women, for leadership in protecting the environment, February 2010.