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[IGEE] Sustainable Development Professorship Ceremony
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On the sidelines of the Global Engagement & Empowerment Forum on Sustainable Development (GEEF) 2019, the inaugural Sustainable Development (SD) Professorship Ceremony took place on February 14 at Yonsei University.

The SD Professorship at IGEE aims to create a group of faculty members with expert knowledge on sustainable development and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)-related research projects and advocacy events. The Distinguished SD Professorship is given to those who hold or held a ministerial position. 

The appointed Distinguished SD Professors were: Ms. Helen Clark, 37th Prime Minister of New Zealand and Former Administraotr of UNDP; Mr. Mahmoud Mohieldin, Senior Vice President of the World Bank Group; and Mr. Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, President of Bahrain Supreme Council of Health, while the appointed SD Professors were: Ms. Jaehyang So, Senior Advisor at Office of the Senior Vice President, 2030 Development Agenda UN Relations & Partnerships, World Bank Group; Mr. Woochong Um, Director-General and Chief Compliance Officer of Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department at Asian Development Bank; and Mr. Myung-kyoon Lee, Senior Economist at UNEP DTU Partnership.

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