Overview: Global Development Workshops 2020

GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS 2020 SUPPORTED AT THE HIGHEST LEVEL!

Overview: 

In March 2020, UPSIGN (UK-Pakistan Science and Innovation Global Network) collaborated with UKRI (UK Research and Innovation), facilitated by the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), to host the first ever Global Development Workshops series in Islamabad.   

Video: the team meet PM Imran Khan

Click on the links below to read about the workshops and highlights 

Video: Prof Nicola Lowe on the 2020 Workshops 

Video: team talk about UPSIGN and 2020 Workshops

Over 150 academics from the UK, Pakistan and South Asia congregated to form consortia to address global development challenges in Pakistan and the region.  14 consortia were  

successfully developed and established.  

UPSIGN team were afforded a personal audience with Imran Khan, the Prime Minister of Pakistan; and a Presidential dinner was laid on for all the workshop attendees in the presence of Christian Turner (United Kingdom High Commissioner in Pakistan) and the President of Pakistan.   

Photo: consortia building in the 2020 Workshops

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