1 Tahrcountry Musings: IUCN – New Director General Takes Over

Tuesday, January 02, 2007

IUCN – New Director General Takes Over

The new Director General of IUCN the World Conservation, Ms Julia Marton-Lefèvre has assumed office. Before joining IUCN, Ms Marton-Lefèvre was the Rector of the University of Peace in Costa Rica. She has worked as Executive Director of LEAD (Leadership for Environment and Development) International), Executive Director of the International Council for Science (ICSU), and Vice Chair of the World Resources Institute. She is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society of the United Kingdom. Born in Hungary, Julia moved to the United States when she was eleven years old with her parents who were political refugees. She spent most of her adult life in France, where she continued her education.


Prasanth Kodai said...

Julia has an incredible reputation. I am sure she will take IUCN to new heights

Parameswar Cannanore said...

Just read your comment Prasanth.Yes Julia is bound to succeed.

Tahrman Alembath said...

Yes, Ms Julia Marton-Lefèvre has a great reputation.She has the ability and drive to take IUCN to new heights