1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
SDPI, 38, Main Embassy Road, G-6/3, Islamabad
- Professor Dr Adil Najam, Former, Vice Chancellor of Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)
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Bio note of?Professor?Dr Adil Najam:??Dr. Adil Najam is a renowned Pakistani academic, intellectual and a globally recognized authority on environment, global public policy,?and development. Recently, he served as the Vice Chancellor of Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). Before joining LUMS, he was the Director of Frederick S. Pardee Center and a Professor at Boston University. Dr Najam has also taught at MIT, University of Massachusetts and at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, USA.
He is an acclaimed environmentalist and served as a Lead Author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the work for which IPCC was awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize along with Al Gore. In 2008 he was nominated by the United Nations Secretary General to serve on the United Nations Committee on Development Policy (UN CDP). For his excellent services, he was awarded Pakistan?s highest civil award, the Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Star of Excellence) by the President of Pakistan in 2009.
Dr Najam has authored more than 100 scholarly papers, chapters, books and serves on the editorial boards of many scholarly journals.?In recent years, his scholarly work focused on issues of global climate change and sustainable development, and particularly on the role of developing countries in international environmental policy.