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News IUCN elects new president, Council

Members of IUCN celebrated on 13 October with the announcement of their new President and Council. Ashok Khosla from India will take over as IUCN President from Valli Moosa, who took up the post four years ago at the previous Congress in Bangkok. Ashok Khosla is Chairman of Delhi-based Development Alternatives, a social enterprise devoted to promoting commercially-viable, environmentally-friendly technologies for rural communities in the global South. He was earlier a director in the United Nations Environment Programme. Full details on the new President and Council are on the web here I West Asia Regional Councilors

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News type Nomination
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Source of information IUCN
Geographical coverage International
News date 02/12/2008
Working language(s) ENGLISH