ECOSF News - 2020

Prof. Manzoor Soomro appointed as Distinguished Overseas Expert of China Association for Science and Technology

4th Teenager Maker Camp and Teacher Workshop begins on Nov. 9, 2020

Belt and Road STI Think Tank Cooperation Network Launched

ECOSF participated in a Webinar on Technological & Science-based Solutions to the COVID-19 Challenge

ECOSF Participated in World Teachers' Day 2020 virtually Celebrated by UNESCO

ECOSF Participated in COMSTECH Webinar on Sustainable Water Management in Developing Countries: A Case Study of Bangladesh

ECOSF participated in a Virtual Dialogue on “Transformations within reach: Resilient food systems” organized by ISC and IIASA

ECOSF participated in Launch Ceremony of the Book: "Deen e Islam Aik Mukamal Nizam-e-Hayyat, Qaid-e- Azam ka Tasawor-e-Pakistan, Jadeed Islami Falahi Riyasat ka Qayam”

ECOSF participated in the Pujiang Innovation Forum 2020

ECOSF participated in the Virtual Seminar on Future Wireless Technology and its role in supporting Green Business Model Innovation

ECOSF participated in the Virtual International Forum on Consonance of Civilizations on the Silk Road organized by International Turkic Academy (TWESCO)

ECOSF Participated in International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDRR) on 13 Oct 2020

BTBU-ECOSF Joint Training Center on Scientific, Technological and Economic Cooperation under Belt and Road Initiative Launched in Beijing

ECOSF Contributed to the Book on Communicating Science: A Global Perspective

ECOSF and IRP jointly organized the webinar Post COVID-19: Reorienting – STI Cooperation amongst the Belt and Road Countries during the Virtual Innovation Summit

ECOSF participated in the Twenty-Third Virtual Strategic Workshop (SW’20) organized by CTIF Global Capsule

Students along with their families attended more batches of Online Family STEM Summer Camps organized by ECOSF and PSC

ECOSF Participated in “Expert Consultation for SETI Support Mechanism in Asia and the Pacific Region“

ECOSF Participated in “International Conference on Sustainability Education (ICSE)-2020”

SIBAU value the collaboration and support of ECOSF for Promotion and Implementation of IBSE and Piloting of /Colleges, said by new VC during the meeting with President ECOSF

ECOSF Participated in Webinar on “Balanced Fertilizer Application in Wheat”

ECOSF Participated in a Webinar on Light and Polymers organized by COMSTECH

PRESS RELEASE: BTBU-ECOSF Joint Training Center on Scientific, Technological and Economic Cooperation under Belt and Road Initiative Launched in Beijing

Press Release - Launch of an International Book on Communicating Science A Global Perspective

Chinese Ambassador reiterates the commitment of China for the development and prosperity of Pakistan

ECOSF is amongst Board Members of the newly launched Editorial Board of Asian Research Policy (ARP) Journal based in Seoul-Korea

ECOSF hosted a webinar on “Impact of COVID-19 in ECO region & what it holds for the future of the ECO Member Countries”

ECOSF and IRIS jointly organized a webinar Science Parks and Support for Start-up Companies in COVID-19 era

4-Day Workshop organized for Capacity Building of Champions for Change (CFC) of Tharparkar, Pakistan

President ECOSF invited as a Keynote Speaker at the International Science Education Forum held virtually during Global Smart Education Conference by Beijing Normal University

ECOSF Participated in a webinar on Science Communication organized by COMSTECH

Transformation of Education System of Pakistan need of time, stressed by Experts/Educationists during the Online Roundtables on Education organized by PIDE Islamabad

Series of Online Family STEM Summer Camps being organized by ECOSF and PSC in the Era of COVID-19

3rd Meeting of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the ECO Educational Institute (ECOEI) held virtually on 12 August 2020

President ECOSF meets the Coordinator General of COMSTECH

Agriculture Policy of Pakistan discussed- Focus on Small and Medium Farms emphasized by the Experts

13th ISTIC Governing Board Meeting held virtually on 13 August 2020

President of Pakistan opened the 1st COMSTECH-MoST Showcasing of Artificial Intelligence and IoT Products and Services: AI and IoT for Pakistan

China-Pakistan Workshop- Use of Artificial Intelligence against COVID-19 held

ECOSF in collaboration with University of Isfahan Contributed to the Webinar on Higher Education’s Response & Preparation to Pandemics: Perspectives, Policy and Practice

Current Scenario of R&D on Locust Management: Pakistan Perspective, Webinar organized by the MNS University of Agriculture Multan with the support of ECOSF

High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development- Virtual Event at the United Nations: Pathways towards Universal Access to Resilient Connectivity in the LDCs and Landlocked Countries, President ECOSF joined in

President ECOSF participated in a Webinar Series on” Innovation and Entrepreneurship” jointly organized by PIDE and PIF

President ECOSF joined the Official Launch of the SDG 6 Global Acceleration Framework by the United Nations

UN DESA webinar on Partnerships against COVID-19 - building back better together to advance the 2030 Agenda

HESI Special Event: Where Next? Reimagining Further Education for the Future

ECOSF participated in a webinar on “Energy Investments and Planning" organized by PIDE

ECOSF participated in webinar on “COVID-19 and its Relationship with Nature – Build Back Better” organized by the UNESCO and WWF Pakistan

President ECOSF invited as the Guest Speaker in the Webinar of Sustainability Insight series #5, organized by UNESCO Regional Science Bureau for Asia and the Pacific

Education in a post-COVID world: Nine ideas for public action

ECOSF and YPARD organize a joint Webinar on Locust Invasion – Challenges and the Future of Food and Agriculture

ECOSF joined hands together with YPARD and other partners to co-organize the Webinar on COVID-19 and the Challenges of Global Economy

ECOSF participated in Webinar on New Normal and the Future of Education

PMAS Arid Agriculture University in Collaboration with ECOSF organized the International Biological Diversity Day 2020

President ECOSF lectures on Science Diplomacy in a Certificate Course on Contemporary Diplomacy and International Relations organized by IPDS and RIPP

ECOSF celebrated the World Environment Day 2020

Prof. Manzoor Soomro presides over the Inaugural Meeting of Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) on Agriculture of the Giga Group of Companies

ECOSF collaborated with the Mustafa Science and Technology Network to co-organize the 7th Science and Technology Exchange Program (STEP)

President ECOSF participated as an invited speaker in the Science to Enable and Empower Asia Pacific for COVID 19 response organized by the UNESCO Regional Science Bureau for Asia and the Pacific

Pakistan Society of Nematologists (PSN) meets virtually- Prof. Dr. Manzoor Hussain Soomro relinquishes the responsibilities of President PSN

ECOSF joined the Webinar entitled, “COVID-19 Epidemiology, Evidence Based Policy and Prospects for Vaccine” arranged by COMSTECH-ICCBS

ECOSF in collaboration with IRP organized a webinar on “COVID-19: Impact on Energy and Environment in Pakistan”

ECOSF participated in a webinar on “Aid, Development and the Lessons of History: Urban Reconstruction under Ayub Khan”

UN-DESA Webinar- “Strengthening Science and Technology and Addressing Inequalities in the COVID-19 era”, ECOSF also participated

UNESCO-PAS Webinar on “COVID-19 and OPEN Science” joined by ECOSF

COVID-19 How can I protect myself and others

COVID 19 in the ECO Region: Impact, Status of Healthcare and ICT infrastructure, and Response by the Member States

ECOSF participated in a Webinar on Shared Responsibility, Global Solidarity – A virtual dialogue on SDG 17 and Public Private Partnership

50 Years of Earth Day 2020 Celebrated through an International Webinar 21-23 April

IAP-SEP Global Council Annual Meeting held online; President ECOSF attended as a Member

Webinar on Smart Approaches to COVID-19 Organized by PIDE, President ECOSF attended

Online Family Summer Science Camp jointly launched by ECOSF and PSC

First World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development Celebrated!

Azerbaijan Embassy organizes a Seminar in Islamabad entitled; “Together for Peace and Humanity- End to Ethnic Cleansing and Genocide”

Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) Launches Diploma Courses in Water Quality Testing in Pakistan in collaboration with National Vocational & Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC)

Science Demos and Workshops thrilled Students/Children and Families during MLLF-2020 in Islamabad Pakistan

Prof. Soomro President ECOSF joined the National Committee of Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan to review the Programs of PMAS Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi

President ECOSF joined the Book Launch & Panel Discussion on 'Culture of Research in Pakistan' organized by Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) in collaboration with Knowledge Platform and The British Council

IPDS facilitated and hosted Informal Discussion between ECOSF, CAREC Institute and IPDS in Islamabad

Six Years of Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): Special Seminar held

President ECOSF and New Director UNESCO-Pakistan discuss Mutual Programmes

French Embassy in Pakistan honours its Counselor for Cooperation and Cultural Affairs and bids a farewell to him

2020 Edition of the Night of Ideas with the theme: “Being alive” organized by the Embassy of France at Islamabad – President ECOSF attended

President ECOSF attended the 20th Convocation of Pir Mehar Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi

ECOSF participated in the International Workshop on Sustainable Cities: Issues and Challenges of Rapid Urbanization organized by COMSTECH

President ECOSF visits the Knowledge Platform in Islamabad

ECO Science Foundation and Sukkur IBA University sign MoU for Capacity Building in STEM Education through IBSE in ECO Region

ECO Science Foundation (ECOSF) initiates Cooperation between The Dawood Foundation (TDF) and the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST)

ECO Science Foundation facilitates interaction of PSSEC with China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) for promotion of Space Science and Technology among the Youth

ECOSF organized a 5-day Capacity Building Workshop on IBSE under the framework of Belt and Road International Science Education Coordinating Committee (BRISECC)

ECOSF President joins the Meeting of Vice Chancellors and Heads of National R&D Organizations with the Minister for S&T

ECOSF co-organized the 15th National Nematological Event: “Significance of Nematode Identification for Better Crop Management”

President ECOSF and the Vice Chancellor of the University of Karachi meet on 31 Dec 2019

International Workshop on “Nanotechnology and Renewable Energy” supported by ECOSF held on November 10, 2019 at Karaj – Iran

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