President of the Council of the University for Peace; founding chairperson of the Earth Council; Secretary General of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (the Earth Summit); during 1985-1986, served as under-secretary general of the United Nations and executive coordinator of the United Nations Office for Emergency Operations in Africa; a member of the World Commission on Environment and Development (1983-1987); served as Secretary General of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment held in Stockholm in 1972; the first executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in 1973; currently an advisor to the Secretary General of the United Nations and serves on the boards of several public service organizations and corporations.
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A new book Legacy for the future and future generations, Remembering Maurice F. Strong: Tributes and Reminiscences was recently published by the European Center for Peace and Development (ECPD) located in Serbia. The book brings together contributions from 41 individuals who worked or collaborated with Maurice Strong in different settings. Through the various essays, reflections […]
Earth Charter International remembers one of its greatest supporters and one of the world’s most important thought leaders.