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Advisory Board

Advisory Board

Aalborg University holds responsibility for the Aalborg UNESCO Centre. The Centre is part of Department of Planning at which research within the areas Problem Based Learning, Engineering Education, Sustainability and Social Responsibility in Engineering is conducted.

According to the decision made at the General Conference of UNESCO, in November of 2013, the function of the Advisory Board will be to:

  • recommend the long-term and medium-term research and training programmes of the Aalborg Centre to Aalborg University as described in Article 4.2;
  • recommend the annual work plan of the Aalborg Centre, including the staffing table to Aalborg University as described in Article 4.2;
  • examine the annual reports submitted by the Director of the Aalborg Centre, including a biennial self-assessment of the Aalborg Centre’s contribution to UNESCO’s programme objectives;
  • adopt the rules and regulations and review the financial, administrative and personnel management procedures for the Aalborg Centre in accordance with the laws of the State of Denmark and the policies and procedures of Aalborg University;
  • decide on the participation of regional intergovernmental organisations and international organisations in the work of the Aalborg Centre;
  • meet in ordinary session at regular intervals, at least once every calendar year;
  • meet in extraordinary session if convened by the Chairperson of the Advisory Board, either on his or her own initiative or at the request of the Director-General of UNESCO or of five of its members;
  • adopt its own rules of procedure.

MEMBERS OF ADVISORY BOARD

 

Director, Professor Anette Kolmos, UNESCO Centre, Aalborg University, Denmark

Professor Henrik Pedersen, Dean, Technical Faculty of IT and Design, Aalborg University

Professor Tine Herreborg Jørgensen Head, Department of Planning, ITD, Aalborg University, Denmark

Professor Tony Marjoram,UNESCO Centre, Aalborg University, Denmark (former UNESCO)

Professor Brian Figaji  Eng Council South Africa (former UNESCO Exec Board)

Professor José Ismael Peña Reyes  Professor of Engineering, National University of Colombia

Professor Xiangyun DU  UNESCO Centre, Aalborg University, Denmark

Associate Professor Aida Guerra  UNESCO Centre, Aalborg University, Denmark

Peggy Oti-Boateng, Director, Science Policy and Capacity Building

Shamila Nair-Bedouelle, Assistant Director-General, Natural Sciences, UNESCO

Malene Nielsen Mansour Deputy Permanent Delegate, Delegation of Denmark to UNESCO

Ayoub Lakhsassi Advisor, Permanent Delegation of Denmark to UNESCO

Professor Madam Qidi WU Director, UNESCO ICEE, Tsinghua University, China

Associate Professor Zheping XIE UNESCO ICEE, Tsinghua University, China

Professor Frede Blåbjerg Faculty Eng and Science, Aalborg University, Denmark

Associate Professor Henrik Brohus, Aalborg University, Denmark