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

ED COMSATS Participates in Digital Technology Event of COP28

ED COMSATS Participates in Digital Technology Event of COP28

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 to the august gathering, Amb Zakaria introduced COMSATS as an organization created as realization of the vision of the renowned Pakistani scientist, Prof Abdus Salam. …

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ED COMSATS Meets Secretary General of Commonwealth

ED COMSATS Meets Secretary General of Commonwealth

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 a productive meeting with Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Rt Hon Patricia Janet Scotland – Baroness of Scotland. During the meeting held on December 10, …

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COMSATS@COP28 – UN High-Level Segment, Executive Director urges greater responsibility for major polluters

COMSATS@COP28 – UN High-Level Segment, Executive Director urges greater responsibility for major polluters

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 Climate Change Conference at Dubai on December 9, 2023. The Executive Director, Ambassador Dr. M. Nafees Zakaria, of the Commission on Science and Technology for …

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COMSATS Pioneers Youth-Led Environmental Movement @COP28Dubai

COMSATS Pioneers Youth-Led Environmental Movement @COP28Dubai

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 Matter for a Greener World.” The event saw participation from Global Climate Youth Leaders, hailing from over 30 countries, predominantly from the global south. The …

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COMSATS@COP28 discusses Leveraging South-South Cooperation, De-Risking Climate Security

COMSATS@COP28 discusses Leveraging South-South Cooperation, De-Risking Climate Security

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. COMSATS, an intergovernmental organization of 27 member countries, is an Observer organization of UNFCCC. Executive Director COMSATS, Ambassador Dr. M. Nafees Zakaria is participating @COP28. …

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Executive Director COMSATS Calls on Minister of Railways, Government of Pakistan

Executive Director COMSATS Calls on Minister of Railways, Government of Pakistan

Ambassador Dr. Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, Executive Director COMSATS, called on the Federal Minister for Railways, Communication and Maritime Affairs, Government of Pakistan, Mr. Asif Ashraf Tarar. The meeting was held at Mr. Tarar’s office at Ministry of Railway, Islamabad, on November 28, 2023. Matters related to mutual understanding came under discussion. Dr. Zakaria expressed pleasure …

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COMSATS inks Cooperative Agreements with DGST-KP and RIHS

COMSATS inks Cooperative Agreements with DGST-KP and RIHS

November 22, 2023. COMSATS signed two separate cooperative agreements with the Directorate General of Science and Technology, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (DGST-KP) and Rawal Institute of Health Sciences (RIHS) today to forge cooperation in areas of emerging technologies for tech-based solutions to developmental challenges. The agreement between COMSATS and DGST-KP was signed by Ambassador Dr. …

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COMSATS and FACE Sign MoU to Jointly Work Towards Food Security and Resilient Crops

COMSATS and FACE Sign MoU to Jointly Work Towards Food Security and Resilient Crops

COMSATS and the Food Security and Agriculture Center of Excellence (FACE) – Fauji Fertilizer Company (FCC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), aimed at addressing the challenges in Agriculture productivity posed by climate change and ensuring food security on 17th November 2023 at COMSATS Secretariat, Islamabad. The MoU signing ceremony was held at the premises …

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COMSATS Celebrates World Science Day for Peace and Development 2023

COMSATS Celebrates World Science Day for Peace and Development 2023

COMSATS Secretariat, in collaboration with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Pakistan, Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF), and the ECO Science Foundation (ECOSF), held a “Convention of Scientists” to commemorate the World Science Day for Peace and Development, on November 15, 2023, at the premises of PSF, Islamabad. The convention theme “Strengthening High-Quality …

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TIB-China & COMSATS organize International Forum on Biomanufacturing

TIB-China & COMSATS organize International Forum on Biomanufacturing

Tianjin Institute of Industrial Biotechnology (TIB), COMSATS, and Alliance of International Science Organization (ANSO) organized a 2-day International Forum on Innovative Development of Biomanufacturing in Tianjin, China on 9-10 Nov. 2023 from the platform of COMSATS Joint Centre for Industrial Biotechnology (CCIB). The importance of international cooperation for developing innovation and tech based biomanufacturing and …

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