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STEPI and Ethiopian Ministry of Education signed a MoU for the future collaboration
Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI) and the Ministry of Education (MoE) in Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the 26th of May 2016, at the Ministry of Education in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Both parties agreed to cooperate in the fields of human resource development in science and technology.

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The specific cooperation agendas include 1) policy design for capacity building of the Ethiopian engineering education and support the linkage between Ethiopian and Korean universities, 2) development of innovation cluster policies of the Ethiopian IoTs (institute of technology), and 3) development of technology management and transfer policies of the Ethiopian IoTs.

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During the MoU signing ceremony, STEPI President, Dr. Jong Guk Song expressed eagerness and commitment to work together with the MoE in developing Ethiopia’s skilled and competent human capital for the next five years. Ethiopia’s Minister of Education, His Excellency Ato Shiferaw Shigute appreciated the overall bilateral support by the Republic of Korea to Ethiopia and particularly the current focus in developing skilled human resources. He also affirmed Ethiopian government’s commitment to scale-up the role of education in economic development in the country.

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STEPI has been expanding its science and technology policy cooperation with other developing countries. The cooperation with Ethiopia in the area of human resource development in the science and technology will be another major event for the STEPI’s international cooperation. It is expected that the experience of such collaboration would be utilized in other African countries.

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