Two years after 193 Member States passed a resolution at a UNESCO General Conference in 2019, the ‘Open Science Recommendation’ has been adopted.
spotlight successful open science initiatives;
promote the global circulation of knowledge and encourage interaction and sharing between scientists;
give opportunities for governments, international organizations and editors to continue to work towards the publication in open access at acceptable costs.
Des 15 organisations involved in animal testing in Netherlands have signed an agreement, pledging commitment to openly communicate how animals are used in research.
At the ‘2021 Open Access week’, International Science Council’s members, aside approving a resolution to work on reforming scholarly publishing, also endorsed 8 fundamental principles for scientific publishing.
Financial support for authors and quality peer-review publications should be guaranteed, as 16 physics societies pledge commitment to Open Access (OA) for physics research.
Art education and development is necessary for a knowledge society.
Science for the SDGs – Part 32: Sustainability science 7/8 – Open access to published scientific knowledge
Basic sciences are a common good, and as such must be accessible to everybody.
Sustainability is also a serious matter for open access electronic publications.