Maurice Frederick Strong, PC, CC, OM, FRSC, FRS, FRAIC (April 29, 1929 – November 27, 2015) was a Canadian oil and mineral businessman and a diplomat who served as Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations. He was President of the Council of the University for Peace from 1998 to 2006. More recently Strong was an active honorary professor at Peking University and honorary chairman of its Environmental Foundation. He was chairman of the advisory board for the Institute for Research on Security and Sustainability for Northeast Asia. He died at the age of 86 in 2015.

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  • Maurice Frederick Strong, PC, CC, OM, FRSC, FRS, FRAIC (April 29, 1929 – November 27, 2015) was a Canadian oil and mineral businessman and a diplomat who served as Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations. Strong had his start as an entrepreneur in the Alberta oil patch and was President of Power Corporation of Canada until 1966. In the early 1970s he was Secretary General of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment and then became the first executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme. He returned to Canada to become Chief Executive Officer of Petro-Canada from 1976 to 1978. He headed Ontario Hydro, one of North America's largest power utilities, was national president and chairman of the Extension Committee of the World Alliance of YMCAs, and headed American Water Development Incorporated. He served as a commissioner of the World Commission on Environment and Development in 1986 and was recognised by the International Union for Conservation of Nature as a leader in the international environmental movement. He was President of the Council of the University for Peace from 1998 to 2006. More recently Strong was an active honorary professor at Peking University and honorary chairman of its Environmental Foundation. He was chairman of the advisory board for the Institute for Research on Security and Sustainability for Northeast Asia. He died at the age of 86 in 2015. (en)
  • موريس فريدريك سترونج (أبريل 29, 1929 – نوفمبر 27, 2015) رجل أعمال نفط ومعادن ودوبلوماسي كندي. موريس بدأ حياته المهنية في حقل النفط ألبرتا وكان رئيس شركة الطاقة الكندية حتى 1966. في بداية السبعينيات كان الوكيل العام لمؤتمر الأمم المتحدة لبيئة الإنسان ومن بعدها اصبح المدير التنفيذي لبرنامج الأمم المتحدة للبيئة. عاد إلى كندا ليصبح المدير التنفيذي لبترو-كندا من 1976 حتى 1978. ترأس أونتاريو المائية واحدة من أكبر منشئات الطاقة لأمريكا الشمالية. (ar)
  • Pour les articles homonymes, voir Strong. Maurice Strong (29 avril 1929 à Oak Lake, Manitoba, Canada - 28 novembre 2015) est un homme d'affaires et un homme politique canadien. (fr)
  • Maurice F. Strong, PC, CC, OM, FRSC (* 29. April 1929 in Oak Lake, Manitoba; † 27. November 2015 in Ottawa, Ontario) war ein kanadischer Unternehmer und Ministerialdirektor. Anfang der 1970er Jahre war er Generalsekretär der Konferenz der Vereinten Nationen über die Umwelt des Menschen, bevor er 1972 erster Generaldirektor des Umweltprogramms der Vereinten Nationen wurde. Anschließend wechselte er in die Privatwirtschaft und wurde zum Vorstandsvorsitzenden von Petro-Canada ernannt, wo er von 1976 bis 1978 tätig war. Danach war er Chef des Stromkonzerns Ontario Hydro und des Wasserversorgungsunternehmens American Water Development Incorporated. Strong war Ehrenprofessor an der Universität Peking und Ehrenvorsitzender ihrer Umweltstiftung, ferner Vorsitzender des Beratungsgremiums des Instituts für Forschung und Sicherheit und Nachhaltigkeit für Nordostasien. Strong wurde als führende Figur in der internationalen Umweltbewegung angesehen. Er war Präsident des Rats der Vereinten Nationen für die University for Peace (Friedensuniversität) von 1998 bis 2006. (de)
  • Maurice F. Strong (Oak Lake, 29 april 1929 – 28 november 2015) was een Canadees zakenman en diplomaat. Tot en met de jaren zestig was hij grootondernemer in de energiesector en ook daarna ondernam hij nog verschillende zakelijke initiatieven. Verder zette hij de milieuproblematiek wereldwijd op de kaart en was hij de eerste voorzitter van het VN-Milieuprogramma (UNEP). Hij was jarenlang voorzitter van het World Economic Forum en was adviseur voor de top van de Verenigde Naties en de Wereldbank. (nl)
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  • موريس فريدريك سترونج (أبريل 29, 1929 – نوفمبر 27, 2015) رجل أعمال نفط ومعادن ودوبلوماسي كندي. موريس بدأ حياته المهنية في حقل النفط ألبرتا وكان رئيس شركة الطاقة الكندية حتى 1966. في بداية السبعينيات كان الوكيل العام لمؤتمر الأمم المتحدة لبيئة الإنسان ومن بعدها اصبح المدير التنفيذي لبرنامج الأمم المتحدة للبيئة. عاد إلى كندا ليصبح المدير التنفيذي لبترو-كندا من 1976 حتى 1978. ترأس أونتاريو المائية واحدة من أكبر منشئات الطاقة لأمريكا الشمالية. (ar)
  • Pour les articles homonymes, voir Strong. Maurice Strong (29 avril 1929 à Oak Lake, Manitoba, Canada - 28 novembre 2015) est un homme d'affaires et un homme politique canadien. (fr)
  • Maurice F. Strong (Oak Lake, 29 april 1929 – 28 november 2015) was een Canadees zakenman en diplomaat. Tot en met de jaren zestig was hij grootondernemer in de energiesector en ook daarna ondernam hij nog verschillende zakelijke initiatieven. Verder zette hij de milieuproblematiek wereldwijd op de kaart en was hij de eerste voorzitter van het VN-Milieuprogramma (UNEP). Hij was jarenlang voorzitter van het World Economic Forum en was adviseur voor de top van de Verenigde Naties en de Wereldbank. (nl)
  • Maurice Frederick Strong, PC, CC, OM, FRSC, FRS, FRAIC (April 29, 1929 – November 27, 2015) was a Canadian oil and mineral businessman and a diplomat who served as Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations. He was President of the Council of the University for Peace from 1998 to 2006. More recently Strong was an active honorary professor at Peking University and honorary chairman of its Environmental Foundation. He was chairman of the advisory board for the Institute for Research on Security and Sustainability for Northeast Asia. He died at the age of 86 in 2015. (en)
  • Maurice F. Strong, PC, CC, OM, FRSC (* 29. April 1929 in Oak Lake, Manitoba; † 27. November 2015 in Ottawa, Ontario) war ein kanadischer Unternehmer und Ministerialdirektor. Anfang der 1970er Jahre war er Generalsekretär der Konferenz der Vereinten Nationen über die Umwelt des Menschen, bevor er 1972 erster Generaldirektor des Umweltprogramms der Vereinten Nationen wurde. Anschließend wechselte er in die Privatwirtschaft und wurde zum Vorstandsvorsitzenden von Petro-Canada ernannt, wo er von 1976 bis 1978 tätig war. Danach war er Chef des Stromkonzerns Ontario Hydro und des Wasserversorgungsunternehmens American Water Development Incorporated. (de)
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