Former United Nations Under-Secretary General for Communications and head of the Department of Public Information. Executive Editor of www.unforum.com.Worked with five U.N. Secretaries General over 33 Years. Launched the official site www.un.org in1995.Organized two World Television summits in1996/97.Launched “Voices for Life” enlisting participation by popular creative artists and sports stars in campaigns to highlight the quality of life. As Special Representative, implemented a Security Council decision on a Referendum and peaceful political transition in Eritrea, now a member state. Assisted in international efforts for a ceasefire between Iraq and Iran and the release of hostages in Iran. Headed the worldwide network of U.N. Information Centres after running the regional office for Western Asia in Beirut. Served as Secretary of the Board of Trustees of the U.N. Institute for Training and Research when first established .Worked as a reporter, columnist and editor of several Lebanese and Pan Arab media after graduating from the American University of Beirut. Author of several publications, including two books of short stories and a booklet of inspirational hints entitled:”Hold on to your Dreams.”