Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC)
STAC provides external scientific and technical input in the planning, prioritization and review of TDR’s activities. More specifically, STAC:
- reviews, from a scientific and technical standpoint, the content, scope and dimensions of the Special Programme;
- recommends priorities within the Special Programme, including the establishment and disestablishment of scientific working groups, and all scientific and technical activities related to the Special Programme;
- provides the JCB and the TDR Secretariat with a continuous independent evaluation of the scientific and technical aspects of all activities of the Special Programme.
The STAC shall be comprised of 15 multidisciplinary members, selected on the basis of individual scientific or technical competence. Members serve for a period of 2 years and may be reappointed.
The thirty-ninth meeting of the STAC (STAC39) will take place in Geneva from 21 to 22 March 2018.
Reports and recommendations
39th STAC meeting (22-23 March 2017)
38th STAC meeting (16-17 March 2016)
37th STAC meeting (18-19 March 2015)
36th STAC meeting (25-27 March 2014)
35th STAC meeting (18-20 March 2013)
Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee Members from 1 January 2016
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