PARIS, June 24 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Adam Al-Mulla stressed the importance of exchanging Arab and regional expertise in science diplomacy.
He made the remark to KUNA following his participation in a UNESCO conference entitled: "New Horizons for Science Diplomacy", on Friday, organized in the framework of the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
Al-Mulla said that the conference was an opportunity for the participants to explore and learn "interactively" the most pressing issues in science diplomacy, tools and possible solutions, with experts of important bodies like UNESCO and the European Union (EU) attending.
He stressed that through his participation, he referred to the vital role Kuwait plays through effective initiatives and activities, and its efforts to enhance international cooperation and ensure continuing education.
He also pointed to the fourth goal of the sustainable development goals related to education until 2030, which is part of the United Nations initiative.
The InsSciDE projectآ’s Concluding Conference showcases more than four years of work, address ongoing transformations in science and diplomacy, and look to the future with the EU Science Diplomacy Alliance.
InsSciDE (Inventing a shared Science Diplomacy for Europe) is a Horizon 2020 project centered on historical research on science diplomacy. The project has developed a range of resources to support European science diplomacy theory and strategy and to facilitate policy action and training programs, to be displayed at the event. (end)