African Academy of Sciences (AAS)
Académie africaine des sciences
1985-12-10 Trieste Italy
10 Dec 1985, Trieste (Italy), at a meeting held at the headquarters of the F-XF0440 - TWAS, at E-XF2724 - Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), when constitution was ratified. The inauguration took place on 1-2 Jun 1986, at E-XC4494 - International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE), where the Secretariat of AAS was located up to 1992 before moving to its own headquarters at Nairobi (Kenya).
Promote and foster the growth of scientific community in Africa, and stimulate and nurture the spirit of scientific discovery and technological innovation so as to serve socio-economic development and regional integration and global peace and security; stimulate, design and coordinate regional interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary scientific research, development and demonstration projects or activities of major regional interest or concern; plan, convene and coordinate science education programmes; help in developing and nurturing high-level scientific and technological manpower by identifying young talented scientists and technologists, recognizing their merit and promoting growth of their creativity; facilitate, coordinate and undertake publication of scientific progress; foster dissemination of scientific knowledge throughout the continent; facilitate contacts between scientists in Africa.
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General Assembly (every 3 years). Governing Council, consisting of Officers and 5 sub-regional representatives. Executive Committee, comprising President, Secretary-General, Treasurer, Secretary for International Affairs, 2 Vice-Presidents and 2 regional representatives appointed by the Governing Council. Officers: President, 5 Vice-Presidents (representing Eastern, Western, Northern, Southern and Central Africa), Secretary-General, Treasurer, Secretary for International Affairs, Editor-in-Chief and 5 representatives.
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