1 Tahrcountry Musings: Achim Steiner Nominated as Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme

Thursday, March 16, 2006

Achim Steiner Nominated as Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme

UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan, has Nominated Achim Steiner as Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme. He will succeed Klaus Töpfer, who finishes his second term on 31 March 2006. Achim Steiner is currently the Director General of IUCN - The World Conservation Union. Mr. Steiner serves on a number of international advisory boards including the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED) and the Environmental Advisory Council (ENVAC) of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

1 comment:

JLB said...

Thanks for this update. I don't know anything about Achin Steiner - looks like I need to do a little reading this week.