World Association of Industrial and Technological Research Organizations (WAITRO)
1970-10-28 Vienna Austria
Established under the sponsorship of UNIDO, at a meeting attended by representatives of industrial research organizations, United Nations agencies and other international organizations, following a recommendation by a UNIDO Interregional Workshop and International Symposium on Industrial Development, 1967, Athens (Greece), of which the latter was attended by delegates from 79 countries. Original Constitution and By-Laws approved by the Meeting of the Founding Members, 29 Oct 1970, Vienna. By-Laws revised by 8th biennial meeting of the General Assembly, 26 Sep 1986, Århus (Denmark). Last revision of Constitution and By-Laws adopted by 20th biennial meeting of the General Assembly, 14 Oct 2010, Dubai (United Arab Emirates).
Promote and encourage cooperation among industrial and technological research and development organizations (RTOs) to contribute to sustainable developement.
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General Assembly (every 2 years, during Congress); Executive Committee; Secretariat, headed by Secretary General; Regional Focal Points (5). Representatives of UN and international agencies: UNCTAD; UNESCO (Permanent Observer); UNIDO.
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