Deputy Chairman of Presidium, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Sergei Kilin takes part in 7th World Science Forum
Deputy Chairman of Presidium, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Sergei Kilin has participated in the 7th World Science Forum, which took place in Budapest on November 4-7, 2015. The forum was organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the International Council for Science (ICSU), the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), the European Academies Science Advisory Council (EASAC).
The forum is held biannually and acts as a platform to exchange experience and knowledge between science community and public. This year’s event focused on the theme “The Enabling Power of Science”. The event gathered about 900 participants from more than 100 countries. At the opening ceremony the participants were welcomed by President of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences Laszlo Lovasz and Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orban, among the speakers there were many representatives of civil society and policy-makers engaged in developing science and education policies.
Deputy Chairman of NASB Presidium took part in the forum and held negotiations on development of collaboration between the NAS of Belarus and other scientific institutions. Now an agreement for strengthening the cooperation between the NAS of Belarus and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences is being prepared.