Science and Engineering Fair in Nigeria

Chemistry : all about you

UNESCO in collaboration with the University of Nigeria and the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) will organize a scientific education and Engineering week at the International Institute of Biotechnology (University of Nigeria, Nsukka) from 17 to 21 June 2013.
During the whole week, this Category 2 Centre of UNESCO will host a series of training, workshops and exhibitions. Several experts from all regions of the world will present scientific conferences in high technology and especially in m-Learning. Many partners will also attend this important event: Microsoft, Intel, Nokia and Engineers Without Borders (EWB).

Four main workshops sessions will focus on:
- Scientific m-Learning;
- Global Microscience Experiments;
- Global Water Experiment;
- Engineers Without Borders Outreach Training.

In addition to these workshops, two exhibitions will take place during this week:

- One on the topic of “Water” in collaboration with “Deyrolles pour l’avenir” and in the framework of the International Year of Water Cooperation.
- The other on ”Engineering” will be organized and supervised by young volunteers from the Engineers Without Borders (EWB).


Type of Event Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Start 17.06.2013 07:30 local time
End 21.06.2013 17:00 local time
Date to be fixed 1
Focal point Khodabux, Imteyaz
Organizer UNESCO and University of Nigeria
Contact Souad Rouabah, Tel. 8.41.41, email:
Country Nigeria
City Nsukka
Venue University of Nigeria-Nsukka
Street University of Nigeria
Permanent Delegation Contact Permanent Delegation of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to UNESCO
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants 2500
Official Website
Link 1 Science Education
Link 2 Global Microscience Experiments
Link 3 Mobile Science & Learning
Link 4 UNESCO Engineering Initiative