06.02.2009 - UNESCO Venice Office

UNESCO consults on STI Governance in Albania

Within the framework of UNESCO support to the Government of Albania for the improvement of science, technology and innovation (STI) governance, the Director of UNESCO’s Venice office, Engelbert Ruoss, participated in a consultative meeting with Albanian stakeholders in Albania’s capital, Tirana, on 5 February 2009.

Organized by the Cabinet of the Deputy Prime-Minister of Albania, Mr Genc Pollo, the consultation focused on Albania’s national strategy for science, technology and innovation. The meeting was preceded by a technical workshop on R&D and innovation statistics and indicators on 4 February at the Ministry of Education and Science in Tirana. Both activities are part of UNESCO’s contribution to the One UN Programme in Albania.


• One UN in Albania Signature of the One UN Programme by United Nations participating Agencies and the Government of Albania (October 2007, Tirana)

•Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators: Trends and Challenges in Southeast Europe (March 2007, Skopje, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)

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