The talk was followed by a discussion with a panel of HKS faculty featuring:
- Prof. Sheila Jasanoff, Founder and Director of the Science, Technology and Society Program (STS) at HKS
- Adj. Prof. Muriel Rouyer, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at HKS)
- Prof. Henry Lee, Director of the Environment and Natural Resource Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at HKS
The talk was made possible thanks to the generous support of the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, the Environment and Natural Resource Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and the Program on Science Technology and Society at HKS.
Brice Lalonde is the Former UN Assistant Secretary-General, Executive Coordinator of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development. Prior to this appointment Mr. Lalonde served as French Ambassador for climate change, French Minister for the Environment, Chairman of the Round Table for Sustainable Development at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and Senior Adviser for the Environment to the French Government. In addition, he held the position of Director of the Paris office of the Institute for a European Environment Policy. Mr. Lalonde has also worked for non-governmental organizations, like Friends of the Earth. He is now Special Advisor on Sustainable Development to the U.N. Global Compact.