Category Archives: Events

Space Awareness Workshop

International Workshop on Space Education Addressed by Ethiopian State Minister of Science and Technology His Excellency, the Ethiopian State Minister of Science and Technology, Prof. Afework Kassu addressed a gathering of officials, dignitaries, education experts and teachers from Africa and Europe on October 7, 2017 in Addis Ababa. It marked the opening of the Space […]

Data and Development

The OAD is engaging with development economists from the RESEP centre (Research on Socio-Economic Policy) at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. ReSEP is a group of researchers in the Department of Economics that has a long term research focus on issues of poverty, income distribution, social mobility, economic development and social policy.  Through a series of talks and discussions, OAD […]

MEARIM-IV (Middle East and Africa Regional IAU Meeting)

The fourth Middle East and African IAU Regional meeting (MEARIM), was jointly hosted by Entoto Observatory & Research Center(EORC) and East African Regional Office of Astronomy for Development (ROAD-IAU) from 22-25 May 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with the theme of “Exploring our Universe for the benefit of Humankind”. The aim of the meeting was to […]

OAD Regional Offices Met the Ethiopian Minister of Science and Technology

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) and the Ethiopian government signed an addendum to the agreement to host the East African Regional Office of Astronomy for Development (EA-ROAD) in Ethiopia. The agreement makes provisions for the change of the host institution from Addis Ababa University to the Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute (ESSTI), which falls […]

Science Forum South Africa 2016

The Science Forum South Africa aims To create a platform for a vibrant debate on the role of science, technology and innovation in society and To promote international science, technology and innovation partnerships.  Science Forum South Africa 2016 was held on 8-9 December at the CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria, South Africa. It was supported by the Department […]