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Saturday, 24 May 2014 16:05

Contact Us

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ADDRESS

Network of Academies of Sciences in Countries of the organization of Islamic conference (nasic)

Pakistan academy of sciences building,

3-constitution avenue,

g-5/2 islamabad

TELEPHONE: 092-51-9207138

FAX: 092-51-9206770

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Saturday, 24 May 2014 16:04

Activities

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The Pakistan Academy of Sciences was selected as the Secretariat of NASIC. The Executive Committee of NASIC met twice (2004, 2006) and defined its short and long term programmes which were circulated to all Network Academies through NASIC’s newsletter.

A brief summary of the activities undertaken by NASIC since 2004 is given below:

  • A functional and effective e-bulletin articulating NASIC activities is currently produced on bimonthly basis.
  • Initiated a project on Intellectual Property Rights with the Egyptian Academy of Sciences playing the key role as the lead Academy.
  • International Conference on Science & Technology sponsored by Network of Academies of Science in Countries of Organization of Islamic Conference (NASIC).
  • Organized a conference on “Science & Technology for Socioeconomic Development of OIC Member countries: Developing a Strategy and Action Plan”, Islamabad in April 2005.
  • Organized International Seminar on Strengthening Science in Africa, Islamabad, Pakistan from 19-20 February 2006.
  • NASIC hosted General Assembly and an International Seminar on “Intellectual Property and Innovation: Value Creation in the Knowledge Economy”, Islamabad in December 2006.
  • MIT courseware CDs copied and will be distributed among NASIC Member Academies.
  • Organized International Conference on the fundamental role of Science & Technology in Economic Growth and Development, Kampala, Uganda.
  • International Seminar on Biosecurity and National Capacity Building in Ummah before OIC Summit in Dakar organized by Senegalese Academy of Sciences in collaboration with NASIC.
  • NASIC organized, in collaboration with Bangladesh Academy of Sciences (BAS) an International Seminar on “Gender Participation in the Development of Science” 14-15 November, 2009 at Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • NASIC 6th Executive Committee and 5th General Assembly Meetings held on 14th December, 2009 at Concorde Hotel, SHAH ALAM, Selangor, Malaysia.
  • An International Seminar on “Alternate Sources of Energy: Prospects and Options” organized by the Network of Academies of Sciences in Islamic Countries (NASIC) in collaboration with Pakistan Academy of Sciences(PAS) on 14-15 October, 2010 at Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • The Network of Academies of Sciences in Islamic Countries organized 7thExecutive Committee&6th General Assembly meetings in conjunction with an International Seminar on “Poverty Alleviation through Sustainable Resource Management” 08-10 March, 2011 at Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • NASIC organized its 8th Executive Committee&7th General Assembly meetings in conjunction with 18th Islamic World Academy of Sciences Conference on “The Islamic World and the West: Rebuilding Bridges through Science & Technology” dated 22-24 October 2011 at Doha, Qatar.
  • The NASIC under the auspices of IAP and with the collaboration of Hassan II Academy of Science & Technology Morocco and the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) organized an International Conference on “Biodiversity in the Desert Areas: Present Status, Threats and Remediation” on 13-14 September, 2012 at Rabat, Morocco.
  • The Network of Academies of Sciences in Islamic Countries (NASIC) under the auspices of IAP and with the collaboration of Pakistan Academy of Sciences and Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) organized an International Conference on “Entrepreneurship for Young Women and Using of New Technologies: Issues and Challenges” 26th - 27th November, 2013at New Auditorium, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi.

 

Saturday, 24 May 2014 16:03

Related Links

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  • Academy of Sciences of Afghanistan (ASA)
  • Bangladesh Academy of Sciences
  • Academy of Sciences and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ANUBiH)
  • Egyptian Academy of Sciences
  • Indonesian Academy of Sciences
  • Academy of Sciences of the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Arab Academy of Sciences
  • Islamic Academy of Sciences (IAS)
  • National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Akademi Sains Malaysia
  • Nigerian Academy of Sciences
  • Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS)
  • Senegalese Academy of Sciences
  • Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan
  • The Uganda National Academy of Sciences (UNAS)
  • Palestine Academy of Sciences
  • Sudanese National Academy of Sciences
  • Hassan II Academy of Sciences and Technology
  • Academy of Sciences of Turkmenistan
  • Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan
  • The Global Network of Science Academies (IAP)
  • The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) 
  • Islamic Development Bank (IDB)       
Saturday, 24 May 2014 16:02

E-Newsletter

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The aim of publishing e-newsletter is to provide information to its members which are usually available to limited community of a specific Academy. For the networking and uplift of Science Education in the member states it was decided in short-term programmes of NASIC, that Network E-Newsletter will be published electronically on the parallel lines of IAP Newsletter         

NASIC is circulating its E-Newsletter to its Member Academies. The contents of the E-Newsletter consist of information communicated to NASIC Secretariat by various Member Academies on their ongoing and future activities.

 

Jan Feb 2017Newsletter Jan-Feb 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

NASIC Newletter Sep-Oct 2016

Newsletter Sept-Oct 2016 

March2016

Newsletter Mar-Apr 2016 

Nasic jan 16

Newsletter Jan-Feb 2016

NASIC Newletter Nov-Dec 2015Newsletter Nov-Dec 2015

           

mar-apr 15

 Newsletter Mar-Apr 2015

jan-feb 15

Newsletter Jan-Feb 2015 

nov-dec 14  Newsletter Nov-Dec 2014 

 sep-oct 14

 Newsletter Sep-Oct 2014 

 

jul-aug 14Newsletter Jul-Aug 2014 


mar-apr14Newsletter May-June 2014

mar-apr14Newsletter Mar-Apr 2014

jan-feb14 Newsletter Jan-Feb 2014 

 

 

 

 

Saturday, 24 May 2014 16:00

Management

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The governing bodies of the network are the General Assembly and the Executive Committee.

  1. The General Assembly consists of the Presidents, or their representatives, of all Academies that are Members of the Network.
  2. The General Assembly is the highest decision making body of the Network and is empowered to take decisions on all matters affecting the rules, regulations, membership, programmes and activities of the Network. Formulate the General Policy of the Network. Direct the Executive Committee to carry out any other duties it may deem necessary for attaining the objective of the Network
Saturday, 24 May 2014 15:58

Membership

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The Membership of the Network should be open to Academies of Sciences in OIC Countries, as follows:

  • Founding Members

Founding Members are those academies present at the inaugural formation of the Network at an inaugural meeting on the 17th March, 2004 in Islamabad and that had ratified their membership within two months of that date. Other Academies not present at the inaugural meeting, may become Founding Members by confirming their membership within two months of the above date.

  • The following Academies attended the meeting agreed to become the founding members of the Network:
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Bangladesh Academy of Sciences image065
Academy of Sciences and Arts of Bosnia & Herzegovina image067
Egyptian Academy of Sciences image069
Indonesian Academy of Sciences image071
Academy of Sciences of the Islamic Republic of Iran image073
Arab Academy of Sciences image074
Islamic Academy of Sciences (IAS) image091
National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan image093
Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) image077
Nigerian Academy of Sciences image079
Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS) image081
Senegalese Academy of Sciences image083
Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan image085
The Uganda National Academy of Sciences (UNAS) image087
Palestine Academy of Sciences image089
Sudanese National Academy of Sceinces SudanFlag
Hassan II Academy of Sceinces and Technology MoroccoFlag
Academy of Sceinces of Turkmenistan TurkmenistanFlag
Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan TatarstanFlag
  • National Academies of Sciences in OIC Countries other than the Founding Members, whose members are elected on the basis of Scientific Excellence. Each Country shall be represented by only one Academy.
  • Application for Membership must be made in writing to the Network Secretariat and shall be considered by the Executive Committee and confirmed by a majority of Members by circulation and confirmed by General Assembly.
Saturday, 24 May 2014 15:56

Aims & Objectives

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  • The Network of Academies of Sciences in Countries of the Organization of Islamic Conference (NASIC) hereinafter referred as the Network, is an autonomous scientific organization, established by Academies of Science in OIC Countries.
  • The Network should be a non-governmental, non-political and non-profit scientific organization.
  • The general objective of the Network is to encourage and enhance collaboration and cooperation among members of the network and the scientific communities within the OIC Countries. In pursuing these objectives the Network should collaborate with other Academies inside and outside the OIC as well as with regional and international organizations concerned with problems in OIC countries.
  • The specific objectives of the Network are as under;
    • Develop collaboration in scientific research between members of the Network and the Scientific Communities in OIC Countries.
    • Promote cooperation between Academies in OIC Countries by exchanging information on programmes and experiences and sharing common visions.
    • Assist in building the capacities of Academies in OIC Countries to improve their role as independent expert advisors to governments and to strengthen their national, regional and international functions.
    • Assist Science Communities in OIC Countries to set up National independent Academies where such bodies do not exist.
    • Organize conferences, workshops and symposia and issue statements or reports on topics of major concern to OIC Countries.
    • Develop Common Stands and make Common Statements on major issues relevant to OIC Countries.
Saturday, 24 May 2014 15:55

Initiatives

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The following decisions were taken in the first Executive Committee meeting about Short-term and Long-term programs for the networking and uplift of Science Education in the member States

  • A website for the Network will be launched. All member academies will provide information about their infrastructure to the Pakistan Academy of Sciences within the next 6 – 8 weeks. IAP website may also be consulted in this regard.
  • Network Newsletter on the model of IAP Newsletter will be published electronically.
  • Young scientists of the member academies will be provided Travel grants to attend Seminars/Conferences and Workshops. TWAS will be approached for help through its Travel Grant Program.
  • Remote lectures downloaded by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan will be sent to all the member academies in the form of CDs for duplication and distribution to their members.
  • Possibilities of Initiating Distance Learning Program shall be explored. Virtual/Open Universities may be established in the member States.
  • Member Academies will encourage their members to write books which can be published as e-Books. The Network shall pay honorarium to the authors.
  • Collaborative and bilateral research programs shall be initiated. In this regard, areas of strength and centers of excellence shall be identified and encouraged to start collaborative activities.
  • Visiting Teachers program shall be initiated with Travel grants from the Network/TWAS with provision of local hospitality by the inviting Academies.
  • With the advent of WTO Regime, the Academies should help the OIC Countries to prepare for necessary IPR & Patent Laws.
Saturday, 24 May 2014 15:49

About Us

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Founding Members of NASIC

  • Academy of Sciences of Afghanistan (ASA)
  • Bangladesh Academy of Sciences
  • Academy of Sciences and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ANUBiH)
  • Egyptian Academy of Sciences
  • Indonesian Academy of Sciences
  • Academy of Sciences of the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Arab Academy of Sciences
  • Islamic Academy of Sciences (IAS)
  • National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Akademi Sains Malaysia
  • Nigerian Academy of Sciences
  • Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS)
  • Senegalese Academy of Sciences
  • Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan
  • The Uganda National Academy of Sciences (UNAS)
  • Palestine Academy of Sciences

The Pakistan Academy of Sciences was selected as the Secretariat of the Network. OIC Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH) agreed to provide support to Pakistan Academy of Sciences in tuning the Secretariat.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

  • Prof. Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman, President, Pakistan Academy of Sciences
  • Prof. Murat Zhurinov, Vice President, National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
  • Prof. Adnan Badran, Vice President, Arab Academy of Sciences, Jordan.
  • Dr. Saleh Mohd. Nor, Vice President, Akademi Saina, Malaysia.
  • Prof. G. Ogunmola, Vice President, Nigerian Academy of Sciences.
  • Prof. Dr. Khalid Mahmood Khan, Secretary General, Pakistan Academy of Sciences