Currently, world leaders are convening at the 77th United Nations General Assembly in New York. In parallel, the Science Summit is being held, with the central theme being the role and contribution of science in attaining the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Jasmina Saric reflects on the emergence, role and future of organisations that combine research and implementation for sustainable development. New findings on this topic will be presented at the Science Summit in a session convened by Swiss TPH.
The Global South Climate Database is a publicly available, searchable database of scientists and experts in the fields of climate science, climate policy and energy. The goal of the project, set up by Carbon Brief with the support of the Reuters Institute's Oxford Climate Journalism Network, is to ensure that journalists from all over the world can contact scientists from Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Pacific.
The Call for Panels for the XIX Biennial IASC Conference 2023 is now open. The IASC has been shaping the debate on alternative development pathways by way of putting the commons at center stage. In times of profound crises, we have seen states being caught up in emergency mode. This unfolds, among others, in a tendency to respond within national borders, and it has brought the importance of building genuine resilience that leaves no one behind.
Brilliant failure – at first this sounds more like a contradiction than a productive way of dealing with difficulties. Yet, a synthesis project from the r4d programme turned it into an innovative concept with regard to North-South research partnerships. The result is a film that is as entertaining as it is inspiring.
How can feminist and decolonial approaches help deconstruct the power dynamics and pre-established assumptions in global academic partnerships? Get to know more in the podcast with Violeta Gutierrez Zamora, early stage researcher and teacher from the University of Eastern Finland.
Science & Innovation Summit – Latin America 2022
This multidisciplinary networking event will include research talks, panel discussions and world cafés to deep dive into the most pressing issues in the region. We will convene leading and emerging experts from across Switzerland, Europe, and Latin America, drawing on a range of disciplines, including Life Sciences, Engineering, Maths, Art, Humanities, and Business.