The workshop on Science policy dialogue was organized by EASAC and NASAC and hosted by German National Academy of Sciences-Leopoldina and was held on 17-19 September 2012.
The Workshop brought together Programme officers, Programme Managers and Council Members from Academies of Science in Africa and Europe. 40 participants from 13 African and 13 European Science Academies attended the meeting.
Participants shared experiences of their past interactions with policy-makers and the wider public, discussed good practices in some of the academy activities which involved dialogue between science and policy-makers and the wider public. The workshop also identified activities of common interest and discussed possible mechanisms for future collaboration between the two networks