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Science in Exile mapping survey The results of the survey will be used to populate a searchable database on the new Science in Exile website - a useful tool both for scientists seeking support and protection, and organizations looking to create partnerships Announcing Institution
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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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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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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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IAP co-chair Cherry Murray appointed to the UN TFM 10-member group The group will advise the UN on unleashing the power of technology for development Announcing Institution
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Science diplomacy: the Impact Story of S4D4C The S4D4C website and all its content remain online until April 2025 Announcing Institution
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Sustainable worldwide collaboration to respond to ongoing inequities and health emergencies Read the Sustainable Health Equity Movement (SHEM) Statement to the 74th World Health Assembly Announcing Institution
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Science in Exile supports at-risk, displaced and refugee scientists A recent workshop pushes this initiative into a new phase Announcing Institution
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The Forum for Genetic Research from the Swiss Academies of Natural Sciences launches a COVID-19 web portal The web portal answers important questions about the COVID-19 vaccines. It puts together the latest information on the effect, functioning, development and approval of the vaccines Announcing Institution
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GYA publications reveal the challenges faced by early-career researchers The Global Young Academy's output and activities in early 2021 include the following publications and conference events Announcing Institution
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How to strengthen COVID-19 research Read the new communiqué from the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) Announcing Institution
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Highlights of IAP Survey on Predatory Journals and Conferences out now Researchers around the world share their perspectives on predatory practices Announcing Institution
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Science in Exile: join the Interim Steering Committee or one of our task teams Members of an Interim Steering Committee and co-leads of working groups will help take forward the TWAS-IAP-ISC initiative Announcing Institution
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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
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Science diplomacy: a key tool and method for building partnerships, equity and equality Read Fast and Slow Issues in Science Diplomacy: Towards an Equitable Global Metis of Science Diplomacy Announcing Institution
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An Advisory Mechanism for the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) IAP Biosecurity Working Group members have been invited to participate in two workshops on the Modalities of a Scientific Advisory Process for the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC). Announcing Institution
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Reflecting Sunlight: Recommendations for Solar Geoengineering Research and Research Governance Read the new report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Announcing Institution
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Climate change, biodiversity and data for health emergencies: read the new G7 Science Academies statements The national science academies of the G7 nations launched their science agenda ahead of the G7 leaders’ summit in the UK in June Announcing Institution
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The Gender Dimension of Refugee and Displaced Scientists Watch the recording of GenderInSITE-TWAS-IAP session Announcing Institution
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COVID-19 threatens to lead to a “lost generation” of researchers, say international scholar networks The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) and the Global Young Academy (GYA) lay out recommendations to mitigate the harms of COVID-19 and seize on the opportunities to improve higher education systems around the world Announcing Institution
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Let's celebrate International Women's Day Discover the history of women's day and this year's theme, join us to discuss the Gender Dimension of Refugee and Displaced Scientists and download our books Announcing Institution
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Call for submissions: 17th International Conference on Urban Health 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