H.E. Saeed ZAKI

H.E. Ambassador Saeed ZAKI, IYF Secretary General
Ambassador Saeed ZAKI (born December 14, 1990) is the first Youth Ambassador for the Republic of Sudan. Appointed as Ambassador and Youth Representative at the national level for Sudan after being selected as one of 20 selected young reporters worldwide by the International Olympic Committee as a part of the Olympic Games.

Through his role as Ambassador of Sudan, Amb. Saeed calls for youth empowerment through many community activities he launched, such as SKILLS National Initiative, a youth movement at national level in Sudan, as well as being part of a high-level panelist on youth issues. He also believed in empowering nations through the Global Goals, which were approved at the UN Sustainable Development Summit on 25 September 2015.

He also had a strong passion for uniting youth efforts worldwide through the International Youth Federation with a special focus on raising awareness around youth issues; unemployment, equality, training, and capacity building.

Saeed completed his elementary education in Madina at Saudi Arabia. He holds an advanced degree in communication studies from Sudan University of Science and Technology.

  • Ambassador, Republic of Sudan
  • Young Reporter, International Olympic Committee (IOC)
  • Media Adviser, The United Nations
  • Senior Adviser, Media & Press operations - Sudan University
  • Chairman, Advisory Board - CCOM Media
  • Vice Manager, Media Center, Sudan University of Science & Technology
  • President, Association of Multimedia in Sudan
  • Founder & President, SKILLS National Group
  • Head of Press Operations, ANOCA Zone V 36th General Assembly
  • Chief of Staff, International Conference of Camel Production, Khartoum - Sudan, 2015
  • Chief Protocol, The 1st International Conference on Distance Learning, Sudan 2013
  • Head, Standing Committee of Multimedia Department, Sudan University
  • Director, Executive Office of the President, SKILLS National Group
  • Media Associate/Regional Content Manger, Eskimi Inc.
  • Country Director, Team Sudan
  • Chairman, EBC Group
  • Chairman, Sports 249

  • Member, Young African Leaders Initiative, Department of State, USA (2015)
  • Member, One Young World, United Kingdom (2015)
  • Member, World Youth Alliance (2014)
  • Member, International Association of Engineers (2015)
  • Member, International Internet Marketing Association (2015)
  • Young Reporter, Media Operations - The International Olympic Committee (2014)
  • Member, International Internet Society “ISOC” (2013)
  • Associate Member, Sudanese Forum for Business Development (2014)
  • Associate Member, Sudanese Olympic Committee (2014)


  • Information Center Project, Press Division, Sudan Presidency Office, Sudan University of Science and Technology, Khartoum – Sudan (2010)
  • Political Communication, Adella Center (CPR), Khartoum – Sudan (2011)
  • Nile River Case, Ministry of the Cabinet, Khartoum – Sudan (2011)
  • Sustainable Development Projects in Sudan, Sudatel Group, Khartoum – Sudan (2011)