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IANAS and ABC Present Manaus Letter with Recommendations at Amazon Summit IANAS has launched the 'Science By and For the Amazon' initiative and presented the IANAS Manaus Letter at the National Institute for Amazonian Research (INPA) in Brazil. Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
International Conference on Science and Technology for Sustainability 2023 Explores Resilience to Catastrophic Disasters The Science Council of Japan will host a symposium on Science and Technology for Sustainability on 7 and 8 September 2023, in Tokyo and online Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
Collecting UNESCO Stories on Invasive Species to Support Launch of New IPBES Report UNESCO is one of the four UN partners of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Announcing Institution
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IANAS Launches Science By and For the Amazon Initiative: Uniting Efforts for Sustainable Development The IANAS Manaus Letter was presented at the IANAS-ABC Science By and For the Amazon event, held on 2 and 3 August at the National Institute for Amazonian Research (INPA) in Brazil Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
IAP seeking two 'Climate Change and Health' consultants IAP is seeking a senior consultant and a writer/editor to work on the 'Climate Change and Health Policy' project being implemented in partnership with Save the Children Announcing Institution
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KNAW Planetary Health Report
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  • Health
Academy: Prioritise research into the risks to human health posed by global environmental change The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) just published a new report called 'Planetary Health. An emerging field to be developed.' Read the KNAW press release. Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
IPBES online dialogue workshop to increase synergies and collaboration An online dialogue workshop with national and (sub)regional platforms and networks engaging with IPBES will take place on 23 June 2023. The objective is to explore efforts to increase synergies and collaboration in supporting the implementation of the IPBES rolling work programme up to 2030 and the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework. Announcing Institution
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The Honorable Mary Robinson gave the keynote address at the Triennial Conference of the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) and the Worldwide Meeting of the Young Academies, which took place in Arizona, USA, 1-3 November 2022
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“We need a climate justice approach” says Honorable Mary Robinson at The Triennial Conference of IAP and the Worldwide Meeting of the Young Academies The Honorable Mary Robinson gave the keynote address at the Triennial Conference of the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) and the Worldwide Meeting of the Young Academies, which took place in Arizona, USA, 1-3 November 2022. Here are brief highlights of her speech. Announcing Institution
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IAP Save the Children Open call for ‘Climate Change and Health’ policy case studies
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  • Energy
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Open call for ‘Climate Change and Health’ policy case studies IAP announces a new collaboration with Save the Children to develop a book of case studies that illustrate systems solutions for climate change and health policies. Announcing Institution
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WSF 2022 Science for Social Justice
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IAP at the World Science Forum The World Science Forum provides a forum for dialogue between the scientific community, society, policy-makers and industry. Announcing Institution
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New collection of IAP Statements (2019-2022) IAP issued a collection of 6 IAP statements, produced since the IAP 2019 Conference and General Assembly was held in Songdo, Korea. Announcing Institution
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UN Climate Change Conference – COP27
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IAP at COP27 The UN Climate Change Conference – COP27 – is currently being held in Sharm El-Sheik, Egypt. IAP is present. Announcing Institution
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Watch the Recording of our side event at the 2022 FAO Science and Innovation Forum Announcing Institution
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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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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
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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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Call for nominations: IPBES Nature Futures Framework workshop The workshop will take place on 14-16 November 2022 Announcing Institution
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  • 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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Health in the Climate Emergency: A global perspective
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  • Health
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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  • 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 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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Climate change and health: from impact to action
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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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  • Environment & Climate
Andy Haines, IAP project on Climate Change and Health co-chair, wins 2022 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement Andy Haines is being recognized for his contributions in understanding the effects of climate change on public health, his leadership in expanding the scope of public health to one of Planetary Health, and for his mentorship of the next generation of health scientists and practitioners in preventive environmental health actions in the 21st century Announcing Institution
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Environmental Justice
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How to promote environmental justice A new guide helps young people to learn more about the concerns of their community in order to communicate accurate, helpful and trusted information about environmental justice. Discover it now. Announcing Institution
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International Transport Forum: Pre-Summit Research Day and Decarbonising Transport Awards The ITF works for transport policies that improve peoples’ lives. Its mission is to foster a deeper understanding of the role of transport in economic growth, environmental sustainability and social inclusion and to raise the public profile of transport policy Announcing Institution
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News from the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) Don't miss the latest news from IAP's regional network in Africa Announcing Institution
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Reports on Climate Change and Health in Africa, Asia and the Americas – online launch events There are many direct and indirect pathways for the impacts of climate change on health and there will be significant variation within regions to be described Announcing Institution
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News from the European Academies' Science Advisory Council (EASAC) Don't miss the latest news from IAP's regional network in the Europe Announcing Institution
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News from the Inter-American Network of Academies of Sciences (IANAS) Don't miss the latest news from IAP's regional network in the Americas Announcing Institution
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A High-Level Meeting on 'Complex-determination and an integral and collaborative response to the COVID-19 syndemic' Read the letter from the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA) on behalf of the Sustainable Health Equity Movement (SHEM) to the Executive Board of the World Health Organization (EB-WHO) Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
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Our most popular stories from 2021 From Young Physician Leaders (YPL) to IAP Statements, these were our 10 most-read articles of the year Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
Synthesis Report of the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report Registration will close on 13 March 2022 Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
Call for nominations of members of the Multidisciplinary Experts Panel of IPBES Nominations should only be made by national focal points or their representatives Announcing Institution
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  • Health
Climate action to protect and promote health: sharing knowledge among regions to focus on solutions Watch the recording of the IAP session at COP26 Announcing Institution
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biodiversity
  • Environment & Climate
Review of the IPBES draft scoping report for the business and biodiversity assessment now live Participate as an expert reviewer and attend the online dialogue workshops Announcing Institution
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Preparing for COP26 and more news from our Climate Change and Health Project Announcing Institution
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  • Energy
  • Environment & Climate
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IAP and NASAC to convene workshop on decarbonising transport in Africa, 15-17 November 2021 Announcing Institution
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Developing and using the scientific evidence base for tackling challenges of climate change for human health
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  • Health
Developing and using the scientific evidence base for tackling challenges of climate change for human health Watch the recording of the IAP side event at the Africa Climate Week 2021 Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
Business & Biodiversity Week 2021 Touching on some of the most critical issues for the business community and the urgent need to revert the loss of biodiversity, these sessions will provide a space for corporate engagement, knowledge sharing, and identifying solutions to shared problems in the months leading up to COP15 Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
World academies launch an action plan to combat both climate change and biodiversity decline The new IAP Statement ‘Climate Change and Biodiversity: Interlinkages and policy options’ highlights that climate and biodiversity policies are currently insufficiently connected and addressing climate change and biodiversity decline together is central to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Announcing Institution
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Africa Climate Week 2021: Side event on tackling challenges of climate change for human health The event draws attention on priorities to be addressed in climate change transformational solutions for mitigation and adaptation for resilient health systems Announcing Institution
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Opportunities to participate in IPBES processes Do not miss the upcoming deadlines Announcing Institution
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IPCC report confirms need for immediate, rapid and large-scale reductions in greenhouse gas emissions The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) focuses on the physical science basis of climate change and future scenarios. Unless there are immediate, rapid and large-scale reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, it warns, limiting warming to close to 1.5°C or even 2°C will be beyond reach. Announcing Institution
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IPBES8 Stakeholder Days E-Posters session
  • Environment & Climate
IAP infographic at the IPBES8 Stakeholder Days E-Posters session The infographic released with the IAP Statement on Protection of Marine Environments is available online Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
World Oceans Day: we must protect marine environments 'The Ocean: Life and Livelihoods' is the theme of the United Nations World Oceans Day 2021, celebrated all around the world on 8 June Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
World academies call for protection of marine environments The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) urges world leaders to improve ocean health by stopping habitat destruction and the spread of environmental contaminants, fighting climate change and overexploitation, and adopting evidence-based policies Announcing Institution
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Elsevier Foundation Chemistry for Action Challenge
  • Environment & Climate
Do you have an idea for a chemistry project tackling climate action? Share it and win €25,000 Submit your project to the Elsevier Foundation Chemistry for Action Challenge Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
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A global science agenda on risk Fill this ISC-UNDRR-IRDR survey in and help develop a global science agenda on risk Announcing Institution