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Online survey on diverse and inclusive research in 14 languages RRING project is a research study with UNESCO and AAAS as partners Announcing Institution
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Globalization of Traditional Chinese Medicine: what are the issues for ensuring evidence‐based diagnosis and therapy? An EASAC commentary article on the Journal of Internal Medicine Announcing Institution
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Academies warn against unregulated use of Traditional Chinese Medicine The European Academies of Science and Medicine call for evidence-based diagnosis and therapy Announcing Institution
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IPCC Working Group II Contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report 'Climate Change 2021: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability' will be available for Expert Review until 13 December 2019 Announcing Institution
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New IAP-Policy Co-Chair Announcing Institution
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Online conferences: provide early input to the scoping process of the IPBES nexus and transformative change assessments. These online conferences are intended to give Governments and other stakeholders an opportunity to provide early input to the scoping process in order to increase the policy-relevance of the scoping reports. Announcing Institution
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U.S. National Academies Symposium on Human Rights and Digital Technologies On 18 September 2019, the Committee on Human Rights of the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will hold a symposium which will be webcast live and will gather experts to examine the human rights opportunities and risks associated with the use of digital technologies. Announcing Institution
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Call for nominations of experts to assist with the scoping of a thematic assessment of the interlinkages among biodiversity, water, food and health This assessment will use a nexus approach to examine the strong interlinkages among the Sustainable Development Goals related to food and water security, health for all, protecting biodiversity on land and in the oceans and combating climate change, among others. Announcing Institution
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Call for nominations of experts to assist with the scoping of the Transformative Change Assessment The assessment explores the drivers of and motives behind broad societal changes and transitions to inform the design of relevant policies, communication and engagement campaigns and other actions. Announcing Institution
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First external review now open for the IPBES values assessment New announcement by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). Announcing Institution
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Threat to autonomy of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences The Executive Committee of the International Human Rights Network of Academies & Scholarly Societies issued a statement concerning threat to autonomy of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Announcing Institution
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Latest assessment of global progress on implementing the SDGs Announcing Institution
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Science-Policy Initiative on Air Pollution and Health Launch Event: 19 June 2019, 15:00 to 17:30 at UN Headquarters, Conference Room 6, United Nations Plaza, New York City, USA. Announcing Institution
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IAP's Africa Science Policy Fellowship Program This opportunity fills a demand for short, intensive exposure to policy development and implementation: other types of fellowship or detail opportunities, such as those offered by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and the African Union’s Department of Human Resources, Science & Technology, are typically lengthier and/or aimed at graduate and early post-graduate levels. Announcing Institution
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G-7 Science Academies Release Statements on Science and Trust, Artificial Intelligence, Citizen Science The national science academies of the G-7 countries issued three joint statements to their respective governments, to inform discussions during the G-7 summit to be held in August in France, as well as to inform ongoing policymaking. Announcing Institution
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Nature's dangerous decline 'unprecedented' and species extinction rates 'accelerating', new IPBES Global Assessment warns Current global response is insufficient and 'transformative changes' are needed to restore and protect nature. Announcing Institution
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Trauma is a disease: a call for action by IAP Health Drawing attention to the need for a strong paradigm shift, this statement encourages countries not only to control but also to prevent trauma by considering it as a disease with an integrated comprehensive approach in their health agenda. Announcing Institution
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CONDENsE-COnference on Nonproliferation and Dual-use awarENEss CONDENsE 2019 invites you to submit a proposal and join this event that brings together scientists and policy experts to explore use and misuse of emerging technologies in an invitation event. Announcing Institution
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Future Earth is launching a call for nominations for the Earth Commission Don’t miss the opportunity to nominate leading scientists to take part in an important mission to achieve global sustainability. Announcing Institution
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World Hearing Day WHO announces small grants to support World Hearing Day events Announcing Institution
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Seeking best practices in Health in All Policies - Deadline extended The Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) and IAP have jointly initiated a project to identify effective and replicable experiences of ‘Health in All Policies’ (HiAP). Announcing Institution
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Science Forum South Africa Announcing Institution
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IPBES inviting input on future work programme The Intergovernmental Panel on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services is calling for comments on its draft next work programme Announcing Institution
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Urgent need for joined-up support for threatened and displaced scientists worldwide A session at the World Social Science Forum in Japan highlighted the plight of war-displaced scientists and the role of the global scientific community in better understanding and addressing the challenges confronting them. Announcing Institution
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IAP at the S20 in Argentina IAP's Food and Nutrition Security and Agriculture project presented to G20
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IAP Statement release: A Call for Action to Tackle the Growing Burden of Dementia The InterAcademy Partnership for Health (IAP for Health) today issues ‘A Call for Action to Tackle the Growing Burden of Dementia’. This IAP Statement is endorsed by more than 50 members of IAP for Health. Announcing Institution
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Science International: at-risk researchers Under the banner of Science International, four global science organisations met in Trieste, Italy, to explore policy and programmes for scientists displaced by war. Announcing Institution
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IPCC seeking expert reviewers The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is seeking reviewers for its Special Report on Climate Change and Land. Announcing Institution
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IPBES updates Updates and notifications of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Announcing Institution
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Vaccination in Europe A joint EASAC/FEAM Commentary on the European Commission Roadmap on Strengthened cooperation against vaccine preventable diseases Announcing Institution
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IAP for Research Board Meeting Announcing Institution
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IAP now observer at IPCC IAP has been accredited as an observer organization of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Announcing Institution
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Press release: Biodiversity and nature’s contributions continue dangerous decline, scientists warn This media release by the IPBES secretariat launches the now-approved regional assessments of biodiversity and ecosystem services for Africa, the Americas, Asia-Pacific and for Europe and Central Asia. Announcing Institution
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Press release: New data confirm increased frequency of extreme weather events European national science academies urge further action on climate change adaptation. Announcing Institution
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New Royal Society policy briefing, Climate Updates Announcing Institution