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  • Ms Ana Cristina Amoroso das Neves
    UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development


Currently, Head of the Internet Governance Office, Chair of the CSTD (UNCTAD) and President of the Advisory Council of DNS .PT .

Previously, Advisor to the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education (DEC19-MAR22), while Executive Coordinator PERIN (Portugal in Europe Research and Innovation Network).

Former Director, Department of Information Society, Science and Technology Foundation, responsible for the coordination of Information Society under the competences of the Foundation for Science and Technology, I.P..

Former expert, invited by the European Commission, to the Horizon2020 (H2020) Advisory Groups (AG) on Future & Emerging Technologies, International Cooperation and Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials.

Former PT delegate, Future Internet Forum, and Digital ERA Forum. PT delegate to: OECD WPMADE; ITU Council Working Groups on WSIS & International Internet-related public policy issues; From 2011-2016, served as a member of the Multi-stakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) of the UN Internet Governance Forum (IGF).

Former Head of International Affairs, Knowledge Society Agency (UMIC). Former Vice-Chair of the EU Strategic Forum for International Cooperation on Science & Technology and Chair of its Task Force.

Counselor S&T, Space, Education &Information Society @ Permanent Representation of PT to the EU in Brussels 2002-2008. During the PT Presidency of the Council of the EU in 2007, she chaired the Research WP, Joint Atomics Questions-Research WP, WP on The European Institute of Innovation and Technology, Education Committee (Higher Education) and Telecom/Information Society WP (INFSO).

Advisor on International Affairs to the Minister of S&T (1997-2002).