Sunday, January 13, 2008

Science and technology for the well-being of all

Within the framework of UNESCO's 60th anniversary celebrations, a 60 minute presentation on Science and Technology for Development highlighted the use of small technology and renewable energies in poverty reduction and sustainable development and presented an outstanding example in the Sahel.

The Session was complied of an introduction was followed by the three presentations:
  • Small is Working by Tony Marjoram, responsible for engineering sciences in UNESCO's Basic and Engineering Sciences Division;
  • Renewable Energies for Sustainable Development by Osman Benchikh, responsible for energy and renewable energy in UNESCO's Basic and Engineering Sciences Division;
  • The Sahel project - an example of using science and technology for development by Ms Chifa Tekaya, responsible for coordinating the Cross-Cutting Theme programme on poverty reduction in UNESCO's Social and Human Sciences Sector.


Marilyn said...

Nice blog. Keep up the good work. Cheers:-)

John Daly said...

Thanks for the kind words Marilyn!

I find it easy to keep interested in UNESCO and its complex and important programs. I hope that interest comes through in the blogs.