United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's
Office in Nairobi, Kenya
Nairobi Office has traditionally had a strong representation in the Natural
Sciences. To this date the Office remains a Regional Office for Science
and Technology. Programmes include:
- Basic and Egineering Sciences
Programme is supporting capacity building in Egineering, Mathematics,
Physics and Chemistry.
- Earth Sciences Programme
promotes resource development, environmental protection and land-use
planning, including waste disposal and natural disaster reduction. Programme
Specialist is: Mr. Thomas Schlýter.
- Environmental Sciences.
Remains an important field and cross sectoral programme. Programme Specialist
in Environmental Sciences at UNESCO Nairobi Office is Mr. Trevor Sankey.
- Life Sciences Programme
is supporting capacity building in biological diciplines. In the
past that has been support for the organization on courses, conference
grants, publications e.c.t.
- Water Sciences Programme.
The water sciences programme is managed by the Regional Hydrologist:
Mr. Emmanuel Naah.
- Marine Science Programme.
The marine sciences programme is managed by Head Intergovernmental Oceanographic
Commission (IOC) WIO/OdinAfrica: Mr. Mika Odido