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Nairobi Declaration

The 1st Africa Forum on STI was held April 1-3, 2012. It included a two-day experts’ meeting (April 1-2, 2012) and a Ministerial Meeting (April 3rd, 2012). A major outcome of the Forum was the Nairobi Ministerial Declaration, which the Ministers issued on April 3rd, at the end of the Ministerial Conference.

Download the full Ministerial Declaration

Meeting documents

Powerpoint Presentations

Day 1

Human Capital Development and Inclusive Growth

Saul Hahn download
THE PAN AFRICAN UNIVERSITY MODEL
Beatrice Khamati Njenga
Head, Education Division
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HOW CAN WE ENSURE THAT STEM GRADUATES HAVE THE SKILLS REQUIRED BY LABOR MARKETS? Dr. Boukary Savadogo, AfDB download
Moving Up The E&E Value Chain
Chris Tan, Director E&E / Innovation Performance Management & Delivery Unit, Prime Minister’s Office, MALAYSIA
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Lasting Progress Through Complex Partnership
Dan Marcek
Education Consultant
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Strenghning Teaching and learning of Mathematics and Science at Basic Level as long-term strategy of promoting STI in Africa Mr. Daniel Muraya Coordinator, Research and Development CEMASTEA / SMASE Africa Secretariat download
Link Between Building HEI and Labor Markets
Michel Bézy
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Tackling Global Challenges “Science and Technology Research Partnership
for Sustainable Development (SATREPS)”
Shig Okaya download
Centers of R&D Excellence vs. Silos of Excellence Alfred Watkins Executive Chairman Global Innovation Summit download
Setting the Stage to Usher in a New Paradigm for STI Solution Generation Opportunities for Africa in the Collaboration Era
Sara E. Farley, Chief Operating Officer
Global Knowledge Initiative
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David Strangway , PhD, FRSC, OC
FORMER PRESIDENT
University of Toronto, 
University of British Columbia, Canada 
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Promising Model for Promoting Qu Research and Education in Africa:
Regional Initiative in Science and Education ( RISE ) Model
Prof. Mohamed H.A. Hassan download
TWAS: Building STI Capacity in Africa Romain Murenzi, Executive Director, TWAS download
UNIVERSITIES FOR ALL: A NEW MODEL FOR EDUCATION AND RESEARH FOR AFRICA
O. A. Bamiro
Professor of Mechanical Engineering Faculty of Technology University of Ibadan
download

Day 2

Innovation Technology Entrepreneurship Centers (ITECs)
Alistair M Brett
Senior Consultant, The World Bank
Technology Commercialization Advisor, T2 Venture Capital
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2iE contribution to development in Africa   download
Youth Employment, Human Capital Development and Inclusive Growth
By Academician Dato Ir. (Dr.) Lee Yee Cheong, Malaysia
Chairman, Governing Board,
International Science, Technology and Innovation Centre For South-South Cooperation under the Auspices of UNESCO
(ISTIC)
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Innovation, Technology Transfer and Implementation
Matt Rainey
Director, Innovation Division, WIPO
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COMESA and its Programme on Science, Technology and Innovation
Tasara Muzorori
Senior Trade Officer, COMESA
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Silicon Valley and Beyond Lessons Learned in the Rainforest
GREG HOROWITT, 
MANAGING DIRECTOR, 
T2 VENTURE CAPITAL CO-FOUNDER, 
GLOBAL CONNECT, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
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Cultivating the Next Generation of Tech Entrepreneurs through Experiential Education
Adam Stelle COO - Startup Weekend
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CENTER FOR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND SOCIETY SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY John Kohler, Director of Social Capital Programs download
Keynote on the CPA Review Process   download
Expert Input: Review of Days 1 & 2
 
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Understanding the Key Factors of the iHub Model   download

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