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Maurice Strong (chair)
Maria de Lourdes Davies
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Earth3000 Founder and President Dr. Maritta Koch-Weser

Dr. Maritta Koch-Weser
over 3 decades in international development, as anthropologist and environmentalist
Currently coordinating the "Amazônia em Transformação - Historia e Perspectivas" Program at the Institute for Advanced Studies at Sao Paulo University, Brazil.
field experience in Latin America, South & East Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, parts of the Middle East, Eastern Europe & countries of the Former Soviet Union

led major environmental & social assessment tasks and investment programs in the agriculture, forestry, mining, energy, and urban-industrial sectors
over 20 years closely associated with the build-up of environmental & social programs and policies at the World Bank, where she was responsible for the implementation of major investment programs, holding successive senior management positions.
served for two years as Director General of IUCN -The World Conservation Union, the foremost global environmental umbrella organization
Ph.D. from the Universities of Bonn and Cologne
taught Anthropology and Latin American Studies at George Washington University in Washington D.C., and carried out extensive field work in Brazil.
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