Here’s a great news about a Pakistani intellectual and blogger who has been recognized by the Nobel Peace Prize committee. Prof. Adil Najam is well-known for many reasons: researcher, teacher, writer, blogger.Ã‚Â His diversity of interest and expertise is one of the things which amazes me – there are many other impressive facets of his personality as well. Here’s more from Dawn:
Pakistani professor Adil Najam, now teaching at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, US, is amongst the team of scientists and experts in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change that shares the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with former US Vice President Al Gore.
The 2007 Peace Prize, announced in Stockholm, Sweden, on Friday includes a gold medal and $1.5 million, is to be shared between Al Gore and the IPCC for enhancing the understanding of the science of climate change. The IPCC is a panel of the world’s most eminent and leading scientists working on global warming and it produces its scientific assessment every 4-5 years.
Dr Adil Najam holds a doctorate and two Masters degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a specialisation in negotiation from Harvard Law School, and an engineering degree from UET, Lahore.