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.
Key leaders in the open-science movement said the adoption of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO’s) open science recommendation is a ‘huge’ milestone. Abdulsalam MAHMUD writes.
A recent post in developmentaid.org recalls how 2022 was proclaimed as the ‘Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development’, and also how a newly-formed ‘Global Commission’ will raise $100m for SDGs.
3 The International Union of Crystallography, IUCr, has appointed two main editors for its newsletter. They are Henry Chapman, the Co-editor of IUCr Journal; and Prof. Xiaodong Zou of the Department of Materials and Environmental Chemistry, Stockholm University.
Acute economic crisis is taking a heavy toll on Sri Lanka’s health care system. Having run out of funds to buy basic medicines, what the Asian nation now needs are donations to resuscitate its healthcare system.