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Janez Potočnik

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Janez Potočnik is the Co-Chair of United Nations’ International Resource Panel (IRP), a forum of eminent scientists and experts working to improve our use of resources worldwide.

From 2009 until 2014, Janez served as European Commissioner for Environment. Prior to that, he was Slovenia’s Minister for European Affairs.

In September 2013 he received the United Nations’ Champions of the Earth Award.

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