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Sustainable Development on a Warming Planet Conference
Three prominent personalities will share their insights at the conference in Monaco on
Thursday 24th of April from 4 pm to 6 pm
H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco decided in 2006 to set up his foundation dedicated to the protection of the environment and the promotion of sustainable development on a global scale. focusing climate Change, biodiversity and water resources.
Jean-Pascal VAN YPERSELE Vice Chairman of the IPCC. Full Professor of climatology at UCL Belgium.
Sunita NARAIN Director General of the Centre for Science and Environment in India,
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Peter E. Merian used to be Director of the Basler Börse and CEO Bank Sarasin, Board Member of National Zeitung and Basler Nachrichten AG and founding member of the Global Environmental Society.
Lord Anthony St John of Bletso is a qualified solicitor and Member of Board, Rados International. Former Vice President of Business Development of OCRA, consultant to Merrill Lynch, director of WMRC plc and Pecaso Ltd. and Non-Executive Director of Regal Petroleum, Lord Anthony is currently an extra Lord-in-Waiting to HM The Queen. Since 1997 to the present he has sat on the Member of Lords EU Select Committee A. He is a spokesman on African affairs, deregulation, financial services and information technology. President of Friends of South Africaand used to be Iegal advisor for Shell in South Africa.
Dr. Betrand Piccard is wellknown for the first ever non-stop balloon flight around the world. Doctor of psychiatry and psychotherapy, President of Solar Impulse, which aims to fly around the world in a solar driven aircraft without producing any polluting emissions, Bertrand hopes to draw the public’s attention to the inevitable changes needed to ensure our planet’s future energy resources and ecology and to give environmental protection a positive and stimulating image.
Dr. Marcelo Cavalho de Andrade is Doctor of Medicine and non-executive Chairman of Pró-Natura international, the first international environmental organization that manages sustainable development and conservation projects funded by international organizations, governments and the private sector in South and Central America, Africa and Asia. Marcelo has been appointed President of ECA –Earth Counsil Alliance a non-profit organization, created by Maurice Strong.