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Millennium Technology Prize 2024
  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
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Make a nomination for the 2024 Millennium Technology Prize The Call for nominations for the 2024 Millennium Technology Prize is open until 31 October 2023. The Prize is awarded for groundbreaking technological innovations that benefit people globally and improve life on the planet in a sustainable way. 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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Cacyreus marshalli, a South African species introduced into Italy in 1997 via horticultural trade
  • 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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  • Environment & Climate
  • Policy for Science
  • Sustainable Development Goals
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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  • Policy for Science
United Nations Establishes Scientific Advisory Board to Bridge Science and Policy Gap The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced in August 2023 the creation of a new Scientific Advisory Board to advise UN leaders on breakthroughs in science and technology and how to harness the benefits of these advances and mitigate potential risks. Announcing Institution
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New Governing Council to lead the African Academy of Sciences
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New Governing Council to lead the African Academy of Sciences The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) welcomes in August 2023 a new Governing Council led by prominent scientist Professor Lise Korsten, who is the first woman President to lead the Academy. 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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WHO call for experts
  • Policy for Science
Call for Experts - Technical Advisory Group on the responsible use of the life sciences and dual-use research The WHO is calling for experts to participate in a Technical Advisory Group on the responsible use of the life sciences and dual-use research. Announcing Institution
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  • Policy for Science
TWAS publishes its Annual Report for 2022 This publication (free to download) provides an overview of TWAS activities in 2022 Announcing Institution
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  • Health
Call for nominations: IAP 2023 Young Physician Leaders (YPL) Programme Call for nominations is open for the IAP 2023 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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  • Energy
EASAC Report Highlights Urgent Need to Phase Out Natural Gas and Transition to Renewables A newly released report by the European Academies' Science Advisory Council (EASAC) titled "The Future of Gas" sounds the alarm on the environmental impact of natural gas and emphasizes the imperative to transition away from fossil fuels. Announcing Institution
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  • Other
Call for nominations - Christian Merieux Prize 2024 The Institut de France’s Christophe and Rodolphe Mérieux Foundation awards an annual scientific Prize to support research on infectious diseases in developing countries and teams working permanently in the field in these countries. Announcing Institution
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KNAW Planetary Health Report
  • Environment & Climate
  • 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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Climate change decision making
  • Policy for Science
G-7 Science Academies call for actions on climate change, the oceans and ageing The science academies of the G-7 countries issued in March 2023 three joint statements to their respective governments to inform discussions and policy-making during the May G-7 summit in Hiroshima. Announcing Institution
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The Future of Research Evaluation: A Synthesis of Current Debates and Developments
  • Policy for Science
‘The Future of Research Evaluation: A Synthesis of Current Debates and Developments’ The Global Young Academy (GYA), the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) and the International Science Council (ISC) Centre for Science Futures have released a synthesis paper which sets out the major drivers, opportunities and challenges for research evaluation reform and collates illustrative examples of change happening at global, regional, national and institutional levels. The paper is intended to serve as a prospectus for in-depth conversations with stakeholders including the global research community itself. Announcing Institution
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Job opportunity - UNESCO is seeking the next TWAS Executive Director The recruitment process for the next TWAS Executive Director in Trieste, Italy, is now under way by UNESCO. The deadline for applications is 30 June 2023. Announcing Institution
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IANAS launches three calls to support young women researchers in the Americas The Inter-American Network of Academies of Sciences (IANAS) is launching three calls to support young women researchers in the Americas: the Anneke Levelt-Senger prize, the video contest ‘Let’s Discover Latin American Female Scientist’ and the Young Scientist Research Award (YSRA). Announcing Institution
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workshop on Advancing multi-sectoral and life-course approaches in mental health research In Africa’ which was convened jointly by the Academy of Medical Sciences and Academy of Sciences of South Africa.
  • Health
Advancing multi-sectoral and life-course approaches in mental health research In Africa The Academy of Medical Sciences UK and the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) published the findings from their most recent collaboration. The reports are based on two workshops from November 2022 that focused on mental health research and supporting career development in countries across Africa including South Africa, Ghana, Ethiopia and Nigeria. 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
  • Environment & Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goals
“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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Cover photo of the EASAC report on neonicotinoids February 2023
  • Agriculture & Food Security
  • Health
EASAC issues new report on “Neonicotinoids and their substitutes in sustainable pest control” The report, published in February 2023, is the latest of a series of publications on the issue. It summarises the results of research in recent years and strengthens earlier conclusions in EASAC’s 2015 review on the wider ecosystem effects of neonicotinoids. Announcing Institution
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Milagro Sanchez Cunto profile photo at the WHS in Washington DC
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“Leadership is choosing to be empathetic”, says 2022 IAP Young Physician Leader Milagro Sanchez Cunto The 2023 World Health Summit Regional Meeting took place on 13 April in Washington DC. Dr. Milagro Sanchez Cunto was among the young panellists who discussed challenges and opportunities of leadership in a globalized world, recalling her experience with IAP’s Young Physician Leaders programme. Announcing Institution
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IAP Save the Children Open call for ‘Climate Change and Health’ policy case studies
  • Agriculture & Food Security
  • Energy
  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
  • Policy for Science
  • Sustainable Development Goals
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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2024 Millennium Technology Prize
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2024 Millennium Technology Prize: Nominations open until 31 October 2023 The Call for the 2024 Millennium Technology Prize nominations is open until 31 October 2023. The prize rewards groundbreaking technological innovations that benefit people globally. Announcing Institution
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Morocco’s Hassan II Academy of Sciences and Technology hosted the triennial conference of the IAP Science Education Programme
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IAP discusses Science Education in Morocco Morocco’s Hassan II Academy of Sciences and Technology hosted the triennial conference of the IAP Science Education Programme. Announcing Institution
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  • Agriculture & Food Security
  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
  • Health
  • Sustainable Development Goals
Science and sustainable food. How scientific tools can help address issues aimed at food and biodiversity (event in Italian) The public event 'Science and sustainable food. How scientific tools can help address issues aimed at food and biodiversity for the health of the planet and its inhabitants' took place in Italian language at the Universita degli Studi di Udine on 23 February 2023. Announcing Institution
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Margaret A. Hamburg appointed as member of the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board by US President IAP announces that its newly-elected Co-President, Margaret A. Hamburg has been appointed as a member of the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board by US President, Joe Biden. Announcing Institution
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WSF 2022 Science for Social Justice
  • Energy
  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
  • Policy for Science
  • Sustainable Development Goals
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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  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
  • Sustainable Development Goals
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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 Triennial Conference of the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) and the Worldwide Meeting of Young Academies
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Senior and young academies call for a more inclusive, effective, and sustainable research environment Representatives from all over the world joined the Triennial Conference of the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) and the Worldwide Meeting of Young Academies Announcing Institution
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UN Climate Change Conference – COP27
  • Agriculture & Food Security
  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
  • Sustainable Development Goals
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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Azize Tiryakioglu
YPL alumna at the European Research Executive Agency Azize Tiryakioglu becomes a trainee of the Blue Book Traineeship Program at the REA Announcing Institution
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The 2022 IAP YPL cohort
  • Health
We need better healthcare for a better future, say 2022 IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) For the 12th edition of this programme, IAP selected a new cohort of 21 Young Physician Leaders from 18 countries for a two-day workshop in Berlin, Germany, followed by participation at the World Health Summit, this year organized in collaboration with the World Health Organization. Announcing Institution
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  • Agriculture & Food Security
  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
Watch the Recording of our side event at the 2022 FAO Science and Innovation Forum Announcing Institution
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IAP YPL 2022 cohort
  • Health
Watch the recoding of the IAP Young Physician Leaders session at the 2022 World Health Summit Do not miss 'Effective Leaders for Effective Health Systems' Announcing Institution
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YPL frame 2022 Berlin
  • Health
Meet the next generation of IAP Young Physician Leaders: the 2022 cohort is here Meet 21 outstanding young physicians below the age of 40 from all over the world Announcing Institution
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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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InterAcademy Partnership
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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
  • Health
  • 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