Category Archives: Events

IAU OAD Regional Offices Meeting

3rd Face-to-Face Meeting of Regional Offices of Astronomy for Development 2-4 March 2016, South African Astronomical Observatory, Cape Town The Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD) has, at present, nine Regional Offices and Language Expertise Centers around the world. These offices work closely with the OAD in order to implement the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Strategic […]

Science Forum South Africa – 2015

Thematic Session: Astronomy for Development Wednesday, Dec 09, 11:00-12:30, CSIR Convention Center, Pretoria As the world faces a global refugee crisis; accelerating climate change; widening wealth inequality and unprecedented levels of human trafficking, what role should scientists play? This session provides a platform for critical, evidence-based debate on direct contributions to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) […]

IAU-OAD Arab Regional Office and Arabic Language Expertise Center Inauguration

The Arab Regional Office and Arabic Language Expertise Center officially joined the IAU-Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD) network this week. The inauguration, which was held in Amman, Jordan on December 02 and 03, 2015, marked the commencement of activities for the first Regional Office in the Middle East and the associated Language Expertise Center. It […]