Prince Zeid Bin Ra’ad was Jordan’s permanent representative and ambassador to the United Nations before moving to his new position as the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, making him the first Muslim and Arab to hold the post. He is reputed for his role in promoting peace, human rights and was nominated by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon for a four year mandate. Prince Zeid has a PhD from Cambridge University and played a key role in the establishment of the International Criminal Court.
Birth: 26 January 1964 (Age: 53)
Source of Influence: Political
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