International Science Policy Forums
In order to create appropriate strategies for Africa, UNU-ViE offers its academic expertise in several consultation processes with multilateral and national entities from the field of research and Science and Technology, such as the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), G8, and African Ministerial Conference on Science & Technology (AMCOST).
Supporting the integration of science, technology and higher education into national science policies is the priority of the Vice Rectorate of the United Nations University in Europe (UNU-ViE) as well as advancing these themes as a driver for the socio-economic development in Sub-Sahara Africa.
Published 2010-01-21 | Updated 2010-03-16
UNU-ViE actively contributed to the seminar “Challenges and Strategies for Science Cooperation with Africa” organized by the German UNESCO Commission in Bonn, Germany, on 8 to 9 September 2009. The seminar was organized in order to create awareness about the importance of science cooperation with sub-Sahara Africa and reverse the current trend of decreased student numbers from sub-Sahara Africa at German universities. |Read more
Published 2010-01-19 | Updated 2010-03-17
UNU-ViE was invited as an international observer to t he First Meeting of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology (CODIST) on the theme “Scientific Development, Innovation and the Knowledge Economy”, was held in the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC) at the Headquarters of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in Addis Ababa, from 28th April to 1st May 2009. | Read more
Published 2010-02-26 | Updated 2010-03-16
UNU-ViE was invited as an international observer to the conference “Role of National Science Academies in the 21st Century,” which was held in Podgorica, Montenegro, on 9-12 October 2008. The event was organized by the Montenegrin Academy of Sciences under the patronage of Milo Djukanovic, Prime Minister of Montenegro. | Read more
Published 2009-10-09 | Updated 2010-03-16The section took actively part in the fourth edition of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) collaborating with UNU Headquarters and UNU-IAS in this high-level policy dialogue between African leaders and their partners and to mobilize support for African-owned development initiatives. |Read more