United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology (CODIST) Meeting
- 2 to 5 May 2011 at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Theme: Innovation for Africa’s industrial development
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has
announced that it is
organizing the second session of the Committee on Development
Information, Science and Technology (CODIST) from 2 to 5 may 2011 at
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on the theme: Innovation for Africa’s industrial
The role of CODIST is to review challenges and issues pertaining to the ICT, Science, Technology and Innovation (STI), Geo-Information as well as Libraries and Information Services sectors; formulate policies and strategies to address Africa’s development challenges; and determine priorities to be reflected in the work programme of the ICT, Science and Technology Division of ECA.
CODIST-II aims to bring together Member States delegates in the field of the ICT, Science, Technology and Innovation (STI), Geo-Information as well as Libraries and Information Services and other experts to explore the extent to which African countries have harnessed innovation to enhance industrial development on the continent, and to advise the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in these areas.
CODIST-II will also review progress made by the Commission and member States towards implementing the recommendations of CODIST-I.
Who should attend?
These are persons designated and sponsored by a Member State to represent and speak on the member State’s behalf.
States that are, not
members of the Commission, intergovernmental organizations, academic
institutions and research centres, agencies of the United Nations and
non-governmental organizations, stakeholders, experts in any substantive
field (ICT, Geo-information, science and technology, libraries and
Information Services) within CODIST’s purview who are not official
delegates are cordially invited to participate as observers.
Persons, organizations, or corporate entities that have
products, services, or information to exhibit and are invited to attend
Additional information is available on : www.uneca.org/codist
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