Safa' Al Jayoussi

Regional Climate Justice Advisor, Oxfam

Accomplished and internationally recognized Environmental Advocate and Climate Justice Expert with over 15 years of experience in the civil society field. Having created and implemented major campaigns in the Middle East and founded many networks and coalitions that serve different causes, including the “Climate Action Network Arab World.” With a track record of engagement in climate change negotiations since 2008 as an official observer under the UNFCCC, Safa’ has become a reference for Arab World climate policy to international networks and organizations working to promote government and individual actions to limit climate change. Currently, Safa’ serves as the Climate Justice Advisor for MENA at Oxfam International, where she is responsible for developing and advancing a regional climate justice strategy and serving as a focal point for program, advocacy, and campaigns across MENA countries, the region, and within the wider movement. Previously, she spent 5 years as the Advocacy, Campaigns & Communications Director at Save the Children Jordan, & Regional Campaign’s & Advocacy Manager for Middle East, North Africa & Eastern Europe. And before that she co-founded and served as the Regional Manager of Greenpeace’s Arab World Program.