A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS) and the South Centre, Geneva, Switzerland, on September 03, 2018. The Executive Directors of these organizations, Dr. S.M. Junaid Zaidi and Dr. Carlos Correa, respectively, signed the agreement.
Under this agreement, COMSATS and South Centre will collaborate to advance South-South and Triangular Cooperation through various regional and cross-regional cooperation initiatives as well as exchange of information and technical resources among their common member states.
Furthermore, through this MoU, both parties have agreed in principle to launch and execute joint cooperative schemes and programmes in areas such as education and training, STI, policy development, climate change, sustainable and social development.