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  • Mosquito! Community Research Guide: Impact
    Mosquito! Community Research Guide: Impact
    Mon, June 24, 2019
    The Smithsonian Science Education Center's educational curriculum module  Mosquito! , developed in partnership with the InterAcademy Partnership and other organizations has made significant impact since its 2018 release. Impacts and deployment to date include: Kenya = 210 ...
  • Latest assessment of global progress on implementing the SDGs
    Latest assessment of global progress on implementing the SDGs
    Wed, June 19, 2019
    The 2019 SDG Index and Dashboards Report has just been published ( https://www.sdgindex.org/ ).  It shows that targets are not being met and reinforces the vital importance of engaging on this agenda at global, continental, national and local levels.  Much more needs to be done. ...
  • Science academies and the SDGs: A call to action
    Science academies and the SDGs: A call to action
    Thu, May 30, 2019
    Realisation of the UN’s Agenda 2030 - the global blueprint for the future well-being of the planet and its people - requires transformative and urgent change in the world’s currently unsustainable practices. The greatest minds, resources, business models and innovations from all ...
  • IAP's Africa Science Policy Fellowship Program
    IAP's Africa Science Policy Fellowship Program
    Thu, May 23, 2019
    This opportunity fills a demand for short, intensive exposure to policy development and implementation: other types of fellowship or detail opportunities, such as those offered by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and the African Union’s Department of Human Resources, Science & ...
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  • Jun252019
    Jun 25 2019 - Jun 26 2019 AASSA-NASSL Regional Workshop on MANAGING URBANIZATION IN ASIA
    The workshop will attempt to examine the status of urbanization in Asian countries, and, to prepare a resume of major problems and their policy implications. This is being attempted so as to increase the possibilities of regional and/or sub-regional collaboration to mitigate any adverse impacts of urbanization.
    Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Oct272019
    Oct 27 2019 - Oct 29 2019 2019 World Health Summit
    The World Health Summit 2019 in Berlin has the following central topics: Transforming Human Capital: Investing in Health and Education Universal Health Coverage: Expanding Rights and Access The Future of Health Policy in the G7/G20 SDG3: The Global Action Plan for Healthy Lives ...
    Berlin
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  • Effective healthcare institutions need effective leaders.The issue of developing leadership qualities among health professionals, however, is often neglected, with many young professions having to learn their leadership skills almost by trial and error as they are handed positions of responsibility. Although incorporating leadership training programmes into the medical curriculum is lately gaining in importance, in practice too few countries are actually providing such training (See, for example: Health Professionals for a new century: transforming education to strengthen health systems in an interdependent world).
  • IAP for Policy, in partnership with the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS), and with support from Carnegie Corporation of New York (CCNY), is undertaking a three year project that will be framed around the global science community’s contribution to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations. The advent of the SDGs provides an important opportunity to examine the landscape of global scientific advice and identify approaches that have been successful as well as gaps and opportunities for improvement.
  • The German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, and the InterAcademy Partnership are undertaking a project on ‘Food and Nutrition Security and Agriculture'. Supported by IAP for Science, the project is almost exclusively funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) as the project on ‘Strengthening the Global Network of Science Academies (IAP) - Global and regional statements on food and nutrition security and agriculture’. IAP is also providing financial support, while some IAP member academies and the affiliated regional networks are providing in-kind support. At a time of increasing pressures from population growth, climate change, social and economic inequity and instability, the continuing need to avoid further loss in ecosystem biodiversity, and pressures on other critical resources (such as water and energy), there are major challenges in delivering food and nutrition security.