Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators: Trends and Challenges in South Eastern Europe
The workshop entitled "Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators: Trends and Challenges in South Eastern Europe", organized by UNESCO Office Venice (BRESCE) and UNESCO Institute of Statistics (UIS) with the financial support of UNESCO and of the Italian Government, will be held from 27-31 March 2007 in Skopje (FYROM).
The Workshop aims at bringing together Ministerial officials and technical officials responsible for S&T statistics in order to: analyze recent international trends concerning STI relevant statistics and indicators and their role in science policy-making; strengthen national capacities for the production of quality STI statistics and indicators in SEE; promote close interaction between policy-makers and statistical officers; raise awareness for evidence-based S&T policy making ; share experience and foster regional co-operation among policy-makers and statistical officers from SEE countries.
ORGANIZERS : UNESCO Office in Venice (BRESCE), in cooperation with the UNESCO Institute of Statistics in Montréal (UIS, Canada); with the co-operation of OECD, UNIDO, EUROSTAT, OST.
COUNTRIES CONCERNED : Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Republic of Montenegro, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Turkey.
PARTICIPANTS : technical officials responsible for S&T statistics in the National Statistical Offices and Ministerial Officers from each of the above mentioned countries; high-level specialists (UNESCO. UIS, OECD, EUROSTAT, UNIDO, etc.)
CONTACTS : For information on the Workshop, contact Iulia Nechifor (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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