Ahmed E. Elsabagh
Ahmed E. Elsabagh, of Egypt, is a global consultant, policy advisor, and negotiator with 10+ years of experience in international affairs and development.
He is currently a Lead Focal Point for Governance, Peace, and Security at the Major Group for Children and Youth at the United Nations in New York, a Research Fellow at the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) Youth Group in Vienna, and the Center for Energy and Security Studies in Moscow. His professional experience is not limited by area, he previously served as an advisory consultant at the Government of Egypt, the United Nations, and in the private sector.
Along with his profession and academic track, he was selected as a Young Policy Fellow at the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe in Vienna (2022), a Middle East Young Fellow of the Geneva Security Policy Center (2021), and a Harvard In-Residence Negotiation Fellow (2019-2020). In 2019, he was recognized as the first non-G7 youth observer at the G7 Summit in Paris.
Elsabagh spoke at various High-level meetings on youth, peace, security, partnerships, and the SDGs, at the United Nations General Assembly week, the UN High-level Political Forum, the UN Economic Social Council Youth Forum, the World Bank, the World Trade Organization, and other multilateral meetings.
Between 2012 and 2022, he went on to earn five degrees: an M.C./M.A. in International Relations from Boston University, an LL.M. of laws from Hamburg University, an M.S. in Economics from Cairo University, and a dual bachelor’s degree in Political science and government from Cairo and Paris University.
He speaks Arabic, English, and French.