World Science Forum Begins in Daejeon

World Science Forum Begins in DaejeonWorld Science Forum Begins in Daejeon

A global meeting of science ministers and experts commenced in central South Korea on Monday to discuss ways to achieve sustained economic development and improve the quality of life through technological innovations. The five-day World Science and Technology Forum started as the first event of the gathering of science officials from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) that will run through Friday in Daejeon, according to Under the theme “Creating Our Common Future Through Science, Technology, and Innovation,” the OECD gathering has brought together 3,000 people from 57 countries and 12 international organizations, including government delegates and scholars.

Along with the OECD members, science delegations from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) including Iran are participating to discuss how to use technology to bridge gaps among different regions and countries.