Rima Khalaf Hunaidi
Dr. Rima Khalaf Hunaidi "is Assistant Secretary-General and Regional Director of the Regional Bureau for Arab States (RBAS) in the United Nations Development Programme. Under her leadership, the Regional Bureau issued the first Arab Human Development Report in July 2002, and is proceeding to issue subsequent versions of the report that analyze and denote many of the region’s developmental issues. Prior to her appointment at the UNDP Dr. Khalaf Hunaidi served as a Senator in the Upper House of the Jordanian Parliament. Simultaneously, she served as a member of the Economic Consultative Council, a public-private sector initiative established and directly supervised by His Majesty King Abdullah II Bin Al-Hussein to promote economic reform and modernization in Jordan.
"A citizen of Jordan, Dr. Khalaf Hunaidi is a graduate of the American University of Beirut (Economics), and of Portland State University (MA in Economics and a Ph.D. in Systems Science)." 
- Director, Center for Global Development
- Advisory Board, United Nations Democracy Fund 
- Advisory Council, Carnegie Middle East Center