Chris Llewellyn Smith is the president of the SESAME Council and was the director-general of CERN from 1994 to 1998.
SESAME, the only synchrotron in the Middle East, seeks to achieve scientific excellence, attract and retain scientists, and foster regional cooperation, while overcoming sometimes tense political relationships.
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Science & Diplomacy. ISSN 2167‑8618 (print), 2167‑8626 (online)