Co-operation and regional integration in S&T policy governance

Co-operation with the African Union/New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD):

UNESCO is contributing to Africa’s Science and Technology Consolidated Plan of Action within its African STI Policy Initiative (2008-2013) involving: an assessment of the status of S&T policy formulation in Africa; technical advice and support for national STI policy reviews; development of common African STI indicators; creation of an African STI Observatory and; the launch of a pilot science park in Africa.

South-South Co-operation in STI Policy:

UNESCO promotes South-South co-operation and knowledge-sharing on science-based economic development policies.

Examples include:

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