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  • Council of Academies of Engineering and Technological Sciences

    http://www.caets.org/

    CAETS is an independent nonpolitical, non-governmental international organization of engineering and technological sciences academies to advise governments and international organizations on technical and policy issues related to its areas of expertise. It provides an international forum for discussion and communication of engineering and technological issues of common concern.

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  • 1999 World Conference on Science UNESCO/ICSU

    http://www.unesco.org/science/wcs/index.htm

    The Conference addressed and involved national governments and institutions, educational and research establishments, members of the scientific community, the industrial sector, intergovernmental organizations (IGOs) and international scientific non-governmental organizations (NGOs), as well as the media and the general public. All stakeholders with a vested interest in science and its role in societal development were welcome as active participants in the Conference process, although participation in the Conference itself was by invitation only. A special role was played by the specialized agencies of the United Nations system, and those governmental and non-governmental bodies directly concerned with the scientific enterprise. At the Conference, policy-makers, scientists and representatives of society in general together discussed the above issues and the means of increasing the commitment to, and from, science

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  • Scidev.net

    http://www.scidev.net/

    The overall aim of the Science and Development Network (SciDev.Net) is to enhance the provision of reliable and authoritative information on science- and technology-related issues that impact on the economic and social development of developing countries. Our goal is to ensure that both individuals and organizations in the developing world are better placed to make informed decisions on these issues.

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  • Science Organizations Around the World

    http://www.nsf.gov/div/index.jsp?org=OISE

    OISE promotes the development of an integrated, Foundation-wide international strategy, and manages international programs that are innovative, catalytic, and responsive to a broad range of NSF interests. OISE supports programs to expand and enhance leading-edge international research and education opportunities for U.S. scientists and engineers, especially at the early career stage. It works to build and strengthen effective institutional partnerships throughout the global science and engineering research and education community, and it supports international collaborations in NSF's priority research areas

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  • Forum on Science and Technology for Sustainability

    http://sustainabilityscience.org

    The Forum on Science and Technology for Sustainability seeks to facilitate information exchange and discussion among the growing and diverse group of individuals, institutions, and networks engaged in the field of science and technology for sustainability. It seeks to provide access to emerging ideas, relevant activities, key documents and web sites

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  • World Federation of Engineering Organizations

    http://www.unesco.org/fmoi/

    World Federation of Engineering Organizations founded in 1968 under the auspices of the UNESCO in Paris is a non-governmental international organization that brings together National Engineering Organizations from over 90 nations and represents some 8,00,000 engineers from around the world. WFEO is the world wide leader of the engineering profession and co-operates with national and other international professional institutions in developing and applying engineering to the benefit of humanity.

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  • United Nations Environment Programme

    http://www.unep.org/

    UNEP, established in 1972, is the voice for the environment within the United Nations system. UNEP acts as a catalyst, advocate, educator and facilitator to promote the wise use and sustainable development of the global environment. To accomplish this, UNEP works with a wide range of partners, including United Nations entities, international organizations, national governments, non-governmental organizations, the private sector and civil society.

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  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

    http://www.unesco.org/new/en/unesco/

    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was founded on 16 November 1945. For this specialized United Nations agency, it is not enough to build classrooms in devastated countries or to publish scientific breakthroughs. Education, Social and Natural Science, Culture and Communication are the means to a far more ambitious goal : to build peace in the minds of men.

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  • United Nations Development Programme

    http://www.undp.org/about/

    UNDP is the UN’s global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. We are on the ground in 166 countries, working with them on their own solutions to global and national development challenges. As they develop local capacity, they draw on the people of UNDP and our wide range of partners.

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