The office organized, with the Jordanian Astronomical Society (JAS), the Arab Union for Astronomy and Space Science (AUASS) and some other Jordanian & Arab institutions, several public lectures, seminars, and courses via Zoom
Dr.Solomon Belay, previous Director of Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute, was elected as an IAU vice president and Dr. Mirjana Povic from ESSTI as a member of special nominating committee from East Africa.
Ethiopian Space kids club summer camp was held from 15 July to 26 August. lead and supervised by East African Office.
The office, together with ESSTI, is coordinating and organizing ‘The belt and road youth space maker camp 2021’ and ‘NASA space app challenge.
Several presentations made by PLOAD at the European Astronomical Society Annual meeting – “Astronomy for Development” by Gustavo Rojas and Sara Anjos and “Astronomy in Brazil: is science racialized?” by Alan Brito
NARIT, as the hub of SEA-ROAD, co-organized with the Institute Technology od Bandung (ITB), Indonesia the International Virtual Conference (IVC) on “Astro-statistics and Machine Learning” during 2-13 August 2021.
A webinar on the title of “The History of Southeast Asian Astronomy (focused on Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand)”, which was organized by the National Planetarium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
SEA-ROAD also acts, currently, as a node for creating an “IAU Pro-Am Relations Program” in the Southeast Asia region which aims to link some joint astronomical activities between professional and amateur astronomers