The idea of establishing a high-level Commission on Science and Technology for countries of the South was conceived by Pakistani Nobel Laureate, Prof. Dr. Abdus Salam, in recognition of the increasingly widening gap of scientific knowledge and economic development between the North and the South. It was realized that sustainable socio-economic development in the South cannot be achieved without building and sustaining indigenous capacities in science and technology and that the strengthening of South-South and North-South collaboration, and exchange of technical know-how, is imperative for the generation and sustenance of such capacities. Professor Salam’s enthusiasm and personal contacts motivated a number of Heads of State/Government of developing nations to join hands for the establishment of the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS).
The Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS) commemorated the International Day of Women and Girls in Science by holding a Webinar titled “Women in
President of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi, presided over a ceremony held at President Secretariat (Aiwan-e-Sadr), Islamabad, for commemoration of the 29th anniversary of the Commission on Science and Technology for
COMSATS in collaboration with the Innovation and Digital Development Agency (IDDA), Ministry of Digital Development and Transport of the Government of Azerbaijan, successfully conducted trainings for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and
COMSATS, in collaboration with the Intellectual Property Organization (IPO) Pakistan, organized a two-day training workshop on Intellectual Property Rights and Bilateral Agreements on 19-20 December 2023. The event, held at
The Executive Director COMSATS, Amb. Dr. M. Nafees Zakaria, participated in COP28 Dubai event on “Digital Technology and AI for Carbon Neutrality” at China Pavilion as Special Guest Speaker. Speaking
On sidelines of 28th Meeting of UNFCCC’s Conference of the Parties held in Dubai from Nov 30 to December 12, 2023, Executive Director COMSATS, Amb. Dr. M. Nafees Zakaria, had
The Leaders / Representatives of the UN member states and Executive Heads of IGOs made their respective policy interventions on ‘Climate Justice Diplomacy’ at the High-Level Segment of United Nations
8th December 2023. On the sidelines of COP28@Dubai, COMSATS took center stage at the Pakistan Pavilion orchestrating a dynamic and impactful focused group discussion under the theme, “Why Youth Voices
COMSATS organized an expert panel discussion on Leveraging South-South Cooperation: De-Risking Climate Security on December 5, 2023, at the UNFCCC Conference of the Parties (COP28), currently being held in Dubai.