MENASP Network Database

Social Policy Database

Database of Middle East North Africa Social Policy Expertise

Mr. Atif Khurshid
Masters (including MRes, MBA, MPA), Heller School for Social Policy
Current or most recent Employer

Head of Social Policy

Time in Post - 1

Organisation Type: Development partner

Regional Expertise

Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Tunisia, Yemen,

Disciplinary or professional background

Development Studies, Development (applied), Evaluation research, Policy/political advocacy (including human rights), Social/Public Policy

Contact Info


Head of Social Policy, UNICEF Iraq, Baghdad.
Social Media

khurshidatif (twitter) (Twitter)

Current Areas of Policy Interest

Poverty or deprivation reduction ( 6 years )

Family policy

Social protection

Social safety nets ( 6 years )

Social security systems ( 6 years )


Academic publications
1) Universal Health Coverage: necessary but not sufficient:

Academic conferences
2) Gender and Women Empowerment in the ME region: What have we learned fomr MDGs for transitioning into SDG presented at UNDP conference in Egypt.