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Call for submissions: 17th International Conference on Urban Healt Abstracts are invited by 9 April 2021 Announcing Institution
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IPBES' sustainable use of wild species assessment Save the date: 15 April to 10 June 2021 Announcing Institution
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The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) at the United Nations Food Systems Summit (UN FSS) IAP will deliver policy briefs based on the Food and Nutrition Security and Agriculture project reports and identify experts to engage in dialogue events Announcing Institution
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UNTFHS-WAAS-IAP survey on Human Security The deadline for completion of the survey is 28 February 2021. Announcing Institution
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A Message from the IAP Presidents Read the meggage sent by Volker ter Meulen and Depei Liu to celebrate the beginning of 2021 Announcing Institution
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Subscribe to the Australian Academy of Science's Science Policy and Diplomacy Newsletter Do not miss news and updates Announcing Institution
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The first drafts of the Climate Change and Health regional reports completed and under review The project team will share some of its first regional findings in an online satellite session of the Annual Conference of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health Announcing Institution
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News from the European Academies' Science Advisory Council (EASAC) Perspective on transformative change and a webinar on Communicating science during the COVID-19 pandemic Announcing Institution
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The Global Young Academy Podcast is here "Voices of Young Scientists" podcast makes (sound)waves Announcing Institution
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The Royal Society of Canada fights against COVID-19 Read RSC's Policy Briefings and informed perspectives Announcing Institution
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Pan-European Response to the Impacts of COVID-19 and future Pandemics and Epidemics PERISCOPE aims to shed light on the broad socio-economic and behavioral impacts of COVID-19. Collaborating with a consortium of 32 partners, FEAM will lead the work package on Training and Education, and co-lead work on health inequalities and indirect health impacts. Announcing Institution
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Global Leadership for the 21st Century: A Project of UNOG and the World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS) WAAS and the United Nations Office at Geneva are collaborating with IAP and more than 70 other partner organizations Announcing Institution
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Over 1,800 researchers participate in IAP landmark survey on predatory publishing Thanks to all those who participated in IAP's recent survey. Results will be shared as soon as possible on the webpage www.interacademies.org/project/predatorypublishing. Announcing Institution
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IPCC Working Group III AR6, Second Order Draft (SOD), Government and Expert Review Climate Change 2021: Mitigation of Climate Change Announcing Institution
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Science International refugee and displaced scientist project takes shape As the world acknowledges International Migrants Day, the refugee and displaced scientists project continues to grow and lay the groundwork for a network launch in March Announcing Institution
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Scientific Group of the UN Food Systems Summit 2021 Launched The Group includes Mohamed Hassan, former IAP president, and Joachim von Braun, who led the IAP FNSA study Announcing Institution
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IAP is hiring a consultant to work on a urban health report Deadline to apply is 18 January 2021 Announcing Institution
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Meet the new IAP Biosecurity Working Group (BWG) The new IAP BWG was established following a process of nominations of suitable experts by member academies. Announcing Institution
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Academies fighting for human rights The International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies (IHRN) launched its repository of selected academy activities Announcing Institution
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Calling all researchers to participate in a landmark survey on academic predatory journals and conferences Call for evidence now extended to 31 December 2020 and available in seven languages! Announcing Institution
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Survey to gather comments on the first draft of the UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science Fill in the survey by 15 December 2020 Announcing Institution
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Achieving the Public Health Potential of COVID-19 Vaccines Read the article on Issues in Science and Technology Announcing Institution
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A partnership for displaced scientists Experts at a joint TWAS, IAP, ISC workshop have announced a new commitment to joining forces to help refugee and displaced scientists preserve their professional skills and ease their integration into their host countries 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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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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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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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