Education Program For The United Nations Development Program

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The department’s mission covers the following main areas:
• Encouraging teaching practices using ICT;
• Developing school equipment;
• Creating networks;
• Teacher training (both initial teacher education and continuing professional development);
• Supporting the production and distribution of multimedia resources;
• The product and services industry.
2. Agence Bibliographique de l‘enseignement Supérieur (ABES)
• ABES is the French higher education organisation for bibliographic issues. It has been coordinating STAR, a management system of electronic theses from all French universities since 2007 and has now developed a portal for over 60 000 doctoral theses since 2001.
• OA mandate: Yes. All universities deposit their theses to this centralised disseminating portal.

3. Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS)

• CNRS is Europe’s major research organisation working through its 7 institutes of Biological Science, Chemistry, Ecology and Environment, Humanities and Social Sciences, Information Sciences and Technologies, Engineering and Systems Sciences, Physics and 3 national institutes: National Institute for Mathematical Sciences (INSMI); National Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics (IN2P3); National Institute for Earth Sciences and Astronomy (INSU)/ Its aim is to encourage collaborative and interdisciplinary research.
• OA mandate: Mandated through the Ministry of Research.

4. Couperin

• Academic consortium of over

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