Academies call for better use of research in international cooperation

Poverty, social inequality, global environmental problems and pandemics: Switzerland has to focus its international cooperation strategy more strongly on poverty reduction and the Sustainable Development Goals of Agenda 2030 using research to make its global contribution. This is what the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences call for in their statement on international cooperation, which was elaborated under the lead of KFPE.

Forschende prüfen den Einsatz von Drohnen zur Stärkung der Gesundheitsversorgung in Madagaskar
Image: Astrid Knoblauch, Swiss TPH Basel

For this to happen, Switzerland must take greater account of the strong research partnerships that currently exist with low- and middle-income countries in all aspects of international cooperation. Full text available only in German and French.

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