The Dialogue is meant to discuss the potential of nuclear energy in addressing the country’s security and cancer challenge.
It will bring together experts, researchers, scientists, policymakers, opinion leaders and other stakeholders to share ideas, diagnose as well as prescribe solutions to security and cancer challenges in the country.
A press statement signed by the Director for Commercialization and Communication of GAEC on Monday stated that, the Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Kwaku Afriyie, will be the keynote speaker at the event.
The celebration themed, “Harnessing the power of the atom for economic transformation through science and technology” will serve as an opportunity to promote Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education among students.
“It is also an avenue to engage stakeholders about the peaceful uses of nuclear technology for the good of humankind, thereby zeroing in on some key technologies and the benefits we can derive from their use for national development,” it added.
The African Union (AU) passed a resolution over three decades ago to celebrate the Day of the Scientific Renaissance of Africa (DSRA) on June 30 annually.
Dorcas Anorkor Addo & Richard AnieAgyei, ISD