Published on Monday, 20 February 2017 04:26
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MOSTI Minister the Hon. Datuk Seri Panglima Wilfred Madius Tangau and Dato' Ir. (Dr.) Lee Yee Cheong attend Global Science Advisory Council (GSIAC) Meeting
3 April 2017, New Delhi, India
A group photo of GSIAC members with the Honorable Malaysian Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak
On 3 April 2017, The Hon. Datuk Seri Panglima Madius Tangau and Academician Dato’ Ir. (Dr.) Lee Yee Cheong, ISTIC Honorary Chairman attended the Global Science Advisory Council (GSIAC) 2017 Meeting in New Delhi which was chaired by the Prime Minister. Both are members of this Council.
MOSTI Minister the Hon. Datuk Seri Panglima Wilfred Madius Tangau visits NAM S&T Centre in New Delhi
2 April 2017, New Delhi, India
A group photo with the Malaysian delegation and NAM S&T Centre staff
Dato’ Ir. (Dr.) Lee Yee Cheong, ISTIC Honorary Chairman accompanied MOSTI Minister, the Honorable Datuk Seri Panglima Wilfred Madius Tangau on a working visit to the Centre for Science and Technology of the Non-Aligned Movement and other Developing Countries (NAM S & T Centre) in New Delhi. The Minister was a member of the Malaysian delegation which was on official visit to India led by the Malaysian Prime Minister.
1st International Conference on Women in Science : Women in Science without Borders (WISWB)
21-23 March, Cairo, Egypt
Dato' Dr. Sharifah Maimunah Syed Zin, Director of ISTIC delivering her presentation
Dato’ Dr. Sharifah Maimunah Syed Zin, Director of ISTIC was invited to speak at the above conference which was organised under the auspices of the Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT) and the Egyptian Young Academy for Sciences (EYAS). The conference was officiated by Dr. Mahmoud Sakr, President of ASRT. Other persons who spoke during the opening were Prof. Dr. Amal Amin of the National Research Center, Advisory Board Member of EYAS and Chair of WISWB Organising Committee, Prof. Dr. Nadia I. Zakhary, former Minister of Scientific Research Egypt, and representative of L’Oreal Egypt.
Training Workshop on Inquiry-Based Science Education (IBSE) for Science Teachers
5-9 February 2017, Khartoum, Sudan
Group photo of participants and officials
The International Science, Technology and Innovation Centre for South-South Cooperation under the auspices of UNESCO (ISTIC) was invited to conduct the above workshop by the Inter-Academy Partnership Science Education Programme (IAP SEP) as part of the major event under comprising a Science Education Policy Forum and the Annual Meeting of the IAP SEP Global Council. The workshop was officiated by H.E. Souad Abdel Razek, the Federal Minister of Education. Two facilitators from Ministry of Education Malaysia i.e. Dr. Koay Suan See and Mr. Abdul Muhaimin Osman conducted the training. Thirty five participants, comprising science educators from Sudan and Egypt attended the workshop. Of these, ten came from schools in the Kenana Sugar Company in Sudan, and one from an international school. The rest were from government schools. Participants from Egypt were from the Ministry of Education.
Public Lecture by Dr. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women
28 November 2016, Putrajaya, Malaysia
The Hon. Dato' Sri Rohani Abdul Karim, Minister of Women, Family and Community Development with Dr. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka on her right
ISTIC coordinated a public lecture by Dr. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, the UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women in collaboration with the Ministry of Women, Familyand Community Development on 28 November 2016. Dr. Mlambo-Ngcuka spoke on the topic “Can the SDGs Deliver on their promise of Gender Quality and Empowerment of Women by 2030?Exploring strategies and imperatives for making the dream a substantive reality”. The public lecture was officiated by the Hon. Dato' Sri Rohani Abdul Karim, the Minister for Women, Family and Community Development.
2016 KISTEP-ISTIC S&T Innovation Training Program for High-Level Policy Makers
26-30 September 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Dr. Mohd Mokhtar Bin Tahar, Under-Secretary of Planning Division, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) officiating the program
The 2016 KISTEP-ISTIC S&T Innovation Training Program for High Level Policy Makers was successful held at Corus Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 26-30 September 2016. This is the 8th training program organized by ISTIC and Korea Institute of S&T Evaluation and Planning (KISTEP).This training program was participated by 20 participants from 16 developing countries comprising Cambodia, Colombia, Indonesia, Egypt, Gambia, Iran, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Samoa, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda and Uzbekistan.
Training Workshop on Innovative Teaching & Learning of Science through Inquiry-Based Science Education (IBSE) for Science Teacher Trainers (Workshop II)
19-23 September 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Group photo of participants, officials and representatives of embassies
From 19-23 September 2016, 41 selected participants from developing countries comprising 8 international participants from Bangladesh, Cambodia, Kenya, Kiribati, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Uganda and 33 participants from Malaysia participated in the above workshop. This workshop held at the Quality Hotel City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia was a follow up of the first training workshop in 2015 that was held in Kuala Lumpur which was supported by the Malaysian Institute of Teacher Education (IPGM). This is the 13th training programme on IBSE organised by ISTIC in collaboration with LAMAP Foundation, France.
Training Workshop on Technopreneurship for Women in Science, Technology and Innovation
5-9 September 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The Deputy Secretary-General (Operation), Ministry of Women, Family and Community, Dato’ Wee Beng Ee delivering his closing speech
The above workshop was organised in collaboration with the NAM Institute for the Empowerment of Women (NIEW) with the support of the Islamic Scientific, Educational and Cultural Organization (ISESCO). The workshop was designed to train participants on the elements of technology-based entrepreneurship. 32 delegates from 15 countries comprising scientists and researchers from research centres and universities participated. 15 were from Malaysia. Other countries represented were Algeria, Cambodia, Egypt, Ghana, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Swaziland Tunisia and Tanzania.
International Training Programme on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Policy and Management for Developing Countries (ITPS)
8-12 August 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Dato’ Dr. Mohd Azhar bin Haji Yahaya, Secretary-General, representing Honorable Datuk Seri Panglima Madius Tangau, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) officiating the training programme
Training Workshop on Maintenance of Infrastructure
25-28 July 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Datuk Rosnah Abdul Rashid Shirlin, Deputy Minister of Works, Malaysia officiating the workshop
Training Workshop on Developing Leadership Talents of Women in Science, Technology and Innovation
18-22 July 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Associate Professor Dr. Ramzah Dambul, Deputy Secretary-General (Science) representing Honorable Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Datuk Seri Panglima Madius Tangau officiating the workshop
OECD Ministerial Meeting on the Digital Economy: Innovation, Growth and Social Prosperity
21-23 June 2016, Cancun, Mexico
ISTIC Governing Board Honorary Chair, Dato’ Ir. (Dr.) Lee Yee Cheong accompanied Malaysian Minister of Science Technology and Innovation, Dato Seri Panglima Madius Tangau to OECD Ministerial Conference on Digital Economy Cancun Mexico 21-23 June 2016.
Dato' Ir. (Dr.) Lee Yee Cheong spoke during Session on Inclusiveness and Convergence.
Hari UNESCO Malaysia 2016: “Inclusiveness”
28 May 2016, Taman Wetland, Putrajaya, Malaysia
Dato’ Seri Mahdzir Khalid, Minister of Education cum President of Malaysia National Commission for UNESCO officiating the closing event
MOSTI Minister Visits UK National STEM Learning Centre
18 May 2016, York, England
The Hon. MOSTI Minister, Dato' Seri Panglima Madius Tangau, Sir John Holman, and Dato' Ir. (Dr.) Lee Yee Cheong at York National STEM Centre
UNESCO Science Centres Coordination Meeting
15-18 May 2016, Beijing, China
Group photo of officials and participants
Training Workshop on Technopreneurship for Developing Countries
10 – 14 May 2016, Isfahan, Iran
Group photo of officials and participants
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International Conference for “Improving the Learning of Biology and Related Experimental Sciences at the K-12 School Levels”
14-15 April 2016, Santiago, Chile
Dato’ Ir. (Dr.) Lee Yee Cheong speaking at International Conference, Santiago, Chile
Visit to Ecole Cave’ E’le’mentaire & French Academy of Sciences
7 April 2016, Paris, France
MOSTI Secretary-General and delegation in the classroom
ISTIC One-Day Event on "Embracing the Future: Improving Quality of Science Instruction in Schools"
5 April 2016, UNESCO HQ, Paris, France
From left to right: ISTIC Governing Board Chair, Dato’ Ir. (Dr.) Lee Yee Cheong; Minister of Education Malaysia, Dato’ Seri Mahdzir Khalid; UNESCO Director-General H.E. Irina Bokova, Secretary-General of Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation Malaysia, Dato’ Seri Dr. Noorul Ainur Mohd. Nur, President of LAMAP Fondation, Prof. Daniel Rouan.
Seychelles Young Leadership Programme Visit
26 March 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Dinner with MOSTI Minister, the Hon. Datuk Seri Panglima Madius Tangau and Young Leaders Delegation Seychelles
UN Broadband Commission Meeting
13 March 2016, Dubai
UN Broadband Commission Meeting, 13 March 2016, Dubai
A Workshop on Building an Integrated STI Governance System for Seychelles
11 March 2016, Seychelles
Signing of ISTIC-NISTI MOU, 11 March 2016, Seychelles
InterAcademy Panel (IAP) General Assembly
2 March 2016, Hermanus, South Africa
IAP General Assembly in session
Chair of ISTIC Governing Board, Dato Ir. (Dr.) Lee Yee Cheong attended the triennial InterAcademy Panel (IAP) General Assembly on 2 March 2016 in Hermanus, South Africa and presented his report on the IAP Science Education Program (SEP). Dato Lee is the Chair of IAP SEP Global Council. He highlighted IAP SEP's 2016 initiatives together with ISTIC:
- One Day Event in UNESCO Paris on IBSE 5 April 2016.
- Four IBSE Workshops in ECO countries namely Turkey, Iran, Azerbaijan and Pakistan.
- Students as Agents of Change against Spread of Mosquitoes in Latin America.
- Three Programs in China under the "One Belt One Road" Initiatives.
- Activate the Education and Capacity Building provisions of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA).
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