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Assistant Director General, UNESCO


Dr Ryabinin (Eng., 1978, Ph.D., 1982, and Doctor of Sciences, 1995) has been the Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO and Assistant Director-General of UNESCO since 2015. Dr Ryabinin is an oceanographer, climatologist, marine engineer, and emeritus meteorologist of the Russian Federation. His research was marked by several prominent achievements in the medium range weather prediction, marine services, offshore projects, and climate research. His research, lecturing and work on international cooperation were conducted in prominent positions at the Hydrometcentre of Russia, Moscow State University, International Ocean Institute (as Director), World Meteorological Organization, and World Climate Research Programme.

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