Harnessing Science, Engineering, and Medicine to Address Africa’s Challenges


Event Type
  • Mar272019
    Mar 27 2019 - Mar 28 2019 IAP/ASLP Science Policy Workshop
    The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) and the Global Young Academy / University of Pretoria’s Africa Science Leadership Program (ASLP) are collaborating on a science policy workshop to provide emerging African leaders in science with the opportunity to enrich their understanding of and ...
    Future Earth Institute
  • Nov152018
    Nov 15 2018 - Nov 16 2018 Harnessing SEM in Africa Final Working Group Meeting
    IAP-Research’s three-year project “Harnessing Science, Engineering and Medicine to Address Africa's Challenges” will conclude in early 2019 and will hold a final working group meeting in Benin, immediately following the Annual Meeting of African Science Academies (AMASA) in ...
  • Nov172017
    Nov 17 2017 - Nov 18 2017 Third Working Group Meeting
    In parallel with its sister project on global policymaking, IAP-Research’s three-year project “Harnessing SEM to address Africa’s challenges” is progressing well, as it explores how African academies can better support the implementation of the SDGs and the continental plan ...
  • Jul162017
    Jul 16 2017 - Jul 18 2017 Worldwide Meeting of Young Academies Making science "cool" again
    Robin Crewe, Peter Fritz and Tracey Elliott represented the IAP/Carnegie projects at the  3rd Worldwide Meeting of Young Academies  (WWMYA) and, preceding this, the SA Young Academy’s (SAYAS)  Annual Young Scientist Conference . These brought together more than 60 ...
  • Feb272017
    Feb 27 2017 - Feb 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 ...
  • Dec82016
    Dec 08 2016 - Dec 09 2016 Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf)
    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 and ...
    CSIR International Convention Centre
  • Nov62016
    Nov 06 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 ...
  • Sep192016
    Sep 19 2016 - Sep 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, ...
    Addis Ababa