APSCO Secretariat organized the APSCO Development Plan Committee Workshop during 6-8 April 2021, through a virtual format. The Development Plan Committee Members, Experts from all Member States, and officials from APSCO Secretariat participated in the workshop.
Ms. Yu Qi, Secretary-General of APSCO, addressed a welcome speech on behalf of the Secretariat. She highlighted the importance of improving project management mechanisms and structuring project implementation plans to ensure effective and efficient implementation of projects and bring mutual benefits to all Member States.
The workshop started with presentations on national space programmes and plans of APSCO Member States. Besides, new ideas/technologies/potential areas for cooperation were also exchanged by experts and Committee Members.
The three days’ workshop focused on brainstorming on improving project management and implementation mechanisms. Presentations were given by the Director-Generals from project-related Departments on the Project Development Plan and Project Management Process. The participants intensively discussed and exchanged their views, especially on efficient project flow process, and the formulation of 5-year project plan, duly considering the budget and time frame.
The workshop was concluded with ideas and proposals from the Committee for improvement of the project management and implementation mechanisms.