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UN Proclaims 2022 as the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development

We need more basic sciences to achieve Agenda 2030 and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals. This is the message sent to the world by the United Nations General Assembly on 2 December 2021: Member States approved by consensus the resolution 76/A/L.12 promulgating the year 2022 as the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development (IYBSSD 2022).

UNESCO General Conference Adopts Recommendations on Open Science

The UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science has been adopted by the General Conference of UNESCO at its 41st session on 23 November 2021. The Recommendation defines shared values and principles for Open Science and identifies concrete measures on Open Access and Open Data, with proposals to bring citizens closer to science and to facilitate the production and dissemination of scientific knowledge.

PERITIA Lectures: 10 Speakers, 1400+ Participants, 200+ Questions

The PERITIA lectures series [Un]Truths: Trust in an Age of Disinformation came to an end this Tuesday with the final lecture ‘Expertise, Democracy and the Politics of Trust’ by Sheila Jasanoff (Harvard Kennedy School). Her lecture brought the series to a close with a reflection on the changing role of expertise across different political cultures.

🎉Today we celebrate the @UN proclamation of 2022 as the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development.

The resolution was supported by 50+ science organizations, including ALLEA.

Learn more: https://bit.ly/3oltGdw

#basicsciences #IYBSSD2022 #SDGs

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