UNDP convenes various participants every Premium Friday to galvanize discussion on African Development leading to TICAD 7. With a theme "Moving Forward with STI into Africa", AFRI-CONVERSE #5 shares views of African and Japanese experts and entrepreneurs towards application of STI in advancing Africa's development.
Recently UNDP jointly organized a side event with JICA and World Bank at the margin of TICAD Ministerial Meeting in the beginning of October, with a theme “Embarking STI (Science, Technology and Innovation) Open Innovation for Leapfrog Africa”, discussions regarding the potential and challenges of advancing STI.
This 5th AFRI-CONVERSE session will look to explore the application of STI in Africa, and discuss proposals regarding STI in Africa for TICAD 7.
Date: Friday, 26th October 2018 6:30pm-8:00pm
Venue: United Nations University Building (5-53-70 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo)
Program: 6:30- 7:15 pm Conversation ---> 7:15-8:00 pm - Q&A8:15 pm - Get-together by interested person with fees (about JPY 4,000, venue TBC )
Entrance : Free