Experts' profiles - Jason Jabbour
Jason Jabbour
Jason Jabbour is a Programme Officer in the Scientific Assessment Branch at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Nairobi, Kenya. He is responsible for coordinating the implementation of scientific and integrated environmental assessments in particular the Fifth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-5). Jason’s work currently focuses on climate change, ecosystems management, and land use change. Since joining UNEP in September 2007, Jason has been involved in regional and sub-regional efforts to integrate vulnerability and adaptation to climate change into development planning processes. He is currently helping to establish PRO-VIA (Programme of Research on Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation), a collaborative international platform as part of the Global Framework for Climate services.

Prior to joining UNEP, Jason held positions with the Ministry of the Environment (Toronto, Canada) where he was involved in trans-boundary and consultative initiatives including the regulatory framework for source water protection. Jason holds a Masters degree in Forest Conservation from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Environmental Studies from University of Waterloo.
In addition to English, he has language skills in French and Arabic.
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