Egypt’s Mohieldin was Elected as Chairman of the Middle East Economic Association in the US
According to Egypt today, Mahmoud Mohieldin, UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for Egypt and UN Special Envoy on Financing 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, has been elected as chairman of the Middle East Economic Association (MEEA) that was established in the US in 1978.
After the term of Dr. Wassim Shahin, Dean of Management Faculty at Lebanese American University in Beirut expired, Mohieldin was elected with a new board.
Mohieldin became the 13th chairman of MEEA, which brings together several eminent economists, professors, and research institution experts who specialize in various aspects of Middle Eastern economies, as well as young economists from around the world.
The association aims to support scientific research in the field of economy and increase scientific cooperation between scientific research institutions and Middle East Economies specialists. It also pays great attention to economic researchers and promising experts through its annual conferences and awarding of annual prizes after the name of “Ibn Khaldun”.
The association holds two annual conferences, the first of which is held concurrently with the annual meetings of the Social Science Alliance and the American Economic Association, and the second of which is an international conference held alternately in one of the Middle East and North Africa countries.