Keynote: The role of science and of science funders in the time of the COVID 19 crisis

funders have enormous power to influence the direction of science. What tools do you have: co-funding, coordinated funding, ensuring a balance of efforts using all the knowledge disciplines by finding ways to support transdisciplinary research. These are all easy things to say and make a lot of sense. But the reality is that with few exceptions this does not occur.… Read More

Building pathways to sustainability in a post-COVID world

IIASA and the ISC will be activating their global network and creating a Consultative Science Platform. The platform, to be launched in late May, will provide a global hub for consultation, deliberation, and collaboration among scientists, policymakers, and representatives from civil society around four key interconnected themes.… Read More

Ignored and Invisible – Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the Face of COVID-19 Pandemic

INGSA/Koi Tū EXCLUSIVE As the world is literally on a standstill due to COVID-19, vulnerable groups like urban IDPs are more weakened and more prone to experiencing injustice and inequalities. They often have limited or even non-existent access to basic services excluding them from most forms of aid and assistance.

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Tues 12 May & Thurs 14th May | Webinar on integration of the 2030 Agenda into national plans and strategies – UN DESA

The aim of the webinar is to identify good practices and approaches for the integration of the 2030 Agenda into national development plans, national sustainable development strategies, and related instruments, taking into account the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the capacity of countries to implement the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development.… Read More

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