Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The Second Session.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The Second Session."— Presentation transcript:

1 The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Goals and Objectives of CODIST-2 Aida Opoku-Mensah Director ICT, Science & Technology Division (ISTD)/ECA

2 The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia CODIST, formerly CODI is one of the 7 subsidiary bodies of ECA Established in 1997 by the twenty-third meeting of the Conference of African Ministers responsible for Economic and Social Development and Planning It provides policy and technical guidance for the sub-programme "harnessing information for development" ISTD is responsible for implementing this sub-programme The Committee on Development Information, Science & Technology (CODIST)

3 The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Flashback to Previous Meetings  CODI I:  CODI I: “Harnessing Information for Development” Launched the CODI process  CODI II:  CODI II: “Development Information for Decision Making” Asked the question: “What information for decision making”  CODI III:  CODI III: “Information and Governance” Recommended strategies to member States and the Commission for providing information for good governance  CODI IV:  CODI IV: “Information as Economic Resource” Examined the role and impact of information as an economic resource in African economies  CODI V:  CODI V: “Employment and the Knowledge Economy” Examined the role and impact of information as an opportunity to create jobs for African economies  CODIST I:  CODIST I: ““Scientific Development, Innovation and the Knowledge Economy” Examined and investigated the nature of scientific development and innovation as a result of the KE, and set the path for the development of the ECA’s two-year programme on ICT, Science & Technology for Development

4 The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The Second Session of CODIST: "Innovation for Industrial Development in Africa"  African countries have clearly stated goals to achieve the middle income status in the next 10 to 20 years  Ambitious goal  Achieving the MDGs by 2015  Promoting innovation strategies + the application of knowledge to development  to achieve industrial development  vital step in helping African countries to attain the middle-income country status  The overall theme of CODIST II  aimed at exploring the extent to which African countries harnessed the power of innovation to enhance industrial development  the extent to which industrial development linked to the countries innovation systems  Policy makers expected to understand the significance of STI policy and strategies in enhancing industrial development

5 The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia CODIST-2 Themes  Main Theme: “Innovation for Industrial Development in Africa”  Sub-Themes: “Innovation strategies and industrial development plans” “Enabling environment, innovation and industrial development”

6 The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Objectives of CODIST-2  To provide broad-based recommendations aimed at providing an enabling environment that promotes industrial development through the power of innovation  To raise awareness on the importance of innovation in industrial development and investing in education, skills and training  To create and enhance awareness and appreciation of the effectiveness of incorporating innovation plans and strategies in the countries’ development policies and plans  To formulate new guidelines that will promote the development or strengthening innovation systems among African countries  To enhance understanding amongst policy-makers, industrialists and academia of the necessity to profoundly intensify their communication and exchange of knowledge and expertise  To propose new approaches for increasing and accelerating innovation in the industrial sector  To review progress achieved on the recommendations and actions of CODIST-1  To act as a platform for reviewing and sharing knowledge and best practices

7 The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Programme Structure  Pre-Session Workshops on 02 May  Meeting runs from May and starts with: Opening address by Mr. Abdoulie Janneh UN Under Secretary General and Executive Secretary of ECA Remarks by Representative from the Government of Ethiopia Opening panel including keynote speech on “Innovation for Africa’s Industrial Development” Three discipline-specific respondents  Daily Plenary sessions  Three Subcommittees will meet daily in parallel sessions  Special Sessions: Technology in Governments in Africa Awards (TIGA 2011) African Regional Center for Technology (ARCT) Awards for Technological innovation in the Service of Industrial Development in Africa

8 The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Plenary Sessions 02 May Afternoon Opening session 03 May Morning Election of CODIST-II Bureau and opening panel on “Innovation for Africa’s Industrial Development” 04 May Morning Enabling environment, innovation & industrial development 04 May Afternoon Innovation strategies and industrial development plans 05 May Morning Reports of sub-committees 05 May Afternoon Adoption of Report

9 The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Three Sub-Committees ICT Subcommittee Geo-information Subcommittee Science & Technology Subcommittee

10 The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ICT Sub-committee: Organization  Plenary sessions: Reporting session Session on policy and technical issues Session on new trends  Pre-Session workshops: Workshop on “Best practices in Legal and Regulatory Frameworks in Africa” Breakout Session: Workshop on "Towards an Interconnected Africa“ Workshop on “Promoting Innovation Development and Diffusion in Africa through Open Access Publishing”  Special event: The 2011 Technology in Governments in Africa (TIGA) Awards organized with the support of the Government of Finland and other partners -44 projects short-listed from Angola, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Mauritius, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia -Winners announced on 2nd May 2011

11 The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Geo-Information Sub-committee: Organization  Plenary sessions Reporting session Session on policy and technical issues Session on new trends  Pre-Session workshops “Exploiting Geospatial Data Resources for Planning in Africa” “AFREF First Computation Workshop”  Special event ICA/JAXA/GSI Workshop: Cooperation on effective development of geospatial information for improving economic infrastructure VITO-ISAC Workshop on Innovative Information Service for Agricultural Change Study

12 The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia S&T Sub-committee: Organization  Plenary sessions Reporting session Session on policy and technical issues Session on Science, technology and innovation for Industrial development strategy  Pre-Session workshops “African Technology Development and Transfer Network for Africa’s industrial development” “Meeting of Advisory Board and Technical Committee members” “African Regional Center for Technology meeting and launching of "ARCT Awards for Technological innovation in the Service of the industrial Development of Africa” “Launching the African Inter-Parliamentary Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation (AIPF-STI)

13 The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Highlights on ISTD ’ s future Focus Areas New Generation NICIs (NGN) New Generation NICIs (NGN) Global Geospatial Information Management (GGIM) Global Geospatial Information Management (GGIM) Access to Scientific Knowledge in Africa ( ASKIA) Access to Scientific Knowledge in Africa ( ASKIA) African Network for Drugs & Diagnostics Innovation (ANDI) African Network for Drugs & Diagnostics Innovation (ANDI) African Innovation Prize ECA Institutional Repository eLegislation

14 The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia New Generation NICIs (NGN)  Incorporate stronger NSDI & STI into the process  Review Development Strategies  Systematic ICT Measurement  Specific themes: Employment Creation + Street Naming  Ghana NICI-II Employment Creation + Street Naming  Ghana NICI-II Tele-innovation Centres + ICT-based service delivery leading to increase in GDP & economic growth  Rwanda NICI-III Tele-innovation Centres + ICT-based service delivery leading to increase in GDP & economic growth  Rwanda NICI-III Government of Finland

15 The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia eLegislation  Sub-regional and regional guidelines on cyberlegislation ( etransaction, cybersecurity and personal data protection)  Support to the formulation and enactment of Cyberlegislations  Capacity building to member states & RECs  Online Observatoire on Cyberlegislation  Convention on cyberlegislation (in collaboration with the AU)

16 The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia African Innovation Prize  Aims to promote innovation for Africa by Africans  Acknowledges and encourages innovators and entrepreneurs  Will be carried over a 5-year period  Five focus areas each year: Green Technology (clean energy and clean water), ICTs, Health and Food/Agriculture  Partners: African Innovation Foundation and ECA

17 The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia African Network for Drugs & Diagnostics Innovation (ANDI)  a pan-African initiative to support collaborative health product R&D and commercialization  in collaboration with WHO  ISTD/ECA is the host of ANDI

18 The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Access to Scientific Knowledge in Africa (ASKIA) DATAD/ ASKIA Service A Service BService C Digital Maps of Africa MAPS University A Media stories on African development ASKIA Federated Search Scientific Databases Data Harvester ASKIA Online Platform University B E-Journals Community Corner Members information E-forums Blog- Best practices RSS feeds Information Resources on the Internet University Theses Tools & standards WWW Reseach4Life HINARI AGORA. ASKIA OARE E-Learning E-Registries CoPs ECA IR Service B Country Specific Maps, Media, Documents ASKIA:

19 The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ECA Institutional Repository Data Management Data Management Archival Storage Archival Storage Cataloguing interface Cataloguing Metadata Export Metadata Export Dublin Core Unqualified Dublin Core Unqualified MARC21 Qualified DC/ (AGRIS AP) Qualified DC/ (AGRIS AP) Self-archiving SRO-NASRO-SASRO-EA SRO-WA ECA-HQ IR Wiki E-Collections ODS IR-Blog Search Engine Access interface UN Depository Libraries

20 The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Global Geospatial Information Management (GGIM)  What is GGIM UN’s initiative to enhance and coordinate global geospatial information management (GGIM). UN’s initiative to enhance and coordinate global geospatial information management (GGIM).  How GGIM works Setting up a formal mechanism under the UN auspices to discuss and coordinate GGIM activities and by involving Member States as the key players. Setting up a formal mechanism under the UN auspices to discuss and coordinate GGIM activities and by involving Member States as the key players. Setting up of a Committee of Experts on GGIM Setting up of a Committee of Experts on GGIM UN Forum on Global Geospatial Information Management proposed UN Forum on Global Geospatial Information Management proposed

21 The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

22 The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Thank You !


Download ppt "The Second Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology CODIST-II 2-5 May 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The Second Session."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google