TWAS-ARO 8th Annual Meeting "The Role of Science, Engineering and Technology in Achieving Sustainable Human Development in the Arab Region"
30 December 2012 - 31 December 2012
The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World's Arab Regional Office (TWAS-ARO) held its 8th Annual Meeting, 30-31 December 2012, at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina. The theme this year was The Role of Science, Engineering and Technology in Achieving Sustainable Human Development in the Arab Region.
The Meeting had preceded by an inter-disciplinary forum on sustainable human development. It intended to bring together TWAS-ARO members and young affiliates, along with other distinguished speakers, to tackle several issues related to the role of science, engineering and technology in achieving sustainable human development. It also aimed at raising the awareness to the importance of sustainable development, and identifying available alternative solutions to problems of sustainability, in the Arab Region.