Meganck appointed to United States National Commission for UNESCO

Richard Meganck, International Program Leader for OSU’s Institute for Water and Watersheds, has been appointed by Secretary of State Clinton to a three year term on the United States National Commission for UNESCO.

Maganck is on assignment with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ International Center for Integrated Water Resources Management (UNESCO-ICIWaRM). He brings a wealth of knowledge in international development and water resources education to OSU. From 2003 until 2009 he was rector and professor of the United Nations Institute for Water Education, UNESCO-IHE in the Netherlands. Maganck’s career also includes dozens of natural resources and economic development missions to more than 100 countries around the world. He received his PhD from OSU in 1974.  View a video about one of Dr. Maganck’s projects in Brazil.

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