Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS)

Category: 2020

COMSATS Secretariat > 2020

COMSATS Telehealth (CTH) Participates in Webinar on “Digital Health Challenges, Opportunities, and Solutions”

Dr. Azeema Fareed, Principal Medical Officer at COMSATS Secretariat, participated as an invited speaker in a webinar on “Digital Health Challenges, Opportunities, and Solutions” organized by CIT Health Solutions with the collaboration of Digital Lahore, on 21st December 2020. As the coordinator of COMSATS Telehealth (CTH) Programme, Dr. Fareed shared […]

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COMSATS Participates in UNOSSC’s 2020 UN Regional SSC and TrC Focal Points Network Retreat

As a regional player advocating South-South and Triangular Cooperation, COMSATS was invited to participate in United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC)’s event on 2020 UN Regional South-South and Triangular Cooperation Focal Points Network Retreat, held on 15th December 2020. Amb. (R) Fauzia Nasreen, Advisor (SDGs) at COMSATS Secretariat, shared […]

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BCSIR – Bangladesh Presents its Activity Report

The thirteenth virtual presentation session in connection with the 23rd COMSATS Coordinating Council Meeting was held on 15th December 2020, with participation of representatives from COMSATS’ Focal Ministries, Centres of Excellence and COMSATS Secretariat. During the present session, COMSATS Centre from Bangladesh – Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research […]

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Maiden Lecture of COMSATS’ Lecture Series Highlights the Significance of Co-creation for Sustainability

COMSATS has launched a Lecture Series on “South – South and Triangular cooperation for socio-economic development in the South”, to help share knowledge, experience and insights on how to effectively address the socio-economic needs of the developing countries through South-South and Triangular cooperation in science and technology. Held on 15th […]

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COMSATS’ Centres from Brazil and Sudan Shared Progress

On 8th December 2020, the 12th session of presentations was held in continuation of the 23rd Coordinating Council meeting, covering the progress of Embrapa Agrobiologia, Brazil, and Industrial Research and Consultancy Centre (IRCC), Sudan. Apart from officials of COMSATS Secretariat, the session was virtually attended by 20 representatives from Centres […]

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COMSATS Partners with TWAS for Virtual Events on Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

COMSATS partnered with the World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Young Affiliates Network (TYAN), TWAS Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Partner (TWAS SAREP), TWAS Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Partner (TWAS LACREP), TWAS Arab Regional Partner (TWAS-AREP), and Association for Computing Machinery – Women Europe (ACM-W) to organize the 2nd African Symposium […]

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Network Members in Sri Lanka and The Gambia Present Progress

The 23rd Coordinating Council meeting deliberations continued during the 11th session of virtual presentations by Centres of Excellence held on 1st December 2020. Industrial Technology Institute (ITI), Sri Lanka; and the University of The Gambia (UTG), The Gambia, made the presentations during this session. Forty participants from 13 Centers of […]

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Webinar on Energy Efficiency and Cleaner Production Practices in Industry

COMSATS Centre for Climate and Sustainability (CCCS) in collaboration with the Environment and Cleaner Production Institute (ECPI) of the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), Turkey, organized a webinar on Energy Efficiency and Cleaner Production Practices in Industry. Held on 25th November 2020, the webinar had the overarching […]

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