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MICHAEL ATCHIA

Background

  • ATCHIA, MICHAEL was born on November 14, 1938 in Mauritius.

  • Education

    • University of Calcutta, 1960-1961, Bachelor of Science (Distinction). University of London, 1963, Bachelor of Science. Chelsea College of Science(s) & Technology, United Kingdom, 1962-1964, Postgraduate Certificate Bachelor of Surgery Microbiology.

      University of Salford, United Kingdom, 1972, Master of Science, 1978, Doctor of Philosophy. Institute of Biol, United Kingdom, Michigan Bio. Spoken languages: English, French, Creole.

    Career

    • Chief, Environmental Education & Training Unit, Office(s) of the Environment Program, United Nations Environment Programme. Science Coord & Associate Proofessor, Mauritius Institute of Education, 1975-1986. Science & Bio Teacher, School in the United Kingdom, Nigeria, Mauritius, 1959-1974.

    Membership

    Member: International Union for Biological Sciences, Elected Representative of Africa, Commission for Education, 1976-1978, 1979-1981, 1990-1992. International Union for the Conservation of Nature, Education Commission Steering Committee, 1982-1993. Lions International.

    Personality

    Interests

    Environmental training and management, science education, politics. The encounter of religions, voluntary social and civic action groups.

    Connections

    • Spouse Paula.
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    Born November 14, 1938
    Nationality

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