UNIDO Appoints Climate Change Goodwill Ambassador

UNIDO appoints Dr. Pachauri as Goodwill Ambassador

14 July 2008: The UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has named Rajendra

K. Pachauri, the head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, as one

of its Goodwill Ambassadors.

In a ceremony

in Vienna, UNIDO recognized Dr. Pachauri, who also serves as Director-General

of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), for his efforts in the field of

energy and the environment, one of its three main priorities. Its other two are

trade capacity building and poverty reduction through productive activities. He

joins fellow UNIDO Goodwill Ambassadors Mansour Cama of Senegal, Reinosuke Hara

of Japan, Frederick T. Sumaye of Tanzania, and Peter Denis Sutherland of

Ireland. [UNIDO

Press Release]