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Event Congress of African Scientists and Policymakers

The congress will bring together Africa's leading scientists, executives and decision-makers from industry, research institutions, government and academia to discuss fundamental topics in science and technology for socio-economic development of our continent, in preparation for the 2007 Summit of Heads of States and Governments.

The conference will be based on the following themes:

  • African solutions for African challenges through science and technology (S&T);
  • growing and sustaining African human capital; and
  • creating enabling environment for S&T development.

In order to help the participants of the congress to draw lessons from other countries and compare with their situation in Africa, presentations on success stories in harnessing S&T for socio-economic development -  will be made by representatives from Brazil, China, Finland and India.


Deadline for registration: 30 September 2006

Contact information African Union Commission, Department of Human Resources, Science and Technology
Event type Conference
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Geographical coverage Egypt
Address Alexandria, Egypt
Organizer African Union Commission
Target audience International
Duration 3 days
Period [27/10/2006 - 29/10/2006]
Status Confirmed
Working language(s) ENGLISH