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UNESCO
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Bashir Najeeb's picture
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Dr. Bashir NAJEEB is a Public Health and Development Practitioner with over 10 years of working experiences with the United Nations with responsibilities to provide leadership, technical and programmatic support mainly in the area of Reproductive Health, Gender, Population and Development, and Emergency Preparedness and Response.
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Leyla Karimli is an Assistant Professor at the Social Welfare Department at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs. Leyla Karimli’s research interests focus on a multidimensional and systems-oriented analysis of poverty and social exclusion in a global context. Situated within Amartya Sen’s capability approach, Professor Karimli’s research is based on the proposition that poverty needs to be treated as a complex phenomenon experienced not only in terms of material deprivation but also as powerlessness, limited human agency, exposure to vulnerability and risk, and social exclusion.
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Naoko Arakawa is a research officer in education in JICA Research Institute. She joined JICA with prior experience with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, UNESCO, UNICEF, and most recently with INEE. She has extensive work experiences in developing policies and implementing projects the field of education in development and humanitarian assistance.
Ebenaezer Appies's picture
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I am a seasoned environmental infrastructure Project Manager that worked at the Cape Town and Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality. I am currently reading for my PhD in Renewable Energy Finance and Policy at Stellenbosch University.
Karlee Johnson's picture
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I'm a Research Associate at the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)'s Asia Centre in Bangkok, Thailand. My current work focuses on equitable and inclusive development and disaster risk reduction strategies for vulnerable groups, particularly for people with disabilities. I'm also interested in the role that culture plays in shaping disaster risk interpretation and response.
Valentina Tudisca's picture
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I am a researcher under a fixed-term contract at the Institute for Research on Population and Social Policies of the National Research Council of Italy. I am active in the group Social studies on Science, Education, Communication and my main research field is the interaction between science and society. Our research agenda is usually dictated by the European research projects we are involved in. So far, I have been working in the field of science-policy interaction, on communication between scientists and stakeholders in the agrifood sector, and on the representation of migrants in European online newspapers and Italian textbooks. I also keep on collaborating with several magazines, like National Geographic Italia and OggiScienza. Moreover, since February 2015 I have been responsible and writer of the scientific news section for Sapere. I won two awards in Science Journalism for articles and multimedia products published on National Geographic Italia and OggiScienza websites: -Premio Nazionale di Divulgazione Scientifica 2015, in the category “Articles under 35”; -Premio Paola De Paoli for young journalists engaged in scientific communication, November 2016.
Adriana Valente's picture
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Research Director of the National Research Council of Italy. Responsible for the CNR Research Unit “Social Studies of Science, Education, Communication”, involved in several national and international projects in the fields of science and society, engsgement and science education, relationships between research and policy, and sociology of communication. Main Projects Responsibilities include CNR National coordination of the FP7 project REPOPA, of the International Research Project “Implicit values in textbooks - representations of migration” and responsible for the SCE Unit of the FP7 project Scicafe 2.0. Main memberships included membership as National Expert of the “Information Society Forum”, WG2 “Social and democratic values, culture and the future of new services and the media”. Contract professor in several Italian Universities (Rome Sapienza and Lumsa, Naples Partenope, Macerata). Component of the School Commission of the Italian National Academy of Science.
Albert Salamanca's picture
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Albert is currently a Research Fellow at the Stockholm Environment Institute where he leads SEI’s Climate Change Cluster and manages SEI’s global initiative on Transforming Development and Disaster Risk.

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