Networking Session: The New Silk Road: A Route of Peace
Prof. Federico Mayor Zaragoza is the Co-founder of the Center of Molecular Biology “Severo Ochoa” in Autonomous University in Madrid. In 1999, he created the Foundation for a Culture of Peace to implement the Declaration and Programme of Action for a Culture of Peace. In 2005, he became the Co-President of the High Level Group for the Alliance of Civilizations. After that, in 2007, he became President of the “Initiative for Science in Europe”. In 2008, he was appointed Chairman of the board directors of the Inter Press Service news agency. In 2010, he was appointed president of the International Commission against the Death Penalty.