Georges Corm

Georges Corm

Georges Corm is Lebanese and was born in 1940 in Alexandria in Egypt. He was awarded a diploma from the department for economics and finance of the Institut d’Études Politiques of Paris and a license in private law in 1962, as well as a diploma in higher studies in public law and a PhD in law in 1969 at the Faculty of Law and Economic Sciences in Paris. He has engaged in professional activity in the field of economics, finance and development, and in academic activity at the level of teaching, papers and seminars. He has also taken part in numerous conferences in Europe, the United States of America and the Arab world. From 1985 to 1998, he was engaged, in Paris, in activities involving consultation for various international institutions, such as the World Bank and the EU, the UNDP, the ESCWA (the Economic Committee for Western Asia) and the FAO. He was Minister of Public Finance for the Republic of the Lebanon between 1998 and 2000, and set in motion a major reform of public finances through a plan of financial restructuring (1999-2004). In 2001, he began again, in Beirut, his activities as a consultant as well as activities involving the teaching of doctoral students at the University of St. Joseph. Amongst his publications we may list: An alternative look on Lebanese political and economic problems (2013) and The new global government of ideologies, opposite structures and authorities (2013).

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