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international official , think-tank executive

Jérôme Bindé, German, French international official, think-tank executive. Fellow French Academy in Rome, Villa Medici, 1978-1980. Member of Latin Academy (founding), Club of Rome.


Bindé, Jérôme was born on January 11, 1951 in Ravensburg, Germany. Son of Maurice and Jeanne (Bourdet) Bindé.


Student, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, 1975. Master of Philosophy in Philosophy and Aesthetics, University Paris, 1972. Higher degree in Humanities, Agrégé University, France, 1974.


Senior lecturer, director of seminar history of ideas Ecole Polytech., Paris, 1977—1989. Journalist Quotidien Paris United Nations Educational, 1977—1978, program planning officer, senior program planning officer Paris, 1984—1992, executive sec, director World Commission on culture and development, 1992—1994, director analysis and forecasting unit, 1994—1998. Director analysis and forecasting office French Academy in Rome (Villa Medici) at United Nations Educational, 1998—2000, secretary general Council on the Future, since 1999, director division anticipation and prospective studies, 2000—2001, director division foresight, philosophy and human science, since 2002, deputy assistant director general for social and human science, since 2002.

Consultant for planning and studies United Nations Educational, 1981—1984. Contributor cultural department Nouvel Observateur, Paris, 1979-1996.


  • Other Work

    • Editorial board United Nations Educational Courier, 1997-2001, Foresight, since 1999, Revue des Deux-Mondes, since 2002. Editor: Keys to the 21st Century, 2000, 2001, The Future of Values, 2004. Principal co-author (with Federico Mayor): The World Ahead: Our Future in the Making, 1999, 2001, Coll: Globalization, 2001.

      Contributor articles to professional journals and about 100 leading newspapers worldwide.


Member of Latin Academy (founding), Club of Rome.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, arts, swimming.


Married Lou Møllgaard, July 21, 1989 (divorced 2002). 1 child, Joséphine.

Maurice Bindé

Jeanne (Bourdet) Bindé

Lou Møllgaard

Joséphine Bindé