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Sixth Meeting of the Board of Governors of ESCWA Technology Centre

Amman, Jordan

The Sixth Meeting of the Board of Governors (BOG) of the ESCWA Technology Centre (ETC) will be held on 14 November 2016 in Amman, Jordan. The BOG includes official representatives of 16 Arab countries. The activities of ETC in 2016 will be presented before the BOG, as well as the results and recommendations of the ETC Technical Committee (TC) meeting that was held on 4 October 2016. The members of the TC for this year included 35 researchers, academics, and experts from 12 Arab Countries covering all technology areas related to ETC mandate.
During the meeting, the Board will discuss and approve the work plan and activities of ETC for 2017–2018.  The BOG Meeting will be preceded by a special workshop for the BOG members on methodologies for the “Research Impact Assessment” which will be conducted by ETC in cooperation with Qatar Foundation on 13 November 2016.

Membership of the ETC Board of Governors 2015-2018

  • Jordan: HRH Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan, President of the Royal Scientific Society
  • Bahrain: Dr. Sheikha Rana Isa Al khalifa, Assist. Under-Sec. For Arab & Afro-Asian AFF. & ORG, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Egypt: Dr. Mahmoud Sakr, President, Academy of Scientific Research and Technology
  • Iraq: Ms. Anwar Buni Director General of the International Cooperation, Ministry of Planning
  • Kuwait: Dr. Samira A.S. Omar, Director General, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research
  • Lebanon: Dr. Mouin Hamze, Secretary General, National Council for Scientific Research
  • Libya: Dr. Ibrahim Teka, Director of the General Administration of Science and Technology, Libyan Authority for Research and Science and Technology, Ministry of Planning
  • Morocco: Dr. Abdelhak Mouradi, Director of Research and Innovation, Ministry of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Executive Training
  • Oman: Dr. Obaid Al Saeedi, Director of Programs, The Research Council
  • Palestine; Mr. Mohammad Bader, Policy and Strategic Planning Department, Ministry of Telecom and Information Technology
  • Qatar: Dr. Hamad Al- Ibrahim, Executive Vice President, Research and Development, Qatar Foundation 
  • Saudi Arabia: Dr. Muteb A. Muteb, Director for Innovation & Industrial Development Institute (IIDI), Director of Saudi Chinese Centre for Technology Transfer – KACST
  • Sudan: Dr. Eisa Shater, Director of Strategic Planning, Ministry of Trade
  • Syrian Arab Republic: Dr. Mohammad Ghazi Al-Jalali, Ministry of Communications and Technology
  • United Arab Emirates: Mr. Abdullah Sultan Al Shamsi, Assistant Undersecretary for Industry Ministry of Economy
  • Yemen: Eng. Masaad Ahsan, President, National Information Centre