Iranian VP in Hungary to attend World Science Forum

Iran's vice-president for science and technology is scheduled to deliver a speech in the World Science Forum (WSF) which focuses this year on the enabling power of science.

Iranian Vice-President for Science and Technology Affairs Sorena Sattari is in Hungary to participate in the World Science Forum (WSF), which is underway in the Central European country’s capital of Budapest.

Heading a high-ranking delegation, Sattari left Tehran for Budapest on Wednesday to take part and deliver a speech in the 7th edition of the international conference.

The 2015 WSF opened in Budapest on Wednesday, November 4, and will last until Saturday, November 7.

The 2015 World Science Forum is organized by UNESCO, the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, the International Council for Science (ICSU), the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) and European Academies Science Advisory Council (EASAC), according to the official website of UNESCO.

The 2015 WSF is organized under the theme ‘the enabling power of science’, to examine and highlight many ways in which science improves the quality of life for the benefit and advancement of society.

Organized every 2 years, the forum is one of the world’s major science events. It brings together over 600 scientists and provides linkages between scientists, industry and policy makers.

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