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Head, Metadata & Socio-Economics Unit, GRID-Geneva, UNEP | Adjunct Professor at the University of Geneva

Hy Dao is the Head of the Metadata & Socio-Economics unit at the UN Environmental Programme's (UNEP) Global Resource Information Database Geneva (GRID-Geneva), as well as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Geneva.

Hy Dao is Adjunct Professor at the University of Geneva and Head of Unit at UNEP/GRID-Geneva. He holds a post-graduate diploma from the International Institute for Aerospace Surveys and Earth Sciences (ITC, Enschede, The Netherlands) and a PhD in human geography from the Uni. of Geneva. He led three studies on Planetary Boundaries at the Swiss, European and global level. He was leader and expert in several EU funded projects on territorial cohesion. He contributed to the risk analyses in the UN Global Assessment Report series.