Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim appointed to United Nations 10-member Group
Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim appointed to United Nations 10-member Group for facilitating the use of technology in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs)
Mr António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, has appointed Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim to serve on the United Nations high-level 10-member group in support of the Technology Facilitation Mechanisms (TFM) to achieve the SDGs. Quarraisha has been invited to co-chair the UN 10-member group for a 2-year period.
She will join eminent and distinguished individuals from civil society, the private sector and the scientific community who were appointed by the Secretary-General following an extensive selection process. The Group’s members are internationally recognized for excellence in their field or fields of expertise and understanding of international processes related to science, technology, innovation, and sustainable development.
Please find below the link to the UN press statement.
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