ERIC Number: ED157719
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Science and Technology in the Development of the Arab States. Science Policy Studies and Documents, No. 41.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
This document describes the Conference of Ministers of Arab States Responsible for the Application of Science and Technology to Development (CASTARAB) which was organized by Unesco with the cooperation of the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO) and the Economic Commission for Western Asia (ECWA). The Conference took place at Rabat, Morocco, from August 16-25, 1976. This publication consists of two major parts. Part one includes the Final Report of the Conference, giving highlights of the debates and the texts of the Rabat Declaration and the recommendations adopted, together with organizational details. It also includes several annexes: (1) agenda; (2) addresses delivered at the Conference; and (3) a list of documents and participants. Part two includes the Conference's main working document (CASTARAB Recommendation number one) consisting of: (1) science and technology policies in the Arab States - present situation and future prospects; (2) projects of regional cooperation in scientific and technological research; and (3) measures to be taken for following up the decisions of the CASTARAB Conference. It also includes one annex - General Socio-economic Indicators (1972-1974). (Author/HM)
Descriptors: Arabs, Conference Reports, Developing Nations, Development, Human Resources, Natural Resources, Policy Formation, Research Needs, Science Education, Sciences, Technology
UNIPUB, Box 433, Murray Hill Station, New York, New York 10016 (Order Number ISBN-92-3-101494-3; $10.00)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Identifiers: Arab States; UNESCO