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13 Feb 2014
The Future Earth Engagement Committee is a strategic advisory group whose primary purpose is to foster in-depth and innovative interactions between science and society to address global environmental change and transform towards global sustainability ...
30 Jan 2014
IAP encourages national science academies to raise awareness of work currently being carried out internationally to develop a new disaster risk reduction framework ...
Resource Added: 14 Jan 2014
Latest Update: 27 Jan 2014
20 Jan 2014
Outstanding independent scientists are invited to apply for vacancies that will become available in July 2014 within the GEF’s Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel. 2 qualified candidates are required in the areas of Biodiversity and Chemicals/Waste Management. STAP Panel Members are expected to be able to provide a minimum of 60 days per year to the work of STAP, and up to a maximum of 90 days - depending on work program circumstances.
Extreme Weather in Europe
In recent years, Europe has suffered a rising number of extreme weather events - from unprecedented heat waves and droughts to record-breaking floods, wind storms and freezes. It is vital that Europe’s policy makers come together to devise common strategies to help mitigate the physical, human and economic costs. This new EASAC report is based on a comprehensive collection of scientific data from the last 20 years ...
Resource Added: 14 Jan 2014
Latest Update: 14 Jan 2014
AASSA is IAP's Affiliated Regional Network for Asia
Resource Added: 11 Dec 2013
Latest Update: 11 Dec 2013
Led by the network of IAP members in the Americas and individual IAP member academies in the US, Brazil and Mexico, this project will implement the work plan produced last year to promote the role of science and technology in forging a sustainable energy future in the region.
Topics: Environment, Energy
Completed On: 16 Sep 2013
3 Oct 2013
The Royal Society, UK, calls for evidence from IAP member academies ...
Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Sweden Sogang University Academy for Scientific Culture (SASC), Korea Seoul National University Center for Theoretical Physics, Korea share experiences, polices, and developments about science communication between Korea and other countries of IAP member ...
Topics: Science Communication, Environment, Energy
Project Type: Workshop, Conference
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
9 Sep 2013
CATALYST is an international initiative funded by the European Commission Seventh Framework Programme FP7. It includes IAP Member Academy, TWAS, among its partners ...
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
24 February 2013 – 27 February 2013
Recent Updates - August 2013
The online AGENDA contains links to all presentations given at the Conference
Follow the link to the RESOURCES page for Articles and Features related to the results of the Conference, and the recommendations for follow up action ...
Brazilian Academy of Sciences
Rio de Janeiro
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 ...
1 Sep 2012
Professor Martyn Poliakoff, Foreign Secretary, The Royal Society, UK, will be giving the prize lecture on "Engineering a better world through greem chemistry" at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus on 18 October 2012. This prize lecture, first given in 1952, is an ...
14 March 2012 – 17 March 2012
An AASSA Regional Workshop
Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan
17 Jan 2011
A selection of links to interviews with national scientists by IAP Member Academies
30 June 2011 – 2 July 2011
The Association of Academies of Sciences in Asia (AASA) and National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic (NAS KR) held a regional workshop on “The Roles of Academies of Sciences in Water and Energy Problems in Central Asia and Ways for Their Solution” from 30 June – 2 ...
National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic (NAS KR)
On 11 March, the north-east of Japan was hit by a massive eathquake and the subsequent major tsunami and accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant resulted in a discharge of radioactive materials. The Science Council of Japan (SCJ) releases an overview for the science academies of the world ...
Resource Added: 20 May 2011
Latest Update: 20 May 2011
10 Mar 2011
The advent of synthetic biology, with its aim of creating living systems out of non-living materials, is as exciting as any biological advance of recent decades, and has much to offer, socially as well as scientifically...
1 Sep 2009
Romanian Academy , in collaboration with the European Academy of Sciences and Arts, will organize a conference on “Unconventional Energies in the Carpathian and Danubian Area”, 27-28 November at Vasile Goldis University in Arad, Romania. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
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.
20 May 2010
Implementing the recommendations of the IAC Report entitled "Lighting the Way: Toward a Sustainable Energy Future" ...