Association for Science Cooperation in Asia (ASCA)

Association pour la coopération scientifique en Asie

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History

16-20 Nov 1970, Manila (Philippines), on recommendation of Association of Ministers of Science in Asia (AMSA). Policy guidelines adopted at 1st meeting, 20-24 Mar 1972, Manila; revised 12-14 Feb 1981, Indonesia and 14-17 Nov 1994, Manila.

Aims

Increase scientific and technological capability of Asian countries through mutual cooperation, so as to ensure effective utilization of resources and facilities and to achieve a high level of social and economic progress; in particular, promote and accelerate national efforts to improve agricultural productivity and industrial innovation, to develop S and T manpower and to solve problems of human environment; exchange information on scientific resources and programmes; examine means of solving priority problems on a bilateral and multilateral basis, using resources and facilities of existing agencies or by other means; provide advice, on request, to existing international and regional organizations; review progress in implementing plans and programmes to advance S and T in member economies of the region.

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Activities

Bilateral and multilateral cooperation includes: exchange of information on S and T resources and facilities and related economic, social and educational progress; projects between 2 or more members; provision of consultants, experts and research workers; provision of research and training facilities, including scientific equipment, materials and other necessary resources; provision of training in relevant fields by common agreement between host and cooperating economies.

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 0 countries
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Subjects *

  • Resources
    • Resources
  • Industry
    • Industry
  • Agriculture, Fisheries
    • Agriculture
  • Economics
    • Productivity
    • Resource Utilization
  • Technology
    • Technology
  • Environment
    • Environment
  • Science
    • Science
  • Innovative change
    • Innovation
  • Solidarity
    • Cooperation

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

D0451

Last News Received

1998
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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