IIASA officially approves Iran as 24th member state

TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) – International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) has ratified Researchers’ Fund of Iran’s Deputy-Ministry for Science and Technology as Iran’s official representative body.

The 88th meeting of Council of Directors of IIASA was held in Austrian city of Laxenburg with Austria, Australia, Britain, Indonesia, Ukraine, the US, Germany, Republic of South Africa, Brazil, Russia, Japan, China, South Korea, Pakistan, Finland, Sweden, Egypt, Mexico, Malaysia, Norway, India, and the Netherlands, during which Iran’s membership to the IIASA was ratified as the 24th member state.

Voting session had been held earlier on March 28 and all 23 member states believed Iran’s membership to the Board of Governors was important and demanded that Iran actively participate in the programs of the Institute. The session also received a biennial report and performance blueprint of the IIASA and discussed policy of open access to databases and research findings for all member states.

“The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) is an international scientific institute that conducts research into the critical issues of global environmental, economic, technological, and social change that we face in the twenty-first century. Our findings provide valuable options to policymakers to shape the future of our changing world. IIASA is independent and funded by prestigious research funding agencies in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania,” reads few first line of the official website of the Institute.

 

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