Suzanne Karls Member of MT Europe, OCW International & Social Impact | news item
From June 1, 2023, Suzanne Karls will become a member of Machine Translation for Europe, International and Social Impact in the Directorate-General for Higher Education, Vocational Education, Science and Editorial at the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science.
The mission in the field of international European Union concerns the effective linking of Dutch scientific research and policy with European and international developments and agreements. At the European level, this includes the strengthening of bilateral relations and the European research field, but also the commitment to the Framework Program for Research and Innovation (Horizon Europe at a cost of 96 billion euros). The other part of the mission is about increasing the social impact that is made through research and science. More benefit from knowledge open sciencea more active interaction between science and society (NEWS), and a greater focus on the valorization of knowledge and its use for the benefit of social causes and innovation.
Suzanne Carles has been a Program Manager in St Maarten since 2021 and is a member of the MT in the Temporary Work Organization in the Home Office and Kingdom Relations; Ministry where she began her career in 2001. From 2016 to 2021, Suzanne worked as Senior Project Manager and Coordinating Policy Adviser at the European Commission. In 2008 she worked for four years as a Program Consultant at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France. Suzanne studied political science at the University of North Texas, USA, and Leiden University. She also holds a master’s degree in international law from the University of London, UK.
Oscar Delnoze, OWB Director: “I am very pleased that Suzanne will strengthen our MT on these important topics. With her background in international work, she brings important knowledge and experience that will help position OWB policy firmly in a European, bilateral and multilateral context. Suzanne is a colleague with an approach Connected and has an eye for people. I look forward to working together at the MT Collective and wish her a lot of fun in her new position.”
Suzanne Carles: “I am very excited to start working for the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science. Advancing international research and science policy and increasing social impact are topical and important topics that I care about a lot. So I look forward to working with the teams, as well as the organization and the environment, on these two great missions.”
This appointment to the position of ABD came about through the general procedure for positions within the General Administrative Service. The designation and selection for this appointment was made by the Directorate General ABD and the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science. DGABD-facilitated vacancies are widely advertised and anyone can apply.
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