Dr. Yarob Badr
Dr. Badr was appointed as Minister of Transport in Syria between 2006 and 2011. Under his mandate the number of traffic fatalities in Syria dropped by 27% between 2008 and 2010). Dr. Badr joined UN ESCWA in September 2014 as Regional Advisor on Transport and Logistics. He now coordinates a regional strategic common vision to improve vital connectivity and regional integration between the Arab countries and the rest of the world.