United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the members of a High-Level UN Panel to advise on the organizational and operational aspects of the proposed Technology Bank and Science, Technology and Innovation Supporting Mechanism dedicated to the least developed countries. One of the appointees is Dorte Olesen, member of the board of directors of the GÉANT Association, former Director General of the Danish IT Centre for Education and Research (UNI-C), and former president of TERENA.
NORDUnet congratulates Dorte Olesen with the prestigious appointment. The inclusion of a leader from the Nordic and European Research and Education Networking community in this crucial effort of the UN is an unambiguous sign of recognition of both past and future achievements of our community, and of Dorte Olesen’s achievements in particular.
The High-Level Panel on Technology Bank for Least Developed Countries will meet in February 2015.
See the full announcement on the UN website: Secretary-General Appoints High-Level Panel on Technology Bank for Least Developed Countries