University of St Andrews

St Andrews staff and students host the United Nations

Monday 01 April 2019

Professor William Austin and SGSD students, together with Professor Ali Watson (School of International Relations), welcomed Ovais Sarmad to St Andrews at the weekend.

Ovais Sarmad is the Deputy Executive Secretary of the United Nations Climate Change secretariat (UNFCCC), based in Bonn Germany and he spent time discussing the work of the UNFCCC and the opportunities for stronger links between the University of St Andrews and the UNFCCC.

School of Geography & Sustainable Development students are pictured left to right with Professor Austin, Mr Sarmad and Professor Watson): Deyvin Datwani (first year), Alex Weiler (second year), Alex Repko (fourth year), Rebecca Grattage and Juan Castano Vilas (both postgraduate students). The other photos shows Professor Austin, Mr Sarmad, and Professor Watson.

Photo of staff & students with Dr Ovais Sarmad (UN)