September 19, 2016 – September 20, 2016
First Working Group Meeting
The Working Group on Harnessing Science, Engineering, and Medicine to Address Africa's Challenges met for the first time in Nairobi, Kenya on September 19-20, 2016. In a closed two-day meeting, the Working Group agreed the Terms of Reference, heard from guest speakers, ...
November 6, 2016
AMASA Learning Collaborative
The AMASA-12 Learning Collaborative Day will be a two-way process, designed to (1) raise the profile of, and (2) inform a new InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) project, Harnessing Science, Engineering and Medicine to Address Africa’s Challenges . The information gathered at the Learning ...
December 8, 2016 – December 9, 2016
South Africa Science Forum
(CSIR International Convention Centr)
The Science Forum South Africa is inspired by events such as ESOF, AAAS, and the Japan Agora. The key objectives of the Forum are:
To create a platform for a vibrant debate on the role of science, technology and innovation in society;
To promote international science, technology ...
February 27, 2017 – February 28, 2017
Second Working Group Meeting
A key objective of this project is to create opportunities for science advice in Africa, in the context of the continent's implementation of the SDGs and the AU continental plan for STI (STISA2024), and how academies in particular can play a more active role. But do we know enough to be ...