A Shared Foresight for ASEAN

“Comrades.” This is how I would describe my fellow ASEAN Minister counterparts at the 17th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Science and Technology, which took place in the capital city of Myanmar, Nay Pyi Taw, during the season of Deepavali.   There has been incremental progress by the ASEAN Committee on Science and Technology (ASEAN COST),Continue reading “A Shared Foresight for ASEAN”

Video: Science With(out) Borders

Official trip at 11th Annual Meeting of the New Champions, Dalian, China, 27th – 30th June 2017. Participated in a public forum, “Science With(out) Borders”, on how the global community can come together to collaborate better in advancing knowledge in science. Watch the video here: https://www.weforum.org/events/annual-meeting-of-the-new-champions-2017/sessions/science-with-out-borders From left: Moderator Nick Campbell, Executive Editor and Executive Vice-President,Continue reading “Video: Science With(out) Borders”

Prosper thy neighbours (Part 1) / Makmurkan Jiran Anda (Bahagian I)

According to Dr Mark Zachary Taylor, an associate professor at Georgia Institute of Technology who specialises in international relations and science and technology policy, “good” or “bad” national innovation systems are not determined entirely by domestic factors. He pointed out that the institutional keys to a country’s success in science, technology and innovation (STI) doContinue reading “Prosper thy neighbours (Part 1) / Makmurkan Jiran Anda (Bahagian I)”

[Statement] IAEA International Conference on Nuclear Security: Commitments and Actions

STATEMENT BY THE HONOURABLE MADIUS TANGAU MINISTER OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION, MALAYSIA HEAD OF THE MALAYSIAN DELEGATION TO THE IAEA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NUCLEAR SECURITY: COMMITMENTS AND ACTIONS 5-6 DECEMBER 2016 VIENNA, AUSTRIA  Mr. President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, In a rapidly increasing development of nuclear technology, the risk of nuclear security is moreContinue reading “[Statement] IAEA International Conference on Nuclear Security: Commitments and Actions”

International Conference on Nuclear Security

The International Conference on Nuclear Security is held triennially. This year, the theme is “Commitments and Actions”, and I led a delegation of 10 to Vienna, Austria, where the secretariat International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is based. IAEA was set up as the world’s “Atoms for Peace” organisation, comprising of  167 Member States including Malaysia asContinue reading “International Conference on Nuclear Security”