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IAP Statement on Implications of Urbanization In Low- And- Middle-income Countries
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Urbanisation can boost economies and living standard in the developing world, says world academies’ network The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) highlights policy measures aimed at improving urban living
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Member academies of the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) elect new leadership Successful candidates will begin their mandate in November 2022 Announcing Institution
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IAP Annual Report 2021 cover
  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
  • Environment & Climate
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  • Policy for Science
  • Sustainable Development Goals
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IAP announces the publication of its 2021 Annual Report In 2021, the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) supported 77 meetings and 35 publications, and provided a collective, supportive mechanism for academies to further strengthen their crucial roles as providers of evidence-based policy and advice Announcing Institution
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Improving inclusivity in digital education
  • Policy for Science
Improving inclusivity in digital education: read the ALLEA statement Download the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities (ALLEA) Statement in Response to the European Commission’s Call for Evidence on Digital Education and Digital Skills Announcing Institution
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health inequalities research framework
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Participants from 25 countries collaborate on health inequalities research framework Read the new report and communiqué Announcing Institution
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Come work with us: IAP is hiring an Administrative Assistant Join the Trieste secretariat of the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) Announcing Institution
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biodiversity
  • Environment & Climate
Call for nominations of experts to participate in the IPBES business and biodiversity assessment Experts from developing countries receive financial support to attend author meetings and possibly other relevant meetings Announcing Institution
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 Climate Change: Evidence and causes
  • Environment & Climate
Climate Change: Evidence and causes Read the updated publication Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
Join the TeachersCOP at COP 27 An opportunity for you teachers, school principals or inspectors who have set up activities on climate change education Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
Call for nominations: IPBES Nature Futures Framework workshop The workshop will take place on 14-16 November 2022 Announcing Institution
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COP27 logo
  • Environment & Climate
The online registration system for COP27 is open The ultimate objective of all agreements under the UNFCCC is to stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that will prevent dangerous human interference with the climate system, in a time frame which allows ecosystems to adapt naturally and enables sustainable development Announcing Institution
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The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) reaches 2,000 followers on LinkedIn The social media presence of the global network of science, engineering and medical academies keeps growing Announcing Institution
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Action steps for rebuilding Ukraine’s science, research, and innovation A group of academies strongly encourage that while global leaders develop programs and make funding commitments for Ukraine, there should be a focus on rebuilding a modern and globally integrated science and research system Announcing Institution
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Nominations for Scientific Committee of Urban health and wellbeing programme
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  • Sustainable Development Goals
Call for nominations: Scientific Committee of the Urban Health and Wellbeing Programme UHWB is an Affiliated Body of the International Science Council (ISC). It is co-sponsored with the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) and the International Society for Urban Health (ISUH), and hosted by the Institute for Urban Environment of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Xiamen, PR China. Announcing Institution
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Global Summit for Diaspora Networks in Science
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The call for proposals for the Global Summit for Diaspora Networks in Science in now open Are you interested in adding to the conversation and hosting your own session at The Global Summit for Diaspora Networks in Science? Announcing Institution
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TWAS Fellowships for PhD studies and Postdoctoral researc
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2022 Call for applications: TWAS Fellowships for PhD studies and Postdoctoral research The World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries (TWAS)—a programme unit of UNESCO, based in Trieste, Italy—promotes scientific capacity and excellence in the global South through a series of programmes and opportunities offered to scientists, including research grants, awards, fellowships and workshops. Eleven Nobel Prize laureates are Fellows of the Academy. Announcing Institution
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The latest YPL workshop in Rome, Italy, in June 2022 (photo: G. Ortolani/IAP)
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2022 IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) Programme Nominations will be accepted from members of the InterAcademy Partnership and the ‘M8 Alliance’ of academic centres Announcing Institution
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Health in the Climate Emergency: A global perspective
  • Environment & Climate
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Watch the recording of the launch event of the new IAP report 'Health in the Climate Emergency: A global perspective' Do not miss the new IAP global report on Climate Change and Health Announcing Institution
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IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) 2022 cohort
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The IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) are here to make the world a better place The latest YPL cohort met during the World Health Summit (WHS) Regional Meeting 2022 Announcing Institution
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Kofi Annan Global Health Leadership Programme
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IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) alumna Mary Eyram Ashinyo becomes fellow of the Kofi Annan Global Health Leadership Fellowship Kofi Annan was a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Secretary-General of the United Nations between 1997 and 2006, and the founding chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation, which seeks to mobilise political will to overcome threats to peace, development and human rights Announcing Institution
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  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
Principles, gaps and challenges of biorisk management: read the new WHO publication Examples of biorisk management tools and mechanisms for different stakeholders highlighted in the document include the Tianjin Biosecurity Guidelines for Codes of Conduct for Scientists Announcing Institution
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Submit your application to join the Advisory Committee of the Network for Emergent Socio-Scientific Thinking The Smithsonian Science Education Center (SSEC) is seeking candidates Announcing Institution
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The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) reaches 5,000 followers on Twitter IAP's social media presence keeps growing Announcing Institution
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Richard Catlow
  • Sustainable Development Goals
"There's never been a more important time for the development of scientific expertise," says IAP co-president Catlow in a new video In May 2022, Richard Catlow, co-presient of the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP), visited Trieste, Italy Announcing Institution
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Andy Haines
  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
"The impacts of climate change on health are large and they are going to be bigger as we go forward," says Andy Haines on new IAP report We talked to Andy Haines, Professor of Environmental Change and Public Health at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and co-chair of the IAP project, about the new IAP report 'Health in the Climate Emergency: a global perspective' Announcing Institution
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climate change and health
  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
Climate change threatens people's health dramatically but solutions are within reach, say the world’s academies in a new report New global report of the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) Announcing Institution
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Richard Catlow
  • Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goals
IAP co-president Sir Richard Catlow visits the IAP Trieste Secretariat Catlow also met TWAS Ed Romain Murenzi and joined an ICTP event on basic sciences Announcing Institution
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IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) Alumni awarded an IAP Competitive Grant The YPL alumni steering committee aims at bolstering engagement, learning and networking across the various cohorts Announcing Institution
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Juan Carlos Núñez-Enríquez in Oaxaca
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IAP YPL alumnus receives a CONACYT grant to study childhood leukemia in marginalized regions of Mexico Funding comes from the Mexican Government through the Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT) Announcing Institution
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Helena Bonciani Nader
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Helena Bonciani Nader is the first woman to become president of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences The Brazilian Academy of Sciences (ABC) provides scientific policy advice to the government, when requested, and develops technical studies on topics of critical importance for the Brazilian society Announcing Institution
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the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC)
News from the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) The objective of NASAC is to act as an independent African forum that brings together 28 merit-based academies of science in the continent to discuss the scientific aspects of problems of common concern, to make common statements on major issues relevant to Africa and to provide mutual support to member academies Announcing Institution
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World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS)
  • Sustainable Development Goals
News from the World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS) WAAS serves as a forum for reflective scientists, artists, and scholars to discuss the vital problems of humankind Announcing Institution
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Global Young Academy (GYA)
  • Policy for Science
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News from the Global Young Academy (GYA) The Global Young Academy (GYA) gives a voice to young researchers, bringing a unique global, interdisciplinary, and inclusive perspective guided by evidence and reason to produce a sustainable vision for the future Announcing Institution
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Sign the Science in Exile Declaration
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Sign the Science in Exile Declaration We call on all stakeholders of science, and those involved in humanitarian activities, to join us to build a better future for our colleagues Announcing Institution
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Vaccines Hesitancy Report Launch Event
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How to promote COVID-19 vaccine acceptance Watch the recording of the 'Countering COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy' launch event Announcing Institution
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COVID-19 vaccine
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Transparency urged to raise COVID-19 vaccine uptake Read the article on SciDev.Net Announcing Institution
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covid vaccine hesitancy
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From memes to trial protocols: the world academies’ new toolkit to fight COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy A new report by the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) highlights practical recommendations for improving the uptake of vaccines Announcing Institution
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Science in Exile Declaration
  • Policy for Science
International science organizations unite in support of, at-risk, displaced and refugee scientists Join the advocacy campaign to support at-risk, displaced and refugee scientists by signing the Science in Exile Declaration Announcing Institution
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  • Policy for Science
IAP and NASAC call attention to opportunities for Africa to lead the transport decarbonisation movement Scientists, engineers, planners and policymakers discuss challenges and opportunities to decarbonise transport in Africa in workshop and new report Announcing Institution
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Observing samples under the microscope
  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
Watch the recording of 'Biosecurity for All: The Role of Scientists' The Tianjin Biosecurity Guidelines were developed by representatives from IAP, the Tianjin University Center for Biosafety Research and Strategy, and the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security Announcing Institution
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Climate change and health: from impact to action
  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
Watch the recording of 'Climate change and health: from impact to action' The MENA Climate Week side event is now available for streaming Announcing Institution
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IAP co-president Richard Catlow
  • Policy for Science
IAP and ISC: Creating impact through science Read the blogopost by IAP co-president Richard Catlow Announcing Institution
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  • Policy for Science
World academies call for concerted action to combat predatory journals and conferences A new IAP report sets out recommendations for a global, systemic action plan to address these pervasive and damaging practices Announcing Institution
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  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
  • Health
Sign the open letter of the Digital Sequence Information (DSI) Network Open access to DSI and related data are important elements in any policy solution Announcing Institution
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Asia Research News
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Asia Research News features the work of an IAP YPL alumnus Asia Research News is the largest science news platform in Asia Announcing Institution
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students using a microscope
  • Sustainable Development Goals
Share with the Smithsonian your thoughts about STEM Education for Sustainable Development (STEM4SD) Help better understand how cross-sector groups are integrating sustainable development into their STEM/IBSE teaching Announcing Institution
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Ukraine
IAP Communiqué on Ukraine Read the new IAP Communiqué Announcing Institution
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International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development
  • Sustainable Development Goals
Celebrate 2022 as the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development Any activity between January 2022 and the closing ceremony, held in June 2023, is eligible to the official IYBSSD2022 program Announcing Institution
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TUBA Academy Prizes
Call for Nominations 2022 TUBA Academy Prizes The Academy Prizes, comprising an Academy Medal and prize money of about 30.000 USD for each, are awarded in a special ceremony Announcing Institution
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health data sharing
  • Health
  • Policy for Science
The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) calls for a global health data sharing framework Read the new IAP Communiqué Announcing Institution