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Ten-member group

One of the pillars of the Technology Facilitation Mechanism


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Prof. Huadong Guo (China)
Chairman of Academic Committee, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth,
Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)

Dr. Agnes Lawrence Kijazi (United Republic of Tanzania)
Director General,
Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA)

Dr. Michiharu Nakamura (Japan)
Senior Advisor (Former President),
Japan Science and Technology Agency

Dr. Špela Stres (Slovenia)
Director of Innovation and Technology Transfer Center for Jožef Stefan Institute

Dr. Ada Yonath (Israel)
Director and Nobel Laureate,
the Helen and Milton A. Kimmelman Center for Biomolecular Structure and Assembly of the Weizmann Institute of Science

Dr. Heide Hackmann (South Africa)
Chief Executive Director,
International Science Council

Dr. José Ramón López-Portillo Romano (Mexico)
Q Element Ltd.

Dr. Anne-Christine Ritschkoff (Finland)
Senior Advisor VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd.

Dr. Vaughan Turekian (USA)
Senior Director at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Dr. Paulo Gadelha (Brazil)
Coordinator of the FIOCRUZ Strategy for the 2030 Agenda,
Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ)