On 25 April 2012, 123 Masters of Science participants from over 40 countries received their degree during the annual UNESCO-IHE graduation ceremony.
The Old Church in Delft served as a scenic location for the official Closing of the academic year 2010-2012.
Rector, Professor András Szöllösi-Nagy, welcomed the graduating water professionals to the large alumni family, followed by the graduation speech of Irina Bokova, UNESCO Director-General and a short speech by student representatives.
At the occasion of the graduation, the Institute also recognized Dr. Jean A. Cunge Honorary Fellow of UNESCO-IHE because of his groundbreaking work in the field of Hydroinformatics.
The ceremony was attended by participants’ family and friends, members of parliament, representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Rijkswaterstaat.
Many of those who were not able to attend viewed the ceremony live at UNESCO-IHE's website.
High-level guests also included ambassadors (and representatives) from 26 countries.
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