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Peter Messerli at HPFL 2019
  • 17.07.2019
  • Meldung

2019 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

CDE director PeterMesserli last week at the 2019 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development presenting the Global Sustainable Development Report jointly with Endah Mauriningtyas
Nature Sustainability Interview with Peter Messerli, and Eeva Furman
  • 10.07.2019
  • Meldung

Knowledge for sustainability action

The independent group of scientists (IGS) behind the forthcoming Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR) have joined the ongoing negotiations in the lead-up to the September 2019 SDG Summit in New York. IGS co-chair Peter Messerli and IGS member Eeva Furman speak to Nature Sustainability about writing the report.
UK aid funds biggest educational technology research project
  • 28.06.2019
  • Meldung

UK aid funds world’s biggest educational technology research project

The World Bank, University of Cambridge and UK tech companies partner with DFID to help improve education technology in developing countries.
Foto: J. Pelikan, SwissTPH Basel
  • 24.06.2019
  • Meldung

Build science in Africa

To cope with climate change and population growth, the continent urgently needs more home-grown researchers, argue ecologists Anagaw Atickem, Nils Chr. Stenseth and colleagues.
The African Academy of Sciences is creating guidance
  • 21.06.2019
  • Meldung

Africa’s science academy leads push for ethical data use

The goal is to create the continent’s first cross-disciplinary guidelines for collecting, storing and sharing data and specimens.
Title GAIA 2/2019
  • 14.06.2019
  • Meldung

Research for Sustainable Development Goals

The current GAiA issue (- GAIA 2/2019) focuses on the Sustainable Development Goals, the need of taking action now in order to start the transformation towards the desired state, and how this poses challanges to science and academia.
Two-Way Trade
  • 16.05.2019
  • Meldung

Chinese investments fuels African science

Africa has emerged as a major partner in China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), and that is paying dividends for science. So far, 39 African countries and the African Union Commission have signed BRI cooperation agreements, with others expected to follow.
Tedros Adhenom Ghebreyesus (centre) meets with Ebola responders in the Democratic Republic of the Congo after an epidemiologist was killed.
  • 07.05.2019
  • Meldung

WHO chief on battling Ebola in a war zone

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus talks about fighting the outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo amid attacks on health workers.
Copyright M. Winkler, SwissTPH
  • 01.05.2019
  • Meldung

WHO to put global south in the driver’s seat

The chief scientist of its new science division, Soumya Swaminathan, explains how the agency will encourage innovation, promote open data and hand the power to scientists from the global south.
UKRI-KFPE Workshop
  • 28.03.2019
  • Meldung

Working in Effective Partnerships to Address Sustainable Development Goals

In September 2018, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the KFPE held a joint workshop in Tanzania. The purpose of which was to bring together researchers and stakeholders from the Global South to identify: (1) What constitutes best practice in research partnerships (2) How to engage researchers and governments from the Global South in research programme agenda setting (3) How to translate research outputs into development impact.
Marcel Tanner
  • 14.12.2018
  • SCNAT
  • Meldung

SCNAT-Präsident Marcel Tanner ausgezeichnet

Die Afrikanische Akademie der Wissenschaften (AAS) hat Marcel Tanner zu ihrem Mitglied gewählt.
Plenary - KFPE International Conference 2018
  • 12.12.2018
  • Meldung

Stronger integration and dialogue between science and society for the SDGs

More than 70 high-level decision makers, scientists, NGO and funding agency representatives gathered to celebrate 20 years of KFPE Guidelines at the conference “Leveraging Research Partnerships for Global Challenges”. A series of talks presented in three separate sessions addressed the following topics: (i) new roles and tasks of science in general and research partnerships in particular; (ii) regional adaptation of scientific systems; and (iii) how science policies and funding systems can support transformative research. Participants were left with one clear conclusion at the end of the 22 November meeting: stronger integration and dialogue between science and society, including policy and business, is essential if we are to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
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