Talal Ahmed is an educator, trainer and sustainable development advocate. He holds a Master of Public Policy from Doha Institute for Graduate Studies – Qatar. Recently, he was selected as the Regional Facilitator for West Asia in the Children and Youth Major Group (CYMG) to the UNEP. Over the past three years, he served as the Regional Focal Point for the MENA region within the Disaster Risk Reduction Coordination Team under UNMGCY. Talal is also the founder of the Youth Advocates for Sustainable Development Network (YASD Network).