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Co-Creating Myanmar's Science, Technology and Innovation Policy: Final Consultation Meeting

Co-Creating Myanmar's STI Policy

Final National Consultation on Myanmar’s Draft Science, Technology and Innovation Policy

VIRTUAL MEETING, MYANMAR
October, 27th (Tuesday) at 2pm MMT

The co-creation of Myanmar’s STI Policy has been guided by the Department of Research and Innovation (DRI), Ministry of Education, with the support of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). The endevour has engaged multiple stakeholders through training sessions, round table discussions and a broader national consultation.

As the process heads to its conclusion, representatives of Myanmar's National STI Council met with ESCAP and DRI to deliberate the finer details of the Draft STI Policy. The meeting was opened by H.E. Prof. Dr. Myo Thein Gyi, Union Minister for Education, and marked the culmination of months of collaborative efforts from multiple Ministries, universities and civil society organizations to design a policy that is aligned with the needs of the country, leaving no one behind.  

"The final consultation meeting will assist [policymakers] to develop the national goals for the education in sciences, human resources for STI, research policy, innovation and entrepreneurship, and academy-industry cooperation. I would like to express my sincere thanks to all, especially UNESCAP and policy experts for your kind contributions in the whole process of the Myanmar STI policy development."
- H.E. Prof. Dr. Myo Thein Gyi, Union Minister for Education, Ministry of Education 

The draft STI Policy will be adjusted based on participants' comments and translated to Myanmar language by the end of the year.

For more on the formulation of Myanmar’s National STI Policy for sustainable and inclusive development, click here.


UPDATE
The consultation has been covered by MRTV (in Burmese):

သိပ္ပံ၊ နည်းပညာနှင့် ဆန်းသစ်တီထွင်မှုဆိုင်ရာ မူဝါဒ (မူကြမ်း) အပြီးသတ် အကြံဉာဏ် ရယူဆွေးနွေးပွဲ

 

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