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4 Oct 2013
Nominations are now being accepted by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) for the prestigious Heineken Prizes 2014.
3 Oct 2013
The Royal Society, UK, calls for evidence from IAP member academies ...
African Academy of Sciences TWAS Royal Society Environmental Defense Fund (US - not IAP member). While most geoengineering research has taken place in developed countries, the implications of large-scale climate interventions, and thus discussions about their governance, are necessarily global. ...
Topics: Climate Change, Science Communication
Completed On: 27 Sep 2013
Led by IAP member KAST (Korean Academy of Science and Technology) in partnership with the Thailand Academy of Sciences, this project aims to assist developing countries in Asia to improving their ability to respond to climate changes by building voluntary green house gas reduction infrastructures and systems based on successful experience in Korea and elsewhere.
Topics: Climate Change, Environment, Energy
Completed On: 27 Sep 2013
11 Sep 2013
IAP and its member academies are working to raise awareness of the need for science to inform disaster risk reduction policies ...
22 October 2013 – 23 October 2013
jointly organized by the Association of Academies and Societies of Sciences in Asia (AASSA) and the National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL). The Conference will be held in conjunction with the first Executive Board Meeting of AASSA
Manila Hotel at One Rizal Park
31 May 2013
Science academies from around the globe have issued statements to call world leaders' attention to the role science, technology, and innovation can play in the pursuit of sustainable development, and to raise their awareness of the emerging threat of drug resistance in infectious agents including tuberculosis ...
Resource Added: 3 Jul 2013
Latest Update: 3 Jul 2013
Resource Added: 20 May 2013
Latest Update: 20 May 2013
Project Partners: Sudanese National Academy of Sciences; Hassan II Academy of Science and Technology; Pakistan Academy of Sciences.
Deserts covers one fifth of the Earth’s land surface. Biodiversity includes all organisms, species, and populations. Due to harsh climate in deserts, only ...
Topics: Climate Change, Environment
Project Type: Workshop, Conference
Latest Update: 20 May 2013
3 Apr 2013
The Conference, hosted by the University of Dar es Salaam in Arusha, Tanzania from 15-18 October 2013 will bring together decision-makers and climate researchers, scientists and applications specialists from Africa and around the world to: identify the state of knowledge on the African ...
14 March 2012 – 17 March 2012
An AASSA Regional Workshop
Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan
12 January 2010 – 15 January 2010
IAP Conference and General Assembly 2010 (12-15 January 2010), hosted by The Royal Society in London, UK, to mark the celebration of the Society's 350th Anniversary.
The IAP Conference Communiqué ...
"Biodiversity is the term used to ...
The InterAcademy statement recommends that the proposed UNFCCC Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) mechanism is a vital and integral part of the climate framework to be agreed in Copenhagen this week, including transparent and robust monitoring systems to verify emissions reductions. It calls for research funding to help target political and economic interventions - for example, on the effective cultivation of valuable forest species - as well as encouraging more cooperation on earth observation to improve the accuracy of monitoring and evaluation of deforestation. Since its release, the Royal Academy of Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences of Spain has signed the Statement, bringing the total of signatories to 54.
14 June 2011 – 18 June 2011
The Akademi Sains Malaysia is organizing the 22nd Pacific Science Congress in Kuala Lumpur from 14-18 June 2011. The meeting on the theme "Asia Pacific Science in the 21st Century: Meeting the Challengs of Global Change" will include discussions and debates on the changing climate, ...
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
17 Jan 2011
A selection of links to interviews with national scientists by IAP Member Academies
21 Jan 2011
The Australian Academy of Science published The Science of Climate Change: Questions and Answers . The report aims to address confusion created by contradictory information in the public domain. It sets out to explain the current situation in climate science, including where there is ...
25 Nov 2010
A website dedicated to the Solar Radiation Management Initiative (SRMGI), to which IAP has recently signed up as a stakeholder, is now online.
1 Jan 2007
The Akademi Sains Malaysia is organizing the 22nd Pacific Science Congress ifrom 14-18 June 2011 in Kuala Lumpur. The theme is on Asia Pacific Science in the 21st Century: Meeting the Challenges of Global Change, and includes topics such as climate, global change and ecosystems, oceans, ...
29 Nov 2010
Certain actions to cut greenhouse gas emissions and thus reduce climate change can also directly improve human health, according to a statement from IAMP, a global network of the world's medical academies, and partner organization of IAP ...
20 May 2010
Implementing the recommendations of the IAC Report entitled "Lighting the Way: Toward a Sustainable Energy Future" ...