Claudette Habesch

Personal information

Title: 
Secretary General

Contact information (private)

postbox: 
19835
Address: 
Jerusalem
City: 
Jerusalem
Country: 
Palestine
Phone: 
505283146
Personal email address: 
chabesch@yahoo.com

Contact information (work)

Company name: 
Caritas Jerusalem
Department: 
Administration
Postbox: 
31426
Address: 
Notre Dame Center
Postal code: 
Jerusalem 91313
State: 
Jerusalem
Country: 
Palestine
Phone: 
0226287574
Fax: 
0226288421
Work email address: 
caritas@caritasjr.org

Education

Practical training in Medical Social Work, 1960, American University Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon
Bachelor of Arts in Social Work with minor in Child Psychology, 1960, Beirut College for Women, Beirut, Lebanon

Competences

Languages: 
Arabic mother tongue
English - Fluent

Jobs

Work history: 
Secretary General, 1987 – Present, Caritas Jerusalem
Reelected President, 2003 -2007, Caritas MONA
President of Caritas MONA (Middle East – North Africa – Horn of Africa), 1999 – 2003
President, Young Women Christian Association, 1989 – 1993, Jerusalem
Honarary office and memberships: 
Member of advisory board, 2010, Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation
Member, Executive Committee, 1984 – 1987, Caritas Jerusalem
Member of Regional Commission, 1995 - 1999, Caritas Jerusalem
- Member of the Holy See Delegation to the UN Conference on Women in Beijing China, 1995. - Member of the Holy See Delegation to the UN preparatory conference on Women - United Nations Headquarters, New York, 1995. - Member of the Holy See Delegation to the UN Regional Conference on Women in Amman, Jordan

Awards

Awards and Distinctions: 
- Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher Jerusalem, 2006, Lady of the Equestrian Order - 2010 Promoted to Lady Commander of the Equestrian
Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation, 2006, President’s Award
The National Christian Association, Jerusalem, 2005, Peace Award
Catholic University of San Antonio, Murcia, Spain, 2004, International Voluntary Service Award
Order of St. Gregory the Great, 1997, Lady Commander of the Order of St. Gregory the Great with Medallion