Prof. Saleem Ali selected for UN International Resources panel

19 February 2018

SMI-CSRM's Prof. Saleem Ali has been named to the United Nations International Resource Panel, a select group of 38 scientists and practitioners worldwide chosen to advise the UN system on resource management issues.

Launched in 2007 by the UN Environment, the International Resource Panel works “to build and share the knowledge needed to improve our use of resources worldwide,” including scientific assessment on the sustainable use of the planet’s natural resources and their environmental impacts.

Saleem H. Ali is a Blue and Gold Distinguished Professor of Energy and the Environment at the University of Delaware.

Prof. Ali previously served as chair in Sustainable Resource Development and professor of sustainability science and policy at University of Queensland in Australia. He also was a professor of environmental studies at the University of Vermont's Rubenstein School of Natural Resources, and founding director of the Institute for Environmental Diplomacy and Security. He was also formerly on the adjunct faculty of Brown University’s Watson Institute for International Studies and the visiting faculty for the United Nations mandated University for Peace (Costa Rica).

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