Mission Report on the ECA Representation at the Regional Forum Women Science and Technology in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 25-28 January 1999
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)Karanja, Wambui;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa.;
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This paper focuses on mission report on the ECA representation at the regional forum women science and technology in Ougadougou, Burkina Faso 25-28 January 1999. The objective of this forum, organized as prelude to the « World Conference on Science for the XXIst Century » that will take place at Budapest in June 1999, was to deal with the promotion of women in science based careers, but also the scientific and technological education of young girls, and more generally the acquisition by the majority of women of a scientific and technical culture which is essential for any real participation in economic activities and social life.