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Panel 1: The CERN Model, Science, Education, and Global Public Good - CERN / UNOG Symposium 2015
2 Nov 2015 -  Welcome by: Mr. Michael Møller,Director-General of UNOG and Prof. Rolf Heuer, Director-General of CERN

Keynote address: Ms. Micheline Calmy-Rey, Former Foreign Minister and President of Switzerland

Panel 1: The CERN Model, Science, Education, and Global Public Goods

Moderator: H.E. Amb .Elisabeth Laurin,Permanent Representative of France to the United-Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva

Keynote: Prof. Sergio Bertolucci, CERN Director for Research and Computing
• Dr. Fabiola Gianotti, CERN DG elect
• Prof. Herwig Schopper,WAAS and former Director-General of CERN
• Dr. Flavia Schlegel, UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Natural Sciences
• Dr. Nigel Lockyer, Director of Fermilab
• Mr. Frédéric Hemmer, Head of CERN IT Department

With the view to contribute to the realization of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which was approved on 25 September by the United Nations Member States, this one - day symposium co-hosted by the United Nations Office at Geneva and CERN, with the support of Switzerland and France in their capacity as the two CERN host states, will explore the value of the CERN model of cooperation in building trust across boundaries and strengthening the provision of global public goods in a rapidly -changing international context. The event will bring together policy makers, scientists and representatives of civil society in a new debate about how to build synergies across communities to move forward global objectives. The aim is to stimulate an innovative exchange that can help to shape more creative approaches and partnerships in addressing the challenges of today.
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