(REF S1326) Science and SDG 13: Climate Action

SDG 13 Climate Action The SDG 13 is a universal and urgent call for action by all countries – developed and developing – to take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts by 2030. The goal, being adopted in 2015 is a follow-up of the partially achieved millennium goals. Among others, the goal […]

(REF RM27) The significance of international research cooperation for the attainment of SDGs – approaches from research management. Convened by DLR, Germany.

Research funding on science and innovation is becoming more and more mission-oriented, in order to push topics that contribute to the solution of societal challenges, such as the ones connected to the SDGs. Contributing to the SDGs also requires a clear perspective on technology and knowledge transfer through close collaboration with all stakeholders. The session […]

(REF IS27) Science and Innovation for Africa: a more systematic approach, Exploring UN level iniatives for a systems approach, aligning government, industry, the scientific community and other stake holder to crate… Declan Kirrane

Science and Innovation for Africa: Exploring UN level initiatives for a systems approach, aligning government, industry, the scientific community and other stakeholders to create the necessary enabling policy, regulator and funding environment  Speakers  Daniel Adams Dept Science and Innovation, South Africa Mahama Ouedraogo Director Innovation and Human Resources African Union Commission, Ethiopia Manuel Heitor Portugal Science Minister Karina Angelieva, Ministry for […]

(REF RS27) A Resilience Strategy for the UN Sustainable Development Goals – A New Approach. Convened by Cranfield University, UK.

A Resilience Strategy for the UN Sustainable Development Goals – A New Approach   Resilience is acknowledged both explicitly and implicitly in a range of the proposed SDG targets. For example, Target 1.5 represents the core resilience target, as follows: ‘By 2030 build the resilience of the poor and those in vulnerable situations, and reduce […]