ECOSF News - 2017

STEM Education Training for Asia-Pacific Region 20-24 November 2017, Bandung- Indonesia

Workshop on Fusion of Civilizations Curriculum Design for Schools along One Belt One Road (OBOR) Countries, 7-12 Dec. 2017

The Belt and Road Teenager Maker Camp & Teacher Workshop, 17-22 Dec. 2017

Strengthening the Role of UNESCO and ECOSF to Support the Engineering Qualification and Standardization of FEIAP in Promoting South-South Cooperation for Sustainable Engineers, 21-22 Dec. 2017

Appidea2R Award Distribution Ceremony Held at MUET, Jamshoro

Conference titled "Redefining Prosperity Paths in Changing Global Economy Opportunities and Challenges for Pakistan" during 33rd Annual General Meeting of PIDE

ECOSF Co-organized with ICCBS the International Symposium-cum-Training Course on Molecular Medicine and Drug Research (MMDR-6) at Karachi Pakistan, November 6-9, 2017

ISTIC Training Workshop on Computer Science Education

Delegation of Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) and an official of Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) called upon Prof. Dr Manzoor Hussain Soomro President ECOSF on October 24, 2017

Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Message Primers for Upcoming Assessment

ECOSF supported the 21st Conference of Islamic World Academy of Sciences (IAS) on “Science, Technology and Innovation for Global Peace and Prosperity” held on 8-11, 2017 in Konya, Turkey

European Union Delegation called upon the President ECOSF on October 13, 2017

Training on “Protection Against Harassment of Women at Workplace, Act-2010” (13-15 Oct 2017 at Islamabad)

The World Teachers’ Day is being celebrated all over the world

Government of Pakistan Grants Scholarship to Afghan Students: A Welcome Move to Strengthen Cooperation between two ECO Member States

International Workshop titled “Going Global: The Symbiosis of Innovation-Led Economy” Guilan, Rasht, Iran October 14th–18th, 2017

Asian Conference on Plant Pathology 2017 (ACPP 2017), held at Jeju-South Korea September 13-16 2017

Education Innovations: Ecole 42 – a coding school in Paris with no teachers, no books and no tuition

President ECOSF pays a visit to Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan and its Institutes in Tashkent and Samarkand on 5-7 September, 2017

President ECOSF paid a visit to the Institute of Archeology of Uzbekistan in the historical city of Samarkand on September 6, 2017

President ECOSF participated in the 12th International Symposium on the Chemistry of Natural Compounds held on September 7, 2017 in Tashkent Uzbekistan

ECOSF Signs MoU with Tashkent State Agrarian University in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on September 7th, 2017 to promote cooperation in Agricultural Research in the ECO region

The 14th ASIALICS Conference concluded at Tehran with a commitment to enhance more collaboration and grow scientific exchange in the area of innovation learning and technology co-evolution

President ECOSF participated in the ASTN Round Table Meeting as one of the Founder Members of ASTN organized by KISTEP on August 28, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea

ECOSF partnered with KISTEP Korea in co-organizing the 3rd Asian Innovation Forum in Seoul, South Korea on August 29, 2017

ECOSF and SAMEO joint delegation visits Sangmoon High School in South Korea on August 30, 2017

President Soomro leads ECOSF and SAMEO delegation to meet KOFAC official for Collaboration in South Korea on August 30, 2017

Prize Distribution Ceremony of Pakistan Science club's Summer Camp 2017, August 20, 2017

President ECOSF held a virtual meeting with Smithsonian Science Education Center USA on August 22, 2017

Proposal for Strengthening of the FDSK Interactive Science Gallery in Collaboration with ICCBS and ECOSF

Summit and Expo "70 years of Development Journey" organized by the Ministry of Planning, Development and Reforms of Pakistan, 17 August 2017

ECOSF, Planning Commission and UNESCO held a joint meeting to discuss and review the initiative of establishing Infrastructure Maintenance Capacity Building Center in Pakistan under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) on August 16, 2017

President ECOSF met with delegates of Association of Public & Land-Grant Universities of U.S.A under the Patronage of Higher Education Commission of Pakistan on 11th August, 2017

President ECO Science Foundation (ECOSF) visited Ferdowsi University of Mashhad August 06, 2017

Delegation led by President ECO Science Foundation meets the President of University of Isfahan

President ECO Science Foundation visits Isfahan Mathematics House August 04, 2017

The 1st International Exhibition & Festival on New Urban Technologies (ICS 2017) in Isfahan, Iran August 4-6, 2017

ECOSF in partnership with UNESCO and PCRWR co-organized a Sub-Regional Experts Meeting on Groundwater Management on August 3-4, 2017 in Islamabad

ECOSF and KISTEP have joined together to Co-organizing a Session on “Green Innovation for Sustainable Future” in the 3rd Asian Innovation Forum on 29 August, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea

President ECOSF held a meeting with Prof. Pardhan at the Aga Khan Institute of Education Development (IED) of the Aga Khan University in Karachi

President ECOSF held a meeting with Professor M. Iqbal Chaudhary Director -ICCBS and Professor Shahina Fayyaz Director – NNRC at Karachi

Mega Summer Science Exhibition held at Sukkur IBA, July 31, 2017

2nd Meeting of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the ECO Educational Institute (ECOEI)

ECOSF in collaborating with UNESCO and PCRWR is co-organizing Sub-regional Experts Meeting on Groundwater Management on August 3-4, 2017

Regional Capacity Building Workshop on Inquiry Based Science Education (IBSE) 25-29 September 2017, Dushanbe, Tajikistan

International Workshop on “CPEC Natural Hazards Risk Assessment and Mitigation & Silk Roads Disaster Risk Reduction”


Meeting of Chinese fellows of AETDEW held in Beijing, July 04 2017

Meeting of AETDEW Team with International Cooperation Centre of OBOR Commission, July 05, 2017

The 2nd Astronomical Silk Road: International Workshop on Astronomy and Archaeoastronomy in China and Central Asia. July 6-9, 2017, Urumqi, China

President ECO Science Foundation Visits Xinjiang Astronomical Observatory in Urumqi. July 06, 2017

Prof. Dr. Manzoor H. Soomro President ECOSF has been associated Regional Editor of the Journal of Science and Technology Policy Management.

ECOSF arranged lecture of renowned scientist of France Prof. Lena at GC University Lahore and FCC-Lahore

International Forum on Science Education on July 2-5, 2017 in Beijing, China

Mr. Sameh Hussain of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) called upon the President ECO Science Foundation (ECOSF), Prof. Dr. Manzoor H. Soomro on May 31st, 2017

National Consultative Conference on HEC Vision 2025 organized by The Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan, May 29, 2017

“The Great Steppe” 2nd Social Sciences Forum Organized by International Turkic Academy (TWESCO) at Astana- Kazakhstan (May 26, 2017)

President ECO Science Foundation meets with Executive Director of International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) in Astana-Kazakhstan on May 27th 2017

President ECO Science Foundation visits National Agrarian Scientific- Educational Center of Kazakhstan May 25, 2017

2nd International Conference on Role of Young Scientists in the Development of Science, Innovation and Technology May 11-12th, 2017 held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Dato Prof. Lee Yee Cheong and Prof. Dr. Manzoor H. Soomro President ECOSF called on Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training (MFPT) on May 18th, 2017

Fifth-ICLS-KIBGE Conference on “Responsible Conduct of Science: Ethical Concerns in Medical and Pharmaceutical Practice and Research”, was held at University of Karachi, May 20-22, 2017

European Union’s GSP+ Stakeholder Outreach Workshop held in Islamabad May 16th, 2017

Twenty Fifth Anniversary of the Diplomatic Relations between Kazakhstan and Pakistan Celebrated on May 22nd 2017

High Level Forum on Inquiry Based Science Education (IBSE)-11 May 2017

Academician Dato Ir. Lee Yee Cheong from Malaysia and Prof. Manzoor H. Soomro President ECOSF met with Dr. Asma Hyder Member Social Sector of Planning Commission of Pakistan

Inaugural meeting of the Academy of Engineering and Technology of Developing World (AETDEW) held in KL Malaysia under the auspices of ISTIC, May 16, 2017

The 10th ISTIC Governing Board Meeting was held in Kuala Lumpur-Malaysia, May 15, 2017

Seminar on "International Biodiversity Day" at International Islamic University, Islamabad, 4th May, 2017

High Level Forum on Inquiry Based Science Education (IBSE)-11 May 2017 at HEC Islamabad

President ECOSF meets Mayor of Isfahan Iran on April 28th, 2017

ECOSF follows up with PITE Quetta for Implementation of IBSE in Schools of Balochistan- Pakistan

IRIS-ISTT-ECOSF-ISTIC hold joint International Workshop on “Technology-Based Entrepreneurship for Developing Countries” in Isfahan-Iran, April 25–28, 2017

Leech Farm of University of Tehran- Iran visited by ECOSF Team

2nd Balochistan Invention to Innovation Summit held in Quetta, 25-26 April 2017

ECOSF signs MoU with IRIS for collaboration in S&T Parks, Incubation Centers, Innovative and Entrepreneurial Initiatives in ECO Region

The Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Pakistan appreciates the efforts of ECOSF towards STI promotion in ECO region

President ECOSF meets the new Ambassador of Kyrgyz Republic and seeks his support for promotion of STI Initiatives of ECOSF in ECO Region

ECOSF holds a Follow-up Meeting with MSRT Officials in Tehran

ECOSF Delegation visits University of Tehran Meets the Vice President of the University on 24 April 2017

President ECOSF with his team meets the Acting Chancellor of Payame Noor University of Iran in Tehran

President ECO Science Foundation visits Sukkur IBA Community Colleges

ECOSF and UNESCO and its partners organized an International High Level Policy Forum and Workshop on “Developing the Roadmap on Engineering Qualification Standardization, Accreditation and Professional System (EQSAPS)” in Dushanbe

2017 International Conference on Innovations in Electrical Engineering and Computational Technologies (ICIEECT) 5-7 April, 2017 held at Karachi-Pakistan

International Conference/Workshop on Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine, 2-3 May 2017

UNESCO led International Workshop on Strategic Data for Reliable Models and Timely Flood Forecasts, 10 – 11 April 2017

UN Secretary-General to designate Malala Yousafzai as Messenger of Peace, April 7, 2017

International Workshop on Water Sanitation and Resource Recovery Solutions for Sustainable Development, NUST Islamabad, April 6-7 2017

Cooperation between ECOSF and Turkic Council

Panel Discussion: Why Waste Water, Rethinking Water Resource Management in Pakistan March 28th, 2017

Inaugural Ceremony of ONE-Health Research Fellowships in Pakistan, March 30, 2017

Climate Compatible Development in Pakistan - National workshop on Forging Partnerships - March 21, 2016

Launching of Mountain Protected Areas Project by UNDP with Pakistani Stakeholders - March 29, 2017

National workshop on Pakistan’s Achievement of Water Related SDGs was held at the Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) Headquarter on March 14-15 in Islamabad

World Water Day Celebrated by PCRWR, ECOSF and Partners March 20th 2017

President ECOSF visits TuWaS!- German Brand of IBSE Supported by the Industry

6th Annual “Invention to Innovation” Summit held in Lahore ECOSF among the main supporters

5th IPBES Plenary kicked off in Bonn-Germany, March 07-10, 2017

Conference on World Water Day 2017 with the theme “Why Wastewater”

ECOSF continues to strive for promotion of science education


What are the 21st-century skills every student needs?

Message from President ECOSF Prof. Dr. Manzoor Hussain Soomro on Scientist Day (March 10, 2017)

13th Summit and 22ndCouncil of Ministers (COM) Meeting of Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) Islamabad-Pakistan, February 26-28, 2017

3rd International Rehabilitation Sciences Congress and 5th National Rehabilitation Conference, organized by ISRA Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences on 25th Feb, 2017

Workshop on Science, Technology and Entrepreneurship' held on 23 February 2017

6th Invention to Innovation Summit

13th ECO Summit in Islamabad

Seminar on “Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing – Khojaly 25” Organized by the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) in collaboration with the Embassy of Azerbaijan February 21, 2017

A Symposium and Workshop on Biowaste Derived Carbons for Waste-to-Bioenergy Conversion and Water Purification, 20-23 February 2017

Children thrill in “Science Fun Mela 2017” at Lok Virsa

ECO Science Foundation (ECOSF) and Embassy of Tajikistan in Pakistan jointly organized with Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) a “Regional Dialogue on SDG 6 (Water and Sanitation)” on February 15th, 2017 at PCRWR, Islamabad

ECOSF Staff attends the 6th International Fisheries Symposium and Expo-2017

International High Level Policy Forum and Workshop on Developing the Roadmap on Engineering Qualification Standardization, Accreditation and Professional System (EQSAPS)

Probiotics: Research to Production

Second Meeting of the International Biotechnology Advisory Committee (IBAC)

Science Fun Mela for Children

Meeting of Global Council of the Inter Academy Partnership Science Education Programme (IAP SEP) held on Feb 08, 2017 at Khartoum- Sudan

4th meeting of National MAB Committee held in Islamabad-Pakistan 02 Feb, 2016

“Lahore Science Mela 2017” held successfully on 28-29 Jan 2017

IPBES, an inclusive institution? Challenging the integration of stakeholders in a science-policy interface

ECO Science Foundation and Pakistan Science Club Jointly organized Water Rocket Challenge 2017, at Karachi

President, ECOSF addresses the 9th International Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Summit – 2017 in Islamabad

1st National Workshop on IBSE in Iran for “Professional Development Programme on Inquiry Based Science Education”

ECOSF begins interaction with Business Communities of ECO Region Isfahan Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) agrees to develop cooperation with ECOSF in areas of mutual interests

Delegation of ECOSF visits Isfahan Science and Technology Town

President ECOSF amongst AETDEW Founding Fellows

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