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Developing an Innovation Scoreboard for the MENA Region: Follow-up Expert Meeting

  • March 19-20, 2015, Amman, Jordan

     

    The CMI, the UN ESCWA Technology Center and ISESCO co-organized the 2nd experts’ meeting in their joint effort to assist Arab countries to develop a regional innovation scoreboard as a follow up to a workshop held in November 2014 at the League of Arab States in Cairo. Participants from Egypt, Morocco, Palestine, Sudan, Tunisia, Qatar, Yemen and Jordan, in addition to experts from international organizations: ALECSO, the Islamic World Academy of Sciences, and UNESCO attended.

     

    The primary goal was to review and categorize, from the initially collected set of 61 indicators, 25 final indicators that will constitute the Arab Innovation Scoreboard and to address the issues pertaining to the methodology, definitions and data collection.

     

    Read the summary report here.