The Bureau of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) agreed on Tuesday, in accordance with its procedures, to
designate Vice-Chair Ismail El Gizouli as Acting IPCC Chair. The designation of Gizouli follows the decision by Rajendra K
Pachauri, PhD, to step down as Chairman of the IPCC effective today.
[Letter from R.K. Pachauri]
[CV of Acting Chair of IPCC]
In line with the IPCC Communications Strategy, which encourages the IPCC to provide communication products in the official UN languages to the extent possible, we are pleased to announce that the IPCC website now has new language pages which can be accessed from the Languages drop-down menu on the top right-hand corner of the IPCC home page.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Scholarship Programme received new contributions from individuals
in 2013 and in early 2014.
In January 2014, Hoesung Lee, one of the three Vice-Chairs of the IPCC, and his wife Mrs Sungna Chung,
contributed to the IPCC Nobel Peace Prize Fund, a fund used solely for the purpose of scholarship awards to the young
climate scientists under the IPCC Scholarship Programme.
In October 2013, another IPCC Vice-Chair, Professor Jean-Pascal van Ypersele, also made a donation to the Fund.
The IPCC Scholarship Programme was established with the funds received from the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize award to the IPCC.
The first funding partner of the Programme was Gro Harlem Brundtland, former Norwegian Prime Minister and UN Special Envoy
on Climate Change. Dr Brundtland made her donation from the Tallberg Leadership Award, which she received in June 2009.
The IPCC welcomes contributions to the scholarship programme and is happy to provide further information to prospective
For more information on the Scholarship Programme visit the IPCC Scholarship Programme page.
28 June 2013
5 February 2013
In the picture, Len is seen at a TFI Bureau meeting held in Wellington, New Zealand, in 2011.
Online Tribute book Dr Len Brown