Mahdi Elmandjra

Moroccan academic
Mahdi Elmandjra

Mahdi Elmandjra (Arabic: مهدي المنجرة) (13 March 1933 – 13 June 2014) was a Moroccan futurist, economist, writer and sociologist. He was best known for his leadership roles with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Elmandjra was born in Rabat. He was educated in Morocco, the United States and the United Kingdom.

Elmandjra died after a long illness on 13 June 2014 in Rabat, aged 81.[1]


  1. "Mahdi Elmandjra s'est éteint" (in French). Le Matin. 13 June 2014. Retrieved 14 June 2014. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)

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