International Committee on issues of Global Changes of the Geological Environment, “GEOCHANGE”

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Founders



World Organization for Scientific Cooperation
(WOSCO)

Official Site: www.wosco.org



Global Network for the Forecasting of Earthquakes
(GNFE)

Official Site: www.seismonet.org

Approving the International Communiqué GEOCHANGE and Establishing the International Committee on issue of Global Changes of the Geological Environment GEOCHANGE

The decision to initiate preparation and signing of the International Communiqué GEOCHANGE on the Problems of Global Changes of the Geological Environment was adopted 12 March 2009 by the World Organization for Scientific Cooperation (WOSCO) and the Global Network for the Forecasting of Earthquakes (GNFE), following an initiative by Victor Efimovich Khain, a distinguished geologist, academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, professor emeritus at the M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, doctor of geological and mineralogical sciences, Honorary President of the World Organization for Scientific Cooperation WOSCO (www.wosco.org) and Elchin Khalilov, President of the Global Network for the Forecasting of Earthquakes GNFE (www.seismonet.org), geophysicist, professor, doctor of geological and mineralogical sciences, Director General of the Scientific Research Institute for Prognosis and Study of Earthquakes (Baku, Azerbaijan).

V. Khain
Victor Yefimovich Khain

Academician of USSR AS and Russian Academy of Sciences, Professor Emeritus at the M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Doctor of geological and mineralogical sciences, Honorary President of the World Organization for Scientific Cooperation WOSCO (London, UK), Honorary President of the International Academy of Sciences H&E (Austria, Innsbruck).

Official Site: www.victor-khain.wosco.org
E. Khalilov Elchin Khalilov

IAS Academician, Professor, Doctor of geological and mineralogical sciences, Vice-president of the International Academy of Sciences H&E ( Austria), President of the Global Network for the Forecasting of Earthquakes (London, UK), Director General of the Scientific Research Institute for Prognosis and Study of Earthquakes (SRIPSE, Baku, Azerbaijan).

Official Site: www.khalilov.biz

The Communiqué GEOCHANGE was adopted and its latest version approved after being signed by scientists from 16 countries: the US, Russia, Germany, the UK, Italy, China, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Pakistan, Indonesia, India, at a joint GNFE  and  WOSCO Board meeting of the founders on December 5, 2009 in Baku.

The meeting of the founders decided to send the International Communiqué GEOCHANGE to:

  • Secretary-General of the United Nations 
  • President of the European Union
  • Heads of states
  • International organizations

The meeting of the founders agreed to proceed with joining of the International Communiqué GEOCHANGE by new participants.