President, International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA), Rémi Quirion, believes the newly-launched Francophone Scientific Advisory Network will showcase the scientific feats of researchers, and also enable the world prepare for the next pandemic.
According to a study, conserving 30% of land will safeguard 70% of terrestrial plant and vertebrate animal species, while 68% of all clean water will be made available.
The International Science Programme, ISP, has welcomed HE Prof Ameenah Gurib-Fakim (Former President of the Republic of Mauritius) and Prof Tom Britton (Dept of Mathematics, Stockholm University, Sweden) as its new Board members.
From July 2020 to July 2023, the DiDEM project will enable science and decision-makers to dialogue for coastal and marine environmental management in seven African countries.
In a chat with ICTP, Shobhana Narasimhan, a condensed matter theorist at the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, India, explained why the poorest and richest countries of the world have very few women in science.
An activity organized by EPS Young Minds, in 2020, showcased discoveries by Catania physicists, and stimulated Italian high school students’ interest in scientific research.
Human rights, environmental protection: NGOs want law enacted for Guinea, Ghana’s automobile industries
In Guinea and Ghana, non-governmental organizations are pressurizing automotive industry stakeholders to curb social and environmental degradations caused by exploiting bauxite in the two African nations.
The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry and The Chemical Society of Nigeria’s joint IUPAC’s CHEMRAWN XXII ‘E-Waste In Africa Conference’ is slated for November this year.
The International Astronomical Union urged its over 120,000 members to address climate change via scientific and educational outreaches, together with various other activities.
This article highlights the role international partnerships such as the ‘Sustainable Energy for All Initiative’ will play in expanding and modernizing Africa’s electric sector.