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Combatting Academic Predatory Journals and Conferences Call for evidence 1-30 November 2020 Announcing Institution
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Climate Change and Health: time to act is now Watch the recording of the IAP session at the 2020 World Health summit Announcing Institution
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IAP Annual Report 2019 published It provides an overview of IAP activities in 2019, with specific sections on activities by affiliated regional networks AASSA, EASAC, IANAS, and NASAC Announcing Institution
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UN Secretary General announces scientists to lead the next Global Sustainable Development Report IAP especially congratulates the two academicians from IAP membership represented on the group: Norichika Kanie (Science Council of Japan) and Jaime Montoya (National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines) Announcing Institution
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Biosecurity Diplomacy Workshop for Young Scientists from the Global South The deadline for applications is 8 November 2020 Announcing Institution
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Invitation to a virtual event on 'Neonicotinoid Insecticides: Use and Effects in African Agriculture' Join ASSAf, Leopoldina and NASAC on 18 November (10:00-12:00 GMT+2) Announcing Institution
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IAP Project on Climate Change and Health at the World Health Summit Join us virtually on 26 October 2020 Announcing Institution
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News from EASAC Regenerative medicine, biomass and CO2 accounting rules and hydrogen and synthetic fuels Announcing Institution
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Invitation to the Evidence Leaders Africa Virtual Conference, 3-4 November 2020 The two-day conference is part of the Evidence Leaders in Africa (ELA) initiative, which aims to inspire and empower African scholars to proactively engage governments to use science and innovation, as well as champion Evidence-Informed Decision-Making (EIDM) Announcing Institution
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IAP YPL Maithri Goonetilleke feaured in Monash University Podcast Listen to 'Bitter Pill - What Happens Next?', a podcast on digital health Announcing Institution
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Call for nominations: IPBES workshop on modelling Nature Futures scenarios Nominated experts should have recognized expertise related to a wide spectrum of models on biodiversity and ecosystem services across different scales and disciplines Announcing Institution
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IAP Policy co-chair Richard Catlow knighted The Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society is in the 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours list Announcing Institution
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To what extent are predatory publishing practices a real problem? IAP's new project enters vital evidence-gathering phase Announcing Institution
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IAP Presidents joined the 13th Academy of Science Presidents’ Meeting Volker ter Meulen and Depei Liu joined the conversatio on sustainable and resilient recovery from COVID-19 Announcing Institution
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Call for Case Studies on Responses to COVID-19 aimed at Improving and Sustaining Health Equity From the Sustainable Health Equity Movement (SHEM) with the World Health Organization (WHO) Announcing Institution
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‘COVID-19! How Can I Protect Myself and Others’ teaches students in Mexico how to stay safe The new COVID-19 guide for youth by IAP, Smithsonian Science Education Center, and WHO is having an impact Announcing Institution
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The World Post COVID-19 The Brazilian Academy of Sciences' Virtual Magna Conference 2020 will be held online on 23, 25 and 29 September, and 2 October Announcing Institution
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The International Commission on human germline genome editing discusses its new report The 1-hour virtual session will take place on 12 October on Zoom Announcing Institution
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The Fate of the Rohingya Refugees during COVID-19 Read a case study by IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) alumna Raudah Yunus Announcing Institution
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Lancet COVID-19 Commission Statement on the occasion of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly IAP Young Physician Leaders alumna Ozge Karadag Caman is among its authors Announcing Institution
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International Science Council Awards Programme launched today Celebrate excellence for the advancement of science as a global public good: submit nominations by 1 February 2021 Announcing Institution
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IAP input into the UNESCO Open Science Recommendation now available on the UNESCO website Read the document now Announcing Institution
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Addressing the challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic in Low-and Middle-Income Countries The Academy of Medical Sciences in collaboration with 7 Academies and organisations from LMICs hosted a virtual workshop to consider the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and response Announcing Institution
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The first external review of the IPBES assessment of invasive alien species now live The external review for the first order draft of the chapters of the IPBES thematic assessment of invasive alien species and their control will be open until 18 October 2020 Announcing Institution
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The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) on the stage of ESOF 2020 IAP presented a new statement and a new communiqué, and contributed to the event’s scientific and press activities Announcing Institution
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Cutting corners in the race for a COVID-19 vaccine, anti-vaxxers, and vaccine nationalism are all a public health threat, says world academies network Any COVID-19 vaccine must be safe, efficacious and accessible to everyone Announcing Institution
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Fake vaccines, medicines, and other medical products can kill you, says world academies network The toll from falsified and substandard medical products may be as high as a million lives lost per year: The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) recommends a set of actions and urges politicians and all stakeholders to join forces and solve this urgent issue. Announcing Institution
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The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) at the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) The biennial forum that focuses on science, policy making and economics, will take place in Trieste from 2 to 6 September Announcing Institution
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IAP launches COVID-19 Expert Group The new Group will respond to academy inquiries related to the ongoing pandemic Announcing Institution
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2021 Mahathir Science Award Call for Nominations Win USD 100, 000, a gold medal, a certificate, and the chance to work with MSAF to promote tropical sciences Announcing Institution
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National academies plan assault on predatory journals Project aims to map global impact of bad practices in publishing and scale-up interventions Announcing Institution
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IAP YPL alumna selected for the new Lancet COVID-19 Commission Ozge Karadag Caman is member of the commission’s Secretariat Announcing Institution
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Ghana during COVID-19 : Reflections on Social Capital in Community Participation Read a blog post by IAP YPL Alumna Mary Eyram Ashinyo on BMJ Global Health Announcing Institution
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Nicaragua's COVID-19 crisis demands a response Read this letter to Science Announcing Institution
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The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) lands on LinkedIn Follow the global network of science, engineering and medical academies Announcing Institution
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Become a member of the Global Young Academy Deadline to apply is 15 September 2020 Announcing Institution
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OeAW's Prize Question 2020: What can science achieve during pandemics? Win up to €12.000 by answering this question Announcing Institution
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A success for the first IAP YPL COVID-19 Global Ward Round Participants included fellow IAP alumni as well as other interested participants from Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe Announcing Institution
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Launch of the Sustainable Health Equity Movement Watch the video recording of the webinar Announcing Institution
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COVID-19 recovery must be green, says world academies network Science can ensure social equity, health, and economic benefits Announcing Institution
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External review of the draft scoping report for the IPBES transformative change assessment now live The draft scoping report will be open for external review from 3 July to 28 August 2020 Announcing Institution
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Role of Academies: Addressing Global Social Challenges IAP's panel at the WAAS-UNOG e-conference 'Strategies for Transformative Global Leadership' took place on 18 June 2020 Announcing Institution
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TWAS, IAP and ISC initiate new project for displaced scientists This new project will develop proposals for a coordinated response to support researchers who are displaced by crises to stay on their feet and continue their careers Announcing Institution
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IAP joins the launch of the Global Sustainable Health Equity Movement Save the date: 2 July 2020, from 8:00-9:30am (New York time) - 2:00 to 3:30pm (Geneva Time) Announcing Institution
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COVID-19 Global South Artificial Intelligence and Data Innovation Program The program will support projects between CA $500K to CA$1.25 million for two years (2020–2022) Announcing Institution
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AASSA Working Group on Climate Change and Health meets virtually Announcing Institution
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Communiqué on combatting structural racism and discrimination from the InterAcademy Partnership IAP stands in solidarity with those who are committed to bringing about not only justice, but lasting change Announcing Institution
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Join IAP Young Physician Leaders alumni to discuss countries’ responses to COVID-19 On 26 June the 2019 YPL cohort will highlight various country situations and responses to the pandemic as a means to learn from each other Announcing Institution