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Alfredo Sfeir-Younis

Alfredo Sfeir-Younis (1947- ) is a Chilean economist, spiritual leader and healer, presently President of the Zambuling Institute for Human Transformation, founded in 2005 in Washington, DC.

Before opening the Institute, Sfeir-Younis had a twenty-nine year career at the World Bank where he was hired as the World Banks first environmental economist in 1976 and later was appointed Director of the World Bank Office in Geneva, Switzerland. He served as Special Representative to the United Nations and the World Trade Organization from 1996 to 1999. In both institutions Sfeir-Younis worked in the general fields of human rights, peace, and social justice; within this broader context he initiated and promoted policy in such areas as poverty eradication, international trade and finance, financing of development, gender and women's issues, trade and development, role of indigenous peoples, sustainable management of forestry and fisheries, water management and irrigation, desertification, biodiversity, culture and spirituality in sustainable development, and alternative medicine.

Bio of Alfredo Sfeir-Younis, Contributing writer and Advisor to Kosmos Journal

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Bio of Alfredo Sfeir-Younis, Contributing writer and Advisor to Kosmos Journal

Sfeir-Younis bio at 3HO


Zambuling Institute for Human Transformation

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