Information meeting on Capacity Building for Basic Sciences and Engineering

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The Information Meeting will take place on 1 October 2018 and will comprise presentations, including by the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) and of the World Academy of Sciences (TWAS).

The meeting will provide an opportunity to brief Member States on UNESCO activities in Basic Sciences and Engineering and provide a comprehensive overview of UNESCO’s contribution in alignment with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

An overview on the International Basic Sciences Programme (IBSP) and the 2019 International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements (IYPT) will also be presented.

Simultaneous interpretation of the proceedings will be provided in English and French.


Type of Event Information Meeting with Permanent Delegations
Start 01.10.2018 11:00 local time
End 01.10.2018 13:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Zebaze Kana, Martiale
Organizer SC/PCB/CB
Contact Christine A. Iskandar (
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters
Street 7, place de Fontenoy
Room Room XI
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French
Estimated number of participants 100
Official Website
Link 1 Basic Science and Engineering (BSE)
Link 2 IYPT 2019
Link 3 Sustainability Science
Link 4 Sustainability Science