Secretary-General Meets Governing Council of New Technology Bank for LDCs
United Nations, New York
26 July 2016
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (centre right) meets with the Governing Council of the newly established Technology Bank for Least Developed Countries.
From left: Ann Aerts, Head of the Novartis Foundation and member of the ITU/UNESCO Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development; Orkun Hasekioðlu, Vice President of the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBITAK); Bitrina Diyamett, Executive Director of the Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Research Organization (STIPRO); Zakri Abdul Hamid, Science Adviser to the Prime Minister of Malaysia and member of the Secretary-General’s Scientific Advisory Board; Gyan Chandra Acharya (Vice-Chair), Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS); Mohamed H.A. Hassan (Chair), President of the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) and former Chairman of the Council of the United Nations University; Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon; Abdoulaye Yero Balde, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Guinea; Sonia Bashir Kabir, Country Director for Microsoft Bangladesh; Aggrey Ambali, Head of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Science Technology and Innovation Hub; Rosibel Ochoa, Executive Director of the von Liebig Entrepreneurism Center, University of California San Diego and Alfred Watkins, Chairman of Global Solutions Summits.