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TWAS Executive Director Visits RADI

September 13.2013

On September 13, Prof. Romain Murenzi, Executive Director of the World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) paid a visit to RADI.

RADI Director General Guo Huadong gave Murenzi a brief introduction to RADI, including its research, operation and international cooperation. Prof. Chen Fang shared the operation and latest progress of CAS-TWAS Centre of Excellence on Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation (SDIM) which was hosted by RADI, including the international student program for developing countries, the High-Level Meeting on Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation in Developing Countries held during the 8th International Symposium on Digital Earth (ISDE8) in August, as well as the training workshop on space technology for disaster mitigation to be held in Sanya in November.

Murenzi hoped that the TWAS headquarter would strengthen the communication and cooperation with SDIM to enhance the space technology for disaster mitigation in developing countries, especially those in Africa.


Prof. Romain Murenzi visits RADI.


Both Parties held talks.


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