Furthering Scientific Progress in Iran

31 January 2002

The Islamic Republic of Iran has announced the establishment a National Council for Scientific Progress in Iran 2020 (NCSPI) for the future planning of science and technology during the coming twenty years. The Councilís goal is to provide a scientific approach to meeting demands for the development of the State, the extension of science and technology in response to social needs and world peace, and to implement the WCS Science Agenda. (More)

The NCSPI will be a lead body for co-operation amongst governmental administrators and managers, scientists and experts, and will conduct an annual study on the situation and progress in the scientific development of the state. Results will be presented to the public, especially students, faculty members and research and scientific institutions, in the form of a report to be made widely available.

For further information contact Permanent Delegation for UNESCO of the Islamic Republic of Iran,
Tel: (0033) 1 45 68 33 00