Achieving the UN goals on diseases such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes will need an average investment of US$18 million a year, targeting policies to cut smoking, alcohol abuse, and unhealthy diets.
8:30-10:00 Welcome of participants | 10:00-10:35 Welcome speeches | 10:55-12:20 The role of basic sciences in decision making | 14:30-14:55 Strengthening science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in Africa to achieve SDG 4 (Quality education) | 14:55-15:45 The role of basic sciences in developing societies | 16:00-17:00 Basic sciences to face the challenges of sustainable development | 17:00-17:25 Basic sciences around the Globe | 17:25-17:35 Conclusions
8 July 2022 Opening Ceremony Program 08:30 – 10:00 Check-in 10:00 – 10:35 Welcome speeches Moderator: Ms Shamila Nair-Bedouelle, Assistant Director-General for Natural Sciences, UNESCO Mr Antonio Guterres, Secretary General, United Nations (video) Ms Audrey Azoulay, Director General, UNESCO H.E Iris Xiomara Castro Sarmiento, President of the Republic of Honduras…
The Chief Science Officer (CSO) of TAE Technologies, Toshi Tajima, has been appointed into the ‘International Union of Pure and Applied Physics Commission 16 on Plasma Physics’. He will spearhead dialogue on how to attain SDGs, especially as IYBSSD2022 is celebrated.
To make open science a reality, three key issues, as a priority, ought to be advanced globally, according to Peter Gluckman, President of the International Science Council (ISC).
Basking from the euphoria of having its Executive Officer appointed as Node Coordinator for IYBSSD2022, ASSAf says it will engage stakeholders in South Africa and other African countries, to promote basic sciences.
Themed, “Getting to Zero: Mobilizing Parliaments for Action on Climate Change,” the 144th IPU Assembly held in Indonesia, attracted lawmakers from around 110 national parliaments.
The UNESCO toolkit launched on 14 March 2022, also contained a brief on allocating scarce resources modeling to support food-energy-water sustainability. It was written by Elena Rovenskaya, IIASA Advancing Systems Analysis Program Director.
To produce sustainable food systems, a group of experts who recently launched the African BioGenome Project (AfricaBP), plan to collect over 100,000 plants and animals’ species for breeders’ use.
All is now set for the Global Young Academy’s ‘2022 International Conference on Young Scientists’ holding in June, reports Abdulsalam MAHMUD.
Often decreed by the UN General Assembly, International Years, like the IYBSSD2022, are celebrations that touch on a certain issue of global interest, with the aim of raising awareness among the population or achieving certain goals.