Science and technology policy

International Co-operation to address Global Challenges - New Approaches and Governance Mechanisms for Multinational Science and Technology Co-operation

 

Wednesday, 25 March 2009

 

Workshop Chair: Klaus Matthes, Head of Division, Basic Issues, Internationalization Strategy, Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany

 

Session 1:  International S&T Co-operation to Address Global Challenges

A)  Introduction and Aims of the Workshop

 

Frieder Meyer-Krahmer, State Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany 

Pier-Carlo Padoan, Deputy Secretary-General, OECD  

 

B) Opportunities and New Approaches for Enhanced and Multinational Science and

Technology Co-operation

 

Nina Fedoroff, Science Adviser to the Secretary of State and Administrator of the Agency for International Development, United States 

Kimikazu Iwase, Deputy Director General, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Japan 

Lan Xue, Professor and Dean, School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University, China 

 

C) Status, Challenges and New Approaches to Multinational Science and Technology Co-operation

 

Doris Fischer, Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik/German Development Institute, Germany

 

Session 2:  S&T Co-operation to Address key Global Challenges: What are promising approaches and Governance Mechanisms?

A) Climate Change

 

Imraan Patel, Chief Director, Department of Science and Technology, South Africa 

Carlos Duarte, Research Professor, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Spain

 

B) Energy

 

Pieter Boot, Director of Sustainable Energy Policy and Technology, International Energy Agency, Paris

Miranda Schreurs, Free University of Berlin,  Germany


C) Global Health

 

Jane Kengeya-Kayondo, Coordinator, Strategic Alliances, Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases TDR, WHO 

Mary Moran, Director, Health Policy Division, The George Institute for International Health, Australia 

Thursday, 26 March 2009

 

Session 2 (cont'd): S&T Co-operation to Address key Global Challenges: What are promising approaches and Governance Mechanisms?

 

D) Agriculture and Food Security

 

Karim Hussein, Technical Adviser, Africa Partnership Forum, OECD

Willy De Greef, Secretary General, EuropaBio, Belgium

 

Session 3:  Promising approaches for improving Multinational S&T Co-operation and Governance

 

Iain Gillespie, Head, Science and Technology Policy Division, OECD

Klaus Matthes, Head of Division, Basic Issues, Internationalization Strategy, Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany