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  • Call for Global Young Academy membership
    Call for Global Young Academy membership
    Tue, July 16, 2019
    The 2020 call for new members to join the Global Young Academy in 2020 is now open. Applications are currently being sought from young, independent scholars who combine the highest level of research excellence with a demonstrated passion for delivering impact. The GYA is a global organization ...
  • M8 Summer School for Global Health
    M8 Summer School for Global Health
    Thu, July 11, 2019
    It will take place in Coimbra, Portugal, on 9-13 September 2018, and there are no tuition fees for IAP member academies. Deadline to apply: 5 August 2018.
  • 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. ...
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    Jul 31 2019 - Aug 02 2019 Worldwide Meeting of Young Academies
    The 4th Worldwide Meeting of Young Academies (WWMYA) will take place from 31 July – 2 August 2019 in Da Nang, Vietnam, hosted by the Vietnam Young Academy (VYA) and co-organised by the Global Young Academy (GYA). The theme of the meeting is Young Academies for Promoting ...
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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.