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Dr. Calin Georgescu

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Executive Director

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Email: c***@***.ro
Local Address: Bucharest, Romania
The National Center for Sustainable Development
1701 Pennsylvania Ave. , NW , Suite 300
Washington Dc , District of Columbia 20006
United States

Company Description: The National Center for Sustainable Development (NCSD), a national 501 C 3 not for profit corporation was granted its status in 2001 and reaffirmed as a public...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Country Representative
    United Nations Development Programme
  • Independent Expert On Human Rights and Toxic Waste
    United Nations Development Programme
  • Chairman
    European Support Centre of the Club of Rome
  • Club of Rome

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Senior Fellow
    United Nations Development Programme

Education

  • PhD , agricultural science
  • PhD
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Web References
Calin Georgescu from the ...
www.brownfieldbriefing.com, 4 Oct 2012 [cached]
Calin Georgescu from the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights will assess the human rights impacts of environmentally unsound hazardous waste management and disposal and visit the disaster site.
His eight-day mission involves discussions with government and civil bodies and he will visit the devastated communities of Kolontár and Devecser.
"I will examine obstacles in the policy and legal framework relating to chemicals and waste management, and explore alternatives for the protection of people from the adverse impact of these hazardous substances," he said.
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Mr Georgescu, who is executive director of Romania's National Centre for Sustainable Development, was appointed special rapporteur last year.
He will reveal preliminary findings at the end of his visit and make a full report to the UN Human Rights Council in September next year.
Hungary: UN Rights Expert to Assess Impact of Unsound Management and Disposal of Toxic Waste
www.unis.unvienna.org, 2 Oct 2012 [cached]
"I will examine obstacles in the policy and legal framework relating to chemicals and waste management, and explore alternatives for the protection of people from the adverse impact of these hazardous substances," said Mr. Georgescu, who will also assess the consequences of the 2010 Ajka aluminium plant incident, in which hundreds of people were affected , including residents, workers and rescuers, due to the dam break of a toxic red mud reservoir, and efforts by the Government to remedy or mitigate them.
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Mr. Georgescu will share with the media his preliminary findings and recommendations at a press conference to be held on Thursday 11 October, at 11:00 am at the Hotel Andrassy, Budapest.
Based on information gathered during the visit, the Special Rapporteur will prepare a report containing his conclusions and recommendations and present it to the UN Human Rights Council in September 2013.
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Calin Georgescu, the Executive Director of the National Centre for Sustainable Development in Bucharest (Romania), was appointed Special Rapporteur in 2011 by the Human Rights Council. As Special Rapporteur, he is independent from any government or organization and serves in his individual capacity. Learn more: http://www2.ohchr.org/english/issues/environment/waste/index.htm
Dr. Calin Georgescu, Romania - ...
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Dr. Calin Georgescu, Romania - Executive Director, National Center for Sustainable Development
Dr. Calin Georgescu has been the Executive Director of the National Centre for Sustainable Development, Bucharest, Romania since 2000. An acknowledged authority on strategic planning and public policies design, he was appointed by the Romanian Government to coordinate the preparation of two consecutive versions of the National Sustainable Development Strategy, in 1999 and 2008, adjusted to the requirements of Romania's EU membership. Dr. Georgescu co-authored Romania 2020 (Editura Conspress, Bucharest, 1998), Back to Basics: Reshaping Professional Worth in Romania (Institute for Innovation and Development Projects - IPID, Bucharest, 2008) Romania's Wealth: The People (IPID, Bucharest, 2009) and Romania Post-Crisis (IPID, Bucharest, 2010), prospective studies dealing mainly with the impact of human capital development on Romania's socio-economic progress. He also contributed chapters on environment and sustainable development to Strategic Reports on Romania. His essays, articles and interviews were featured in national periodicals; he also appeared on numerous national television programmes. Dr. Georgescu combines comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practice of sustainable development with hands-on field experience by working with stakeholders in the public and private sectors as well as with the civil society in order to design, implement and follow through to completion specific projects under Local Agenda 21 (initiated by United Nations Development Programme in 1992) for more than 40 Romanian municipalities. He is a graduate of 1986, acquired further experience from attachments in the United Kingdom and the United States, and won his PhD in agricultural science in 1999. A former Senior Fellow with the United Nations Development Programme, Dr. Georgescu also held various positions with the Romanian Government: Adviser to the Minister of Environment, Secretary General of the Ministry of Environment, Director of the International Economic Organisations Department in the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Currently he is also UN Special Rapporteur on the adverse effects of the illicit movement and dumping of toxic and dangerous products and waste on the enjoyment of human rights, Country Representative of the United Nations Environmental Committee, Chairman of the Board of European Support Centre of the Club of Rome in Vienna, Secretary General of the Romanian Association for the Club of Rome, founding member and Executive Director of the Institute for Innovation and Development Projects.
Calin Georgescu, UN Special ...
www.unmultimedia.org, 1 Nov 2011 [cached]
Calin Georgescu, UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and toxic waste
The growing problem of improper management and disposal of medical waste around the world is posing a serious threat to people and the environment. That's according to the United Nations independent expert on human rights and toxic waste, Calin Georgescu. Presenting his report to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, he said medical waste [...]
THE CLUB OF ROME - Full Members
www.clubofrome.org, 25 April 2011 [cached]
Dr. Calin Georgescu, PhD, Romania Chairman of the Board of European Support Centre of the Club of Rome in Vienna, Secretary General of the Romanian Association for the Club of Rome
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