ERIC Number: ED180465
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Apr-18
Reference Count: N/A
Intergovernmental Conference on Scientific and Technological Information for Development. UNISIST II, Paris, 28 May-1 June 1979. Main Working Document.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Prepared for conference participants, this document is comprised of three parts: (1) Part A reviews the achievements since the UNISIST Intergovernmental Conference of 1971 and provides background information for their assessment; (2) Part B deals with the general problem of the flow and utilization of scientific and technological information and its role in development; and (3) Part C sets out ideas and suggestions that could facilitate the shaping of strategies for future action at the national, regional, and international levels, and underlines some of the main issues. Provided at the beginning of the document is an Executive Summary, intended to assist the conference in focusing its discussion on the main concepts and issues raised. Appended are a glossary of terms and a table defining acronyms. (Author/JD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).