Information meeting on Capacity Building for Basic Sciences and Engineering

When :

from Monday 1 October, 2018
to Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Type of event :

Information Meeting with Permanent Delegations

Where :

UNESCO Headquarters, Room XI, 7, place de Fontenoy, 75007, Paris, France

Contact :

Christine A. Iskandar (

The Information Meeting will take place on 1 October 2018 and will comprise presentations, including by the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) and of the World Academy of Sciences (TWAS).

The meeting will provide an opportunity to brief Member States on UNESCO activities in Basic Sciences and Engineering and provide a comprehensive overview of UNESCO’s contribution in alignment with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

An overview on the International Basic Sciences Programme (IBSP) and the 2019 International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements (IYPT) will also be presented.

Simultaneous interpretation of the proceedings will be provided in English and French.