Mr. Nasser Al-Faqih

Team Leader, Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People, UNDP


Nasser Al-Faqih is a United Nations development practitioner and advisor for Economic Recovery in crisis settings. With over 12 years’ experience in the field, Nasser has developed several initiatives to support youth empowerment and strengthen the resilience of vulnerable communities in Palestine, Syria, Jordan, Libya, Lebanon, including the refugee population and host communities living in poverty and marginalization.

Nasser is currently the Leader of the Poverty Eradication Team in the United Nations Development Program (UNDP)/Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People (PAPP) serving more than 240,000 households living in poverty through the Economic Empowerment Program (DEEP), which aims to support people in crisis, overcome chronic dependence on aid, and become active participants in economic and social development. Additionally, Nasser is a lead expert in the United Nations on partnership building, resource mobilization, and private sector engagement in the Arab Region.