Capacity building for academies - Workshop Agenda, Islamabad

IAP Programmes

Capacity building for academies - Workshop Agenda, Islamabad

Islamabad, Pakistan, 16 - 17 March, 2004

Tuesday 16 March 2004

9.00-10.00 Session I: Inauguration


- Welcome Address by President of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences and Adviser to the Prime Minister on Science and Technology, Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman
- Address by IAP Co-chair, Prof. Yves Quéré
- Address by Executive Director, TWAS, Prof. M. H. Hassan
- Address by the Chief Guest
- Vote of Thanks by Prof. Khalid Mahmood Khan, S.I.

10.00-10.30 TEA/COFFEE BREAK

10.30-13.00 Session II: Proposals by Presidents of Academies or their representatives;
concerning collaborative programmes and networking (10 minutes each)

Afghanistan - Academy of Sciences of Afghanistan
Albania - Albanian Academy of Sciences
Azerbaijan - The Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan
Bangladesh - Bangladesh Academy of Sciences
Bosnia-Herzegovina - Acad. of Sciences and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Egypt - Egyptian Academy of Sciences
Indonesia - Indonesian Academy of Sciences
Iran - Academy of Sciences of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Jordan - Arab Academy of Sciences
Jordan - Islamic Academy of Sciences
Kazakhstan - National Academy of Sciences of the Rep. of Kazakhstan
Madagascar - Académie Nationale des Arts, des Lettres et des Sciences

13.00-14.00 LUNCH

14.00-16.00 Session III: Proposals by Presidents of Academies ( cont'd)

Malaysia - Akademi Sains Malaysia
Morocco - Academy of the Kingdom of Morocco
Nigeria - Nigerian Academy of Sciences
Pakistan - Pakistan Academy of Sciences
Palestine - Palestine Acad. for Science and Technology
Senegal - Senegalese Academy of Sciences
Tajikistan - Academy of Sciences of the Rep. of Tajikistan
Turkey - Turkish Academy of Sciences
Uganda -The Uganda National Academy of Sciences
Uzbekistan - Uzbekistan Academy of Sciences

16.00-16.30 TEA/COFFEE BREAK

Wednesday 17 March 2004

9.00-11.45 Session IV: General Discussion:
- Proposal to establish a Network of Academies in OIC Countries (NASIC)
- Elections of the Executive Council of NASIC
- Formulation of recommendations
- Follow up action to implement the recommendations
- Conclusion

12.00 Foreign Participants leave for PC Bhurban (Murree