(REF KI23) Kilimanjaro Innovation Hub to Enable Africa to Achieve SDG’s on Time

The world is undergoing a fourth industrial revolution at an unprecedented rate. Africa must proactively embrace it to ensure the communities benefit, and the youth succeed in the new world. Africa is yet to realize its potential in the digital space and leverage technology to build a more prosperous society. Urgent, bold, and coordinated action […]

(REF AS24) Arab Science Cooperation to achieve UN SDGs. Convened with The Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN)

This session will discuss Science as a means for development in the Arab region and how cooperation in science at national, regional, and global levels will support the efforts towards achieving the UN SDGs. It will present the efforts in conducting science from policies to actions including research, education and innovation and related cooperative projects […]

(REF S1023) Science and SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities Andrew Rugege

SDG 10 Reduced Inequalities The SDG 10 is a universal and urgent call for action by all countries – developed and developing – to reduce inequality within and among countries by 2030. The goal, being adopted in 2015 is a follow-up of the partially achieved millennium goals. Among others, this goal includes the empowerment and […]

(REF DF24) How Development Finance can support Science for the SDGs, including leveraging other funding instruments, Convened by ISC

(REF DF28) How Development Finance can support science to achieve the SDGs Abstract Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) are specialised development organisations that are usually majority-owned by national governments. DFIs invest in private sector projects in low and middle-income countries to promote job creation and sustainable economic growth. They apply stringent investment criteria aimed at safeguarding […]

(REF FO23) Nature based solutions: the mythbuster session. Convened by ICRAF

Nature based solutions: the mythbuster session. The overwhelming evidence that climate change requires drastic action and that the decarbonisation of transport, industry, energy systems, construction and the rest of our economy is unlikely to proceed at a pace sufficient to avoid serious catastrophe has led many to focus on nature-based solutions, sometimes as a stopgap […]

(REF HY23) Research Proposal Writing Workshop Seán McCarthy

How to Write a Competitive Proposal for EU Funding Programmes UN Summit 16th and 23rd September 2021 Dr. Seán McCarthy Hyperion Ltd (www.hyperion.ie) European Funding Programmes are one of the instruments used by the European Union to implement EU Policies. In the current funding period (2021-2027) there are over 30 funding programmmes – and each […]

(REF GS23) GeoScience for the SDGs: Earth systems span national borders and play out over timescales well beyond the 2030 horizon of the SDGs.

Geoscience for the SDGs The United Nations 2030 Agenda and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals represent the global strategy for achieving a better future for all. Yet, the Earth subsystems required to support the SDGs have been largely ignored. The agenda overlooks the spatial boundaries and geophysical processes of Earth subsystems such as river basins […]