Standing Committee for Developing Countries (COPED)

Infused with a spirit of close partnership with Africa on its creation in 1997, the Standing Committee for Developing Countries (COPED) has gradually enlarged its scope of action to other regions of the world. Under the Presidency of Pierre Auger, Member of the Académie des Sciences, COPED embodies the determination of the Académie des Sciences to contribute through scientific development to solving major worldwide issues.

See the Presentation leaflet


Composition of the committee

President: Pierre Auger
Vice-President: Michel Delseny
Honorary President: François Gros

Members: Pierre Auger -  Catherine Bréchignac -  Catherine Cesarsky -  Jean-Michel Coron -  Patrick Couvreur -  Michel Delseny -  François Gros -  Robert Guillaumont -  Philippe Kourilsky -  Ghislain de Marsily -  Gérard Orth -  Georges Pelletier -  Georges Pédro -  Charles Pilet -  Félix Rey -  Daniel Ricquier -  Philippe Taquet -  GID representative

Board : Odile Macchi -  Robert Guillaumont -  Philippe Kourilsky -  Gérard Orth