26.08.2005 -

V International Conference of Young Scientists "Young Scientists, Science and Technology for Sustainable Development: Problems and New Solutions"

29 June – 3 July the V International Conference of Young Scientists “Young scientists, Science and Technology for Sustainable Development: Problems and New Solutions” took place in Moscow, Russia.

29 June – 3 July the V International Conference of Young Scientists “Young scientists, Science and Technology for Sustainable Development: Problems and New Solutions” took place in Moscow, Russia.

The conference was organized and supported by the following organizations: National Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO; Ministry of Education and Science of Russia; The Government of Moscow; International Centre of Educational Systems (ICES), which is the National Center of UNESCO International Project on Technical and Vocational Education (UNEVOC); the Moscow State Industrial University (MSIU); UNESCO/ICES International Chair-Networks “Transfer of Technologies for Sustainable Development (TTSD)” and “Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)”; Open Joint-Stock Company the State Joint-Company “All-Russia Exhibition Centre”, UNESCO Headquarters, the UNESCO Moscow Office and other interested organizations. Concurrently with the conference the 5th All-Russia Exhibition “Scientific and Technical Creativity of the Youth (NTTM-2005)” was conducted.

Mr. Walter Erdelen, Assistant Director-General for the Natural Sciences, UNESCO, and Mr. Philippe Queau, the Director of the UNESCO Moscow Office, sent their addresses to the conference.

The main goal of the Conference was to consolidate the efforts of the youth to promote the sustainable developmentand  and to hold a constructive national and international discussion with a view of  demonstrating the best achievements of the creative youth. The following aims are to be achieved as a result of these activities:

- motivate the youth to develop and apply environmental, informative, social, resources saving and non-waste technologies in all fields of economy;
- to promote the development of existing scientific schools and establishment of the new ones;
- to contribute to the development and enhancement of cooperation and exchange of information among the interested countries and the participants of the Conference as well as to elaborate proposals on future cooperation in personnel training, scientific research, development and innovations;
- to define possibilities for the enhancement of the participation of young scientists in solving the problems of sustainable development, environmental safety and other scientific, technological and educational issues.

The conference sessions covered the following thematic areas:

1. Advanced technologies and materials.
2. Engineering.
3. Mathematical modeling of phenomena and processes. Communication technologies.
4. Creative education in engineering, innovative and informational technologies.
5. Integration of education, science and production.
6. Environmental protection, economics, and innovative technologies for the wise use of natural resources. Ecological safety as the prerequisite for sustainable development.
7. Topical problems of human development and social transformation.
8. The youth labour market: assistance in carrier building. Social responsibility of business. Human resources management.

The conference resulted in the resolution containing the conclusions reached by the participants of the conference and their recommendations to governments, state and public organizations and specialists of the CIS countries on the improvement of policies in the field of sciences and scientific education.




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