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ECOSOC Press Conference
Date: 2 July 2013
15:00 - 15:45
Organization: ECOSOC
Location: Room III
Subject: Following the second annual Katerva Awards ceremony, the Vice-President of the ECOSOC organizes a press conference featuring its Grand Prize and Peoples’ Choice Award winners. These awards help promote science and technology, the theme for the UN Economic and Social Councils Annual Ministerial Review.



Following the second annual Katerva Awards ceremony, the Vice-President of the ECOSOC organizes a press conference featuring its Grand Prize and Peoples’ Choice Award winners. These awards help promote science and technology, the theme for the UN Economic and Social Councils Annual Ministerial Review.
  • Vice President of ECOSOC: Ambassador Martin Sajdik, Permanent Representative of Austria to the United Nations in New York
  • Katerva’s Grand Prize Award Winner: Bioneedle, Gijsbert van de Wijdeven, DVM, MSc., Co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer
  • Katerva’s Peoples’ Choice Award Winner: Safe World for Women, Chris Crowstaff, Trustee and Founder
  • Moderator: Felix Dodds, author, futurist and activist


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