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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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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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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
  • Other
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
  • Policy for Science
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
  • Health
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
  • Health
Transparency urged to raise COVID-19 vaccine uptake Read the article on SciDev.Net Announcing Institution
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covid vaccine hesitancy
  • Health
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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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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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
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Andy Haines
  • 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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World Science Forum
  • Other
Call for sessions at 2022 World Science Forum The main theme of the WSF2022 is Science for Social Justice Announcing Institution
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Science academies and disciplinary groups have work to do on gender equality
  • Other
Science academies and disciplinary groups have work to do on gender equality The Conversation published an article by GenderInSITE Director Roseanne Diab and IAP Coordinator Peter McGrath Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goals
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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  • Health
Antimicrobial resistance surveillance is paramount, says IAP YPL alumnus Suraj Bhattarai Read three open access articles Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
  • Policy for Science
  • Other
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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  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
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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  • Environment & Climate
  • Other
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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  • Agriculture & Food Security
  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
  • Energy
  • Environment & Climate
  • Policy for Science
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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  • Other
Bridging divides through science diplomacy Read the article on Issues in Science and Technology Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
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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  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
  • Policy for Science
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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  • Health
Achieving sustainable health equity Read the full article on the bulletin of the World Health Organization. Announcing Institution
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Robbert Dijkgraaf
  • Other
Former IAP President Robbert Dijkgraaf becomes Netherlands’s Minister of Education, Culture and Science IAP congratulates the newly appointed Minister 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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Elephants
  • 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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Public Health in Africa
  • Health
Public Health in Africa: what's past, what's next The International Conference on Public Health in Africa will put a spotlight on emergency health response in Africa and allow participants to share and learn about progress made, best practices and the latest in innovative research Announcing Institution
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  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • Other
The International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly for 2022 The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) is a member of the IYBSSD 2022 International Advisory Committee Announcing Institution
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Climate action to protect and promote health
  • Environment & Climate
  • 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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Open Science Ecosystem
  • Policy for Science
Discover the open science ecosystem Read the new article by Claudia Bauzer Medeiros Announcing Institution
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World Science Day for Peace and Development
  • Policy for Science
World Science Day for Peace and Development: supporting at-risk, displaced and refugee scientists A call to action from UNESCO-TWAS, IAP and ISC in the framework of the Science in Exile initiative to support at-risk, displaced and refugee scientists 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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Richard Catlow
  • Policy for Science
Sir Richard Catlow responds to Senior Science Advisors statement Read the declaration by the Vice President and Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society and IAP co-President Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
Preparing for COP26 and more news from our Climate Change and Health Project Announcing Institution
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  • Energy
  • Environment & Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goals
IAP and NASAC to convene workshop on decarbonising transport in Africa, 15-17 November 2021 Announcing Institution
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ISC Governing Board
  • Other
New Governing Board elected to provide scientific and strategic leadership to the International Science Council Members of the International Science Council (ISC) elected a new Governing Board which will provide scientific and strategic leadership to the Council in the coming three years Announcing Institution
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2020 IAP Annual Report cover
  • Agriculture & Food Security
  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
  • Policy for Science
  • Sustainable Development Goals
IAP announces the publication of its 2020 Annual Report In 2020 the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) supported 65 meetings and 38 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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Developing and using the scientific evidence base for tackling challenges of climate change for human health
  • Environment & Climate
  • 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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  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
BWC Meetings of Experts: a scientific advisory body and Tianjin Guidelines in the spotlight IAP and its partners actively participated to the discussions Announcing Institution
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Forest
  • 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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Science in Exile podcast launched
  • Policy for Science
Science in Exile podcast launched Discover how science is being preserved across borders, told trough the stories of refugee and displaced scientists Announcing Institution
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  • Other
How to support Afghan scientists and scholars Read the new joint statement from the Interacademy Partnership (IAP) and the International Science Council (ISC) Announcing Institution