A meeting in Uzbekistan dedicated to green chemistry
The International Symposium “Science for Sustainable Development: Challenges for Central Asia” is an event dedicated to the issues of education for sustainable development and the integration of the countries of the Central Asian region into the Sustainable Development Agenda, advanced research in the field of green chemistry and rational use of natural resources.
The symposium is designed to highlight the contribution of fundamental research and education to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, as well as the important role of the countries of the Central Asian region in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Agenda.
On the first day of the symposium, an awards ceremony will be held for the winners of the Green Chemistry for Life program, which is implemented by UNESCO jointly with PhosAgro and the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC).
It will be followed by three plenary sessions:
- Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development in Central Asia;
- Best Practices from Universities in Central Asia: Science Education and Research for Sustainable Development;
- School Education for Sustainable Development.
On the second day, the International School-Symposium for students and young scientists “Green Chemistry as a tool for sustainable development” will be held. There will be a plenary lecture by Professor Ehud Keinan, President-elect, IUPAC, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, and several presentations by scientists from different parts of the world. Grants winner will also present the works that have been awarded.
The last day of this event will be dedicated to “Green chemistry: opportunities for maintenance and conservation of the World Heritage”, through an exploratory visit to UNESCO World Heritage site in Samarkand.