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SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND GENDER: AN INTERNATIONAL REPORT - 2007. Zofija Klemen-Kre k E-mail: [email protected] World Conference on Science Budapest, 1999.

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SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND GENDER: AN INTERNATIONAL REPORT - 2007

Zofija Klemen-Krek

E-mail: [email protected]


World Conference on ScienceBudapest, 1999


Preparatory Conferences in all regions on Women in science- Europe region: men and women together- quality – equality- half of the population cannot be disregarded in sustainable development - women potentials are to be fully taken into account- cooperation against competiveness


Plan of Action and Declaration-education is the human right for men and women- enable women to participate in processes of scientific and rserach work and develop teir potentials-participate in all levels of decision-making


  • importance of statistic data collection based on gender segregation in R&D like:

  • Data collection on women participation in decision-making, leading positions of institutions, departments, units, projects, parliament etc.

  • Financial grants for projects

  • Public awards, decorations


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I. Background

  • The IRSTG was a technical study

  • UNESCO coordinated an inter-institutional collaborative process

  • The IRSTG incorporated substantive, technical inputs from relevant institutions involved in science, technology and gender studies and policy worldwide.


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II. Process

  • Carry out a worldwide consultation with relevant institutions involved in science, technology and gender studies and policy, aimed at elaborating, discussing, disseminating, and following-up the IRSTG -2007

  • Draft, discuss and publish the International Report on Science, Technology and Gender -2007

  • Follow-up the IRSTG -2007: Media dissemination, regional and national presentation and discussion forums, and follow-up studies.


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IV. IRSTG OBJECTIVES:

  • Produce a solid and rigorous report based on empirical research and data. The Report aims at being both a conceptual and analytical tool, and a framework for action


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IV. IRSTG OBJECTIVES:

  • Policy recommendations focused on:- Gender in science and technology for development- Science and technology in basic human rights- Social awareness and public understanding of science, technology and gender- Education in science and technology- Scientific and technological research- Science and technology labour market- Science, technology and gender in decision-making- Information on science, technology and gender- Science, technology and gender strategies and policies


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V. IRSTG Outline

0. Introduction

  • Key issues in gender, science and technology1.1. Science and technology for political, social and economic development1.2. On gender, science and technology


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V. IRSTG Outline

1.3. Education in science and technology1.4. Scientific and technological research


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V. IRSTG Outline1.5. Science and technology labour market1.6. Information on science, technology and gender1.7. Science, technology and gender strategies and policies


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V. IRSTG Outline

  • Policy recommendations2.1. Gender in science and technology for development2.2. Education in science and technology2.3. Scientific and technological research2.4. Science and technology labour market2.5. Information on science, technology and gender2.6. Science, technology and gender strategies and policies


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V. IRSTG Outline

  • Follow-up

    3.1.Agendas for major actors in building Science, Technology and Gender EquityA. National, regional and local governmentsB. ParliamentsC. Gender national organismsD. Higher education institutions and faculties of sciences and engineeringE. R&D centresF. United Nations agenciesG. International and regional inter-governmental organizationsH. International, regional and sub regional development banksI. Multilateral and bilateral development-assistance organizationsJ. NGOsK. FoundationsL. Major companies, private and publicM. The media


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Annexes

  • Glossary: Science, Technology and Gender

  • List of Partner Institutions and other contributors

  • Acronyms

  • List of Tables, Figures and Boxes

  • Some Project profiles and studies

  • Bibliography – A selection

  • Science, Technology & Gender Statistical Annex


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Some Partner Organizations

AAAS, ANWST, CYTED, EC, ECLAC, GenTeC, ICSU,INWES, OAS, OECD, RESGEST, SIDA/SAREC, UIS, TWOWS, WFEO, GAB/WIGSAT, WISENET


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Technical Secretariat

Dr. Eduardo Martinez

S&T Studies & Strategic Planning

Science Policy and Sustainable Development Division

Natural Sciences Sector

UNESCO

1 rue Miollis

75015 Paris

France

Tel.:+(33) (0) 1-4568 4075, 4164

Fax:+(33) (0) 1-4568 5827

[email protected]


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