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Call for applications of the TWAS-CASAREP-NIAS Regional Workshop on Science Diplomacy

Jul 04, 2022

The TWAS Central and South Asia Regional Partner (TWAS-CASAREP) and TWAS are seeking candidates to participate in the regional training workshop on science diplomacy that will be held online from 12 to 16 September.

The event is organised by the TWAS Central & South Asia Regional Partner (TWAS-CASAREP) and the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bangalore, in co-partnership with Bangladesh Academy of Sciences, Nepal Academy of Science and Technology, and Uzbekistan Academy of Sciences.

The workshop will provide participants with insights into key issues in science diplomacy with a regional perspective, and aims to bring together young scientists and experts from the policymaking arena who are active in the areas of science, technology and innovation-related matters, working in South Asia and Central Asia, under a common platform and to interact with each other. Young Scientists and policymakers from Science and Technology-Lagging Countries (STLC) from other regions such as East and South‐East Asia, the Pacific, the Arab Region and Sub-Saharan Africa are also welcome to participate.

Eligible countries include:

1) All countries in South Asia and Central Asia.

2) Science & Technology-Lagging Countries (STLC). For the list of STLC countries, see:

Candidates from STLC in South Asia and Central Asia will be given priority.

For full details on how to apply for the TWAS-CASAREP-NIAS Regional Workshop, please see:

The completed application should be submitted via the online system which is accessible at

Deadline to submit applications: 31 July 2022 (midnight, IST time zone).

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