The collective IIASA achievement was announced on 14 November 2007 by the then IIASA Director Leen Hordijk at the opening of the IIASA Conference. The former Director spoke of his pride in the IIASA scientists who participated in the research for the Fourth Assessment Report.
The IPCC Peace Prize was presented in Oslo on 10 December 2007. R. K. Pachauri, Chairman of the IPCC, accepted the prize on behalf of the organization. In his acceptance speech, he spoke, among other things, of “the power and promise of collective scientific endeavor, which, as demonstrated by the IPCC, can reach across national boundaries and political differences” as well as “the importance of knowledge in shaping public policy and guiding global affairs.”
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