Calin Georgescu

Executive Director at The National Center for Sustainable Development

1701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 300, Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States
The National Center for Sustainable Development
HQ Phone:
(202) 621-1813
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Last Updated 11/17/2014

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Employment History

Independent Expert On Human Rights and Toxic Waste  - United Nations


PhD  - agricultural science , 

PhD  - soil research , University of Agronomic Sciences of Bucharest


Secretary-General  - Romanian Association for the Club of Rome

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Hungary: UN Rights Expert to Assess Impact of Unsound Management and Disposal of Toxic Waste

"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.
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. *** 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:

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Calin Georgescu
Executive Director National Centre for Sustainable Development, Bucharest, Romania

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Calin Georgescu: I am honored to have been mentioned as prime minister, but I prefer to continue my projects
Other Calin Georgescu, executive director of the National Center for Sustainable Development and the Secretary General of the Romanian representative in the Club of Rome, said he was honored by inclusion on the list of persons who could take over as prime minister, but prefer to continue their projects.

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