22 October 2009


Mr. Nagamitsu, Executive Director of The Nippon Foundation

Meets several 2009-2010 Fellows in New York on the occasion of the

2009 Fellowship Selection Committee Meeting held at the

Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea



From the left:
Mr. Tarassenko (Director of DOALOS, SELCOM Chairman),

Mr. Costa-Alegre (Sao Tome, 2009-2010 Fellow), Mr. Curiel (Venezuela, 2009-2010 Fellow),
Ms. Solofoa (Samoa, 2009-2010 Fellow), Ms. Hosanee (Mauritius, 2009-2010 Fellow),
Ms. Iteraera (Kiribati, 2009-2010 Fellow), Ms. Moseley (Barbados 2009-2010 Fellow),
Mr. Nagamitsu (Executive Director of The Nippon foundation, SELCOM Member),
Mr. Rudi (Personnel Officer of TCMS/DESA, SELCOM Member)
taking the picture: Mr. Bailet (Programme Adviser with DOALOS, SELCOM Secretary)


The Fellows introduced themselves to Mr. Nagamitsu and provided a brief overview of their Fellowship research programmes.
Ms. Solofa (Samoa) thanked The Nippon Foundation and the United Nations on behalf of the 2009-2010 Fellows and

underlined the importance of the Programme’s contribution to the development of capacity in developing States,
as well as the continued engagement of the Fellows once they complete the Programme.