RTU Rector Received the Word Cultural Council Award for Contribution to the Education Sector

12th of November, 2018
From the left: WCC President Sir Colin Blakemore, Carel Stolker, Way Kuo, Leonīds Ribickis and WCC Executive Director Esteban Meszaros Wild

Rector of Riga Technical University (RTU), Academician Leonīds Ribickis has received the Word Cultural Council (WCC) award for contribution to the education sector. Rector of the City University of Hong Kong, Professor Way Kuo and Rector of Leiden University, Professor Carel Stolker have also been honoured with the award.

The Educational Merit Award is granted for contribution to the education sector and promotion and adoption of the values of the World Cultural Council.

This year, Albert Einstein World Award of Science has been granted to Professor Jean-Pierre Changeux, while Professor Malik Mâaza has received José Vasconcelos World Award of Education.

The WCC Award Ceremony took place on 8 November at the City University of Hong Kong.

In October 2016, the WCC Award Ceremony took place in Riga and was one of the events dedicated to the 154th anniversary of RTU.

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