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Thursday, June 17 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Science at United Nations 76th General Assembly, September 2021 (UNGA76): how science advances the SDGs

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Declan Kirrane
Eva Kaili MEP, European Parliament
Daan du Toit Deputy Director-General, Dept of Science and Innovation, South Africa
Mahama Ouedraogo African Union Commission, Ethiopia
Mei Lin Fung MIT, USA
Paul Ruebig European Institute for Innovation and Technology (EIT)

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Juan Miguel González-Aranda

CTO, LifeWatch ERIC
Currently LifeWatch ERIC Chief Technology Officer and Director for Spain. ERIC FORUM Executive Board Member representing the ENVRI cluster, and former Chair of ERIC FORUM too.As e-Biodiversity expert holding a PhD. Engineer on Telecommunications, and Industrial Organization-Enterprise... Read More →
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Joachim Mnich

Director for Research and Computing, European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)
Professor Joachim Mnich is the Director for Research and Computing of CERN since January 2021. He is an expert in both electroweak physics and detector development at e+e- and hadron colliders and has many years of experience working in science management. Mnich studied electrical... Read More →
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Paul Ruebig

Governing Board member, European Institute for Innovation and Technology EIT
Paul Rübig (born 6 May 1953 in Wels) is an Austrian politician and was Member of the European Parliament for the Austrian People's Party. He became a Member of the European Parliament on 25 January 1996, and was re-elected in 1996, 1999, 2004, 2009 and 2014. In 2019 he left European... Read More →
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Andrew Rugege

Regional Director for Africa, International Telecommunication Union- ITU
Based in Ethiopia, Andrew Rugege is currently the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Regional Director for Africa and Representative to the African Union (AU) and the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). Recognized as a thought-leader and key influencer among African... Read More →
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Yuko Harayama

Executive Director, RIKEN
Dr. Yuko Harayama is an Executive Director principally charged with international affairs at RIKEN. Prior to joining RIKEN, she spent five years at the Cabinet Office of Japan as an Executive Member of the Council for Council for Science, Technology and Innovation, two years at the... Read More →
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Declan Kiranne

Chairman, Science Summit UNGA78
Declan Kirrane is the Founder and Managing Director of ISC Intelligence in Science, the chairman and managing director of the science Summit at the United Nations General assembly, and co-founder of Medicines for Future (MAF). He has over 25 years of experience as a global senior... Read More →

Thursday June 17, 2021 1:00pm - 3:00pm CEST
Virtual Room: Ethiopia