Science Summit at United Nations General Assembly 78 from 12 to 29 September 2023, Virtual and In-Person (New York)
ISC and its partners organised the 9th edition of the Science Summit around the 78th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA78) on 12-29 September 2023.
The role and contribution of science to attaining the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be the central theme of the Summit.
The objective is to develop and launch science collaborations to demonstrate global science mechanisms and activities to support the attainment of the UN SDGs, Agenda 2030 and Local2030. The meeting will also prepare input for the United Nations Summit of the Future, which will take place during UNGA79 beginning on 12 September 2024.
“My participation to the 2023 Science Summit in New York allowed to continue the discussion on the importance of the link between science and policy through the promotion of evidence-informed decisions at all levels of government. This 2023 edition of the Summit provided for an opportunity to discuss with relevant partners visions towards the development of the post 2030 Agenda through the science and policy nexus lens.”remi quirion, president of the international network for governmental science advice (ingsa) and chief scientists of quebec
“COST has co-organised its first onsite Science Summit event this year. Realising the “Expanding scientific frontiers via international cooperation and networking” was an exciting experience filled with inspiration and stimulating collaboration. It allowed to reinforce the cooperation with the NSF AcceINet program and opened the door for engaging with new partners interested in global research and innovation networking.”kataling alfoldi, policy officer and global netwoking task leader, cost
“My participation in the 2023 Science Summit in New York allowed me to continue the discussion on the importance of the link between science and policy through the promotion of evidence-informed decisions at all levels of government. This 2023 edition of the Summit provided an opportunity to discuss visions towards developing the post-2030 Agenda with the relevant partners through the science and policy nexus lens.”martina desole, director, european livings labs
“We need scientists speaking with decision-makers, industry leaders, youth, indigenous people, and other groups to co-create a sustainable, healthy and equitable future world. The Science Summit provides that space through an inclusive global platform that brings together thought leaders from diverse backgrounds to discuss urgent solutions to humanity’s most pressing issues.”Anna Stewart Ibarra, Executive Director, Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research
Agenda 12 – 29 September 2023
Virtual and In-Person sessionsView the Science Summit at United Nations General Assembly (UNGA78) schedule & directory.