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2014 KISTEP-ISTIC S&T Innovation Training Programme for High Level Policy Makers
8-12 December 2014
Prof. Tan Sri Zakri Abdul Hamid, Science Advisor to the Prime Minister of Malaysia addressing the participants on the Experience of Malaysia S&T Development
The 2014 KISTEP-ISTIC S&T Innovation Training Program for High Level Policy Makers was successful held in Melaka, Malaysia from 8-12 December 2014. It was organized by the International Science, Technology and Innovation Centre (ISTIC) for South-South Cooperation under the auspices of UNESCO and Korea Institute of S&T Evaluation and Planning (KISTEP). This training workshop was attended by 25 participants comprising 20 participants from 17 countries outside Malaysia including IDB Member Countries and 5 participants from Malaysia.
The purpose of this program was to enhance the capabilities of high level policy makers from developing countries by presenting them the experience of Korea. This program covered topics from Korea’s nationwide science and technology (S&T) policies to techniques for P.I.E. (Planning, Investment, Evaluation) which are beneficial for S&T policy makers and give a guide to improve the developing countries’ S&T capacity. To offer a practical and comprehensive instruction, interactive workshop will be conducted during the program. Also, this program aimed to work as a new useful communication platform for relevant high level policy makers. Policy makers can meet together in one place and share together their personal experience, good practice and other useful information. And it plans to support an extensive networking scheme to deepen and extend the relationships between all participants afterwards. The training program helps the participating policy makers to enhance both their personal and their country’s R&D capabilities and competencies, and should support further development of their respective countries.
Training Workshop on Innovative Teaching & Learning of Science through Inquiry-Based Science Education (IBSE) for Teacher Trainers from Asia - Pacific Region
17-22 November 2014
Prof. Dr. Ainun Na’im, Secretary-General, Ministry of Education and Culture, Indonesia giving his closing speech
The training workshop on Innovative Teaching & Learning of Science through Inquiry-Based Science Education (IBSE) for Teacher Trainers from Asia-Pacific Region was held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia from 17-22 November 2014. It was organized by the International Science, Technology and Innovation Centre (ISTIC) for South-South Cooperation under the auspices of UNESCO in collaboration with SEAMEO Regional Centre for QITEP in Science (QITEP) in Science, SEAMEO Regional Centre for Education in Science and Mathematics (RECSAM), and La main à la pâte Foundation. This training workshop was attended by 51 participants comprising 40 participants from Indonesia and 11 participants from 4 countries outside Indonesia.
Hari UNESCO Malaysia 2014: “Our Heritage, World Heritage”
18-19 October 2014
Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Deputy Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Tan Sri Dato’ Haji Muhyiddin Haji Mohd Yassin,
officiating Hari UNESCO Malaysia 2014
The two-day Hari UNESCO Malaysia 2014 (Malaysia UNESCO Day), with the theme “Our Heritage, World Heritage”, was organised by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia (MOTAC) in collaboration with the Malaysian National Commission for UNESCO (MNCU). The event was launched in 2011 as annual event and has become a day to celebrate the leading role of Malaysia in implementing UNESCO’s global mandate. The event attracted a large audience consisting of high level Government officials, Malaysian institutions, ambassadors, UN agencies and the public.
Training Workshop on Preparing R&D Proposal and Technopreneurship for CIS Countries
13-17 October 2014
Mrs. Kussainova Lazzat, Deputy Chairman of the Science Committee under Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan giving her welcome address
Dato’ Dr. Samsudin Tugiman, Director of ISTIC giving his welcome address
Dr. Jumabekov Assanbay, President of NCSTE giving his welcome address
Representative from ISESCO, Dr. Ismail AbdelHamid, the Expert, Sciences Directorate of ISESCO addressing the participants
The International Science, Technology and Innovation Centre for South-South Cooperation under the auspices of UNESCO (ISTIC) in collaboration with the National Centre of Science and Technology Evaluation (NCSTE), Kazakhstan, Islamic Development Bank (IDB), Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) and Malaysia Technology Development Corporation (MTDC) organized the Training Workshop on Preparing R&D Proposal and Technopreneurship for CIS Countries in Astana, Kazakhstan from 13-17 October 2014. The Training Workshop which was attended by 26 participants from 12 countries was officiated by Mrs. Kussainova Lazzat, Deputy Chairman of the Science Committee under the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The President of NCSTE, Director of ISTIC and representative of ISESCO gave the welcome address at the Opening Session of the workshop. The President of NCSTE, Dr. Jumabekov Assanbay gave the closing address and also presented the certificates to all participants.
ISTIC Certified Training Programme on Science, Technology and Innovation(STI) Policy and Management for Developing Countries (ICPS)
8-15 September 2014
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Dr. Zulkifli bin Mohamed Hashim, Deputy Secretary General (Science), Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) officiating the training workshop.
The training workshop was to provide the necessary knowledge and sharing of experience to participants in ensuring that they are in a good position to face the challenges in driving socio-economic transformation through strategic management of science, technology and innovation. 27 selected participants from 18 countries attended this training and it was officiated by Dr. Zulkifli bin Mohamed Hashim, Deputy Secretary General (Science) from Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation (MOSTI) while the welcome address was given by Academician Dato’ Ir. (Dr.) Lee Yee Cheong, Chairman of ISTIC Governing Board and Dr. Maha Merezak, representative of ISESCO.
Training Workshop on Maintenance of Infrastructure
26-29 May 2014
Minister of Construction - Public Works / Chief Minister of Yangon, H.E. U Kyaw Lwin officiating the workshop.
The workshop was held at MES Building, Hlaing Universities Campus, Hlaing Township from 26 – 29 May 2014. The workshop was jointly organised by ISTIC, Myanmar Engineering Society (MES) and Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM) in collaboration with UNESCO Regional Science Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, Jakarta. The objective of the workshop was to expose participants to the latest technology and methodology for maintenance of various infrastructures in ASEAN Countries. Minister, Ministry of Construction - Public Works / Chief Minister of Yangon officiated the workshop while Academician Dato’ Ir. Lee Yee Cheong, Chairman of ISTIC Governing Board giving the introductory remark.
Training Workshop on Technopreneurship for the Caribbean
5-9 May 2014
Trinidad and Tobago
The training workshop jointly organised by ISTIC and CARISCIENCE in collaboration with CARICOM Science, Technology and Innovation Committee and USAINS was held at the Grafton Beach Resort from 5–9 May 2014. It was officiated by the Rt. Hon. Dr. Keith Mitchell, Prime Minister of Grenada and Prime Minister responsible for Science and Technology in CARICOM. Director of ISTIC Dato’ Dr Samsudin Tugiman gave the welcome address.