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(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 Read More

(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 Read More

(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 Read More

(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 Read More

(REF GN28) Genomics for Shared Research and Better Health Outcomes

Genomics is a highly important tool in achieving SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being. In the context of UNGA76 ISC will convene this session focussed on research and policy priorities in the development of genomics and precision medicine as a driver of beneficial health outcomes for world citizens. The session will bring together leaders from Read More

(REF DT28) Digital Transformation for Health for the SDGs, Convened by HSE, Ireland

The Digital Transition for Healthcare – Stay Left, Shift Left A paradigm, policy, platform and prescription for wellness and better health Prof. Martin Curley, Director Digital Transformation and Innovation, HSE Declan Kirrane, CEO, ISC Intelligence in Science The broad adoption of Digital Health as a paradigm, platform and a policy will be fundamentally important to Read More

(REF NI29) Roundtable on Nigeria Jaagz Bajaj • Samuel Adunreke

THE ROLE OF SCIENCE AND INNOVATION IN ADDRESSING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS IN NIGERIA Science and Innovation have a significant role to play in the attainment and realization of economic, political and social independence in Nigeria and Africa at large. The issues of underdevelopment in Africa had in the past been multi-dimensional in nature and Read More

(REF S1629) Science and SDG 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

SDG 16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions The SDG 16 is a universal and urgent call for action by all countries – developed and developing – to promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels by 2030. The goal, Read More