UJ President Meets with UN Legal Delegation
Tuesday, February 28, 2023 
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The University of Jordan (UJ) President, Prof. Nathir Obeidat, on Monday discussed with a legal delegation from the United Nations potential academic and research cooperation between the two parties in the legal fields.

The delegation comprised of Director of the Law Department at the United Nations Environment Programme Prof. Patricia Mbote; Professor of Law and chair of UNESCO Chair on Environmental Law and Sustainable Development at Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Prof. Damilola Olawuyi; Jackline Wanjiru from the Law Division of the United Nations Environment Programme; and UNESCO Chair research fellow at Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Elina Athwal; in addition to Association of Environmental Law Lecturers in the Middle East and North African Universities (ASSELLMU) representative, Dr. Omar Al-Khataibeh.

During the meeting, in presence of Dr. Ghufran Helal and Dr. Hadeel Al-Zoubi, the two sides discussed research and academic cooperation opportunities between UJ and the United Nations and Hamad Bin Khalifa University in Qatar, especially with regard to the fields of environmental law studies and UNESCO Chair on Environment Law and Sustainable Development at Hamad Bin Khalifa University.

The meeting comes on the sidelines of the 4th MENA environmental law scholars' conference titled "Law on Biodiversity, Nature Conservation in the Middle East and North African (MENA) Region" which kicked off Monday at the University of Jordan under the patronage of its President, Prof. Nathir Obeidat.
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