Sustainability Directory

Sudan Sustainable Development Directory (SSDD) includes a strong network of researchers, policy makers, educators, consultants and employers from all parts of the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss current developments and challenges. SSDD can be used to help find, support and collaborate with experts from the SK network.

Interested in joining the SSDD? Complete the application form. Please check your details in our directory after 48 hrs and if you can not find your name, please contact the directory coordinator at You can also join the expert directories of our sister organisation: World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) and Middle Eastern Knowledge Economy Institute (MEKEI).

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Nuha Eltinay

Director of Urban Planning and Sustainable Development Arab Urban Development InstituteCity Development Strategy Programme


Location: London, UK


Nuha Eltinay is a PhD Researcher at London South Bank University, Licentiate MRTPI and MA holder from University of Westminster, working towards the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in the Arab Region. As the Director of Urban Planning and Sustainable Development at the Arab Urban Development Institute (AUDI), Nuha worked closely with the World Bank, UNISDR, UNHABITAT and the UNDP offices for the Arab States on mapping the existing assessment frameworks for post-disaster situations in the Arab region, and developing an operative regional frameworks to evaluate and disseminate communal and institutional knowledge on strategic sustainable city planning schemes and enhance urban resilience. With focus on DRR, Nuha was able to deliver a comprehensive research and engagement program (MENA Urbanization Knowledge and Disaster Risk Management) at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) in Sendai, Japan 2015, in collaboration with the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) – World Bank Group. Nuha was also engaged in the GFDRR 2016 Understanding Risk Event,2016 Understanding Risk Forum- UN Major Group for Children and Youth side event, the UNISDR Expert group on developing the Indicators for the New 10 Essentials to implement the Making Cities Resilient Campaign.

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