IFCS Special Recognition Award

IFCS Special Recognition Award recognizes those contributing in an exceptional way on a special chemical topic or activity. Individuals, institutions or groups are eligible for the Special Recognition Award

Professor Dr. Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn Mahidol of Thailand and Chulaborn Research Institute

Forum V
Budapest, Hungary
September 2006

The IFCS is pleased to announce the 2006 IFCS Special Recognition Award will be presented to Professor Dr. Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn Mahidol of Thailand in recognition of Her Royal Highness's exceptional efforts to increase scientific and technical capacities and capabilities for chemical safety through the work and achievements of the Chulabhorn Research Institute

The Award acknowledges with deep gratitude the special contributions to the goals of global chemical safety that have been made by the education and scientific exchange programmes at the Chulabhorn Research Institute. The wide range of specialized training in science and technology particularly in toxicology provided by the Chulabhorn Research Institute substantively contributes to building the national and regional human resources and expertise which are an essential requirement for chemical safety.

Since its establishment, the IFCS has emphasized the importance of scientific and technical assistance to enable the capacity and capabilities of countries for the sound management of chemicals. IFCS recognizes that efforts at the regional level have a vital role in building these capacities and capabilities in countries. The last decade has seen remarkable achievements in a number of chemical safety areas and the advancement can be attributed to efforts such as those of the Chulabhorn Research Institute.

Thai DVD of HRH Princess Chulabhorn receiving the IFCS Special Recognition Award at Forum V, September 2006, Budapest, Hungary