Organized under the leadership of Prof. Umberto Veronesi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Science for Peace and Former Minister of Health of Italy, the conference was held for the first time in a country other than Italy for the fifth year in Istanbul, hosted by the Association for Life Without Cancer.
International experts from seven different countries, including Nobel Laureates Shirin Ebadi, Herald zur Hausen, Chiara Tonelli and Maria Christina Profili from the World Health Organization (WHO), discussed the “Obligations of Science for Peace” and identified solutions.
Prof. Umberto Veronesi : President of Science for Peace, Italy
Shirin Ebadi : Nobel Peace Prize Laureate 2003, Iran
Suraya Pakzad : Women’s Organization Founder, Afghanistan
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend : Vice President of Science for Peace, USA
Alberto Martinelli : Vice President of Science for Peace, Italy
Giancarlo Aragona : Vice President of Science for Peace, Italy
Carlo Marsili : Vice President of the International Conference on Science for Peace, Italy
A. Yavuz Kocaömer : President of the Turkish National Paralympic Committee, Turkey
William Murray : Senior Program Officer for Agriculture and Consumption, Conservation Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, UK
Chiara Tonelli : Professor of Genetics, University of Milan and Fondazione Filarete, Head of Agrisost Project, Italy
Harald zur Hausen: Nobel Laureate in Medicine 2008, Germany
Maria Cristina Profile : Representative to the World Health Organization (WHO), Turkey
Dida Kaymaz : Chairman of the Board of Directors of Life Without Cancer Association and Turkey Representative of Umberto Veronesi Foundation, Turkey
Nilüfer Bulut : TİKAD, President of Business Women Association of Turkey, Turkey