His Excellency Dr. Hassan Janabi
Minister of Water Resources in the Republic of Iraq, Ministry of Water Resources
position was Iraq’s Ambassador to Japan.
Prior to that he served as the Head of the Human Rights Department in the Ministry of Water Resources.
He also served as Iraq’s Ambassador to the Rome-based agenciDr. Janabi is the current Minister of Water Resources in Iraq.
His last es (the Food and Agriculture Organization -FAO, the World Food Program- WFP and the International Fund for Agricultural Development - IFAD).
His previous positions in Iraq included Advisor to the Ministry of Water Resources.
Senior Advisor to the Water & Public Works Sector in Baghdad overseeing the donors countries funded water and public works project after 2003.
Prior to that he worked as Experienced Hydrologist and Water Quality Modeler for Sydney Catchment Authority in Australia.
He has extensive knowledge in the management, planning and development of major projects in the area of natural resources, environment and public works.
He possesses in depth understanding of natural processes, river basin hydrology, trans-boundary river management, ecosystems, watershed management, hydraulic modeling and GIS applications.
Dr. Janabi graduated from the University of Baghdad- College of Engineering and he obtained postgraduate qualifications from the University of Warsaw-Poland and the University of Technology in Sydney- Australia