Building a culture of science in the Middle East
- Cross-cutting themes relate to peace, governance and a culture of science
- Despite advances in gender issues, cultural and social roles are still barriers
- Main S&T priorities were around basic needs such as health and food security
Topics discussed included creating the right environment for science and innovation, and how best to ensure the dissemination and uptake of evidence and research results for equitable development and poverty reduction. Participants also helped generate insights into emerging trends and capacity building needs within their areas of specialisation.
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