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COMSATS-UNESCO-TIB training on ‘Industrial Synthetic Biotechnology’ Concludes

Young scientists receive training on ‘Industrial Synthetic Biotechnology’ organized by COMSATS Joint Centre for Industrial Biotechnology (CCIB-TIB), China The ten-day training on ‘Industrial Synthetic Biotechnology’ concluded on 30th December 2021 after building scientific capacity of 80 scientists and scholars from 17 developing countries in various frontier technologies. The training was […]

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Inauguration of COMSATS-UNESCO-TIB Training Course on Industrial Synthetic Biotechnology

Dr. Akhtar Nazir, Executive Director COMSATS, highlights at a joint training Course in China the significance of Industrial Synthetic Biotechnology and important aspects of R&D during the Pandemic The opening ceremony of Second International Training Course on Industrial Synthetic Biotechnology was held on 20th December 2021. The event is being […]

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COMSATS Participates in UNOSSC Retreat “Feasibility of Compiling Asia-Pacific Regional Report on South-South Cooperation 2021”

Mr. Dominic Asante Opoku-Manu, Policy Analyst at SDGs Advisory Unit, Office of the President of Ghana, represented COMSATS at UNOSSC Retreat “Feasibility of Compiling Asia-Pacific Regional Report on South-South Cooperation 2021” Being an active partner of UNOSSC and flagbearer of South-South Cooperation, COMSATS was invited by UNOSSC for participation in […]

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COMSATS Participated in WHO/EMRO and UNESCO’s Joint Webinar on Vaccine Equity

Dr. Azeema Fareed, Principal Medical Officer & Focal Person COMSATS Telehealth Project, chaired WHO/EMRO – UNESCO webinar’s session on “Social Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic” COMSATS participated in the World Health Organization Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (WHO/EMRO) and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) joint webinar […]

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COMSATS Participation in ANSO’s School

COMSATS participated in the 2nd term of ANSO-BIDI School on ‘Innovation, Sustainable Development and Leadership Enhancement – 2021. Under a Memorandum of Understanding signed between COMSATS and the Centre for Environmental Economics of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CEE-UCAS) during 2020, the two organizations are collaborating to promote […]

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COMSATS’ Centre in Sri Lanka Holds International Symposium on Industrialization in the Post COVID-19 World

Executive Director of COMSATS participated as a Special Guest at the inaugural of the 5th Biennial Research Symposium on “Positioning Science, Technology & Research for New Normal Industrial Challenges”, organized by COMSATS’ Centre of Excellence in Sri Lanka, the Industrial Technology Institute (ITI). COMSATS’ Centre of Excellence in Sri Lanka, […]

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COMSATS-UNESCO Sign Cooperation Agreement

UNESCO approves a grant of US$ 35,000 for joint biennium programme with COMSATS; four Centres of Excellence of COMSATS in Pakistan, China and Sri Lanka will also host events under the collaboration. On November 8, 2021, an MoU was signed between COMSATS and the Pakistan National Commission for UNESCO (PNCU) […]

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COMSATS Facilitates UNOSSC in organizing Capacity Building Webinar on Digital Government and Transformation: Exploring South-South and Triangular Cooperation Innovations One of the partnerships that COMSATS has forged in recent years is with the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) to advocate for and coordinate South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC). […]

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COMSATS Observes World Mental Health Day

COMSATS Secretariat and COMSATS University Islamabad join hands to observe World Mental Health Day with workshop on “Engaging University Faculty for Mental Health Wellbeing of Youth” To observe this year’s World Mental Health Day, COMSATS in collaboration with its Centre of Excellence, COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI), Islamabad, organized a Workshop […]

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