IRD publishes the second volume of the booklet “Science of sustainability, understanding, co-constructing, transforming”, comprising 42 fact sheets on the science of sustainable solutions.
The second ‘Open Science in the South’ symposium held in Cotonou, Benin Republic, in October 2022, was a great success and resulted in many recommendations.
What is essential to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? Michel Spiro, President, International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP), in an interview with Pesquisa FAPESP, said it is basic sciences.
The International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), in recent years has been steadfast in carrying out activities promoting the actualization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), writes Abdulsalam MAHMUD.
To underline the need for new knowledge to solve global challenges, the UN designated 2022/23 as the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development. Christina Moberg writes about the vision for a functional world.
The ‘International Astronomical Union’ has announced the maiden winners of its three new prizes, created earlier this year: the Astronomy Outreach Prize, Astronomy Development Prize and Astronomy Education Prize.
The CAP conference, held at least every two years, is co-organised by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Commission C2, Communicating Astronomy with the Public (CAP) and the IAU Office for Astronomy Outreach (OAO).
A new study, led by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) has proposed a novel method of estimating global economic wellbeing, using night-time satellite images.
COVID-19 pandemic will further derail the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the next five years without concerted action, international scientists have warned.
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.