Former Deputy PM, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Jordan,
H.E. Senator Nasser S. Judeh was appointed to the Senate (Upper House of Parliament) of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in 2017. He served as Minister of Foreign Affairs (later Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates) from 2009 to 2017, also becoming Deputy Prime Minister from 2015 to 2017. Judeh previously held several cabinet and cabinet-level offices, serving as Minister of Information (1998-1999), Minister for Media and Communication (2007-2009) and Official Spokesman for the government of Jordan for several terms (1998-1999, 2005-2007 and 2007-2009). Judeh advocates King Abdullah’s vision of peace, dialogue and political solutions to regional and international issues. He presided over the United Nations Security Council during Jordan’s two-year non-permanent membership on the Council, 2014-2015. He graduated from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. in 1979 and in 1982 graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Foreign Service (International politics, law and organizations) from the School of Foreign Service.