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Professor Paul van Geest member European Academy of Sciences and Arts

Published: 01st June 2021 Last updated: 01st June 2021

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Professor Paul Van Geest has been elected as member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts. The Academy’s mission is to stimulate cross-disciplinary collaboration between reputable scientists of all disciplines, leading artists and practitioners of governance. Their purpose is to analyze important societal challenges and to help solving complex issues for the wellbeing of Europeans’ future.

The Academy brings together over 2000 eminent scholars and practitioners, among them 34 Nobel Prize winners, from across Europe. They are divided into 8 classes: Humanities; Medicine; Arts; Natural Sciences; Social Sciences, Law and Economics; Technical and Environmental Sciences; World Religions; Corporate and Public Governance.

The Academy gives an annual Tolerance Prize to persons or institutions with exceptional merit for building bridges and promoting tolerance between communities.