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18 September 2017
News
The Islamic Development Bank and TWAS will cooperate on activities in four areas important to science and development in Islamic countries.
12 September 2017
News
The president of The Future University in Khartoum, Sudanese engineer Mustafa El Tayeb, works to build a stronger reputation for the local scientific community.
At Trieste Next, TWAS will convene experts from South and North to discuss science diplomacy for a healthy Mediterranean.
1 September 2017
News
After 14 months as a science policy executive at UNESCO, Romain Murenzi returns to a post he held for five years.
29 August 2017
News
The Nadi Al Bassar North African Center for Sight has provided care to thousands of people – and serves as a model for the South.
A rigorous, dispassionate approach to knowledge can help the world in a time of tension, says TWAS Fellow Yousef Sobouti of Iran.
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