Hosted by Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and Science Europe, the Meeting of the Global Research Council will take place in Küssnacht, Switzerland. Former GYA Co-Chair Eva Alisic will attend the meetin (tbc).
The 27th TWAS General Meeting will take place from 14 to 17 November at Kigali Convention Centre, in the Rwandan capital of Kigali. It is held under the title of “Innovation for Sustainability”. The meeting will feature the traditional ministerial session, with high-level government and policy representatives offering detailed views of the challenges and opportunities requiring
Each year, the World Science Day for Peace and Development offers an opportunity to demonstrate how science matters – high-level and in people’s everyday lifes. In 2016, the WSD focuses on science centres and science museums to highlight their important role in science communication. More about WSD and Global Young Academy: https://globalyoungacademy.net/world-science-day-2016-beyond-discipline/
International Event taking place from 6 November to 9 November 2016 in Gauteng. More information will follow soon.
Bart Kolodziejczyk represents the GYA at the Riga Conference and Future Leaders Forum 2016, taking place in Riga, Latvia from 27 to 29 of October. A detailt report will soon be available on the GYA website.For more information please follow the link: https://www.rigaconference.lv/rcflf
The Conference of Young Bangladeshi Scientists will include a Meeting of Mentors and Mentees of the Woman Scientists Mentoring programme. GYA member Shamsun Naher Khan and numerous other GYA members will take part in the event.
The conference on Empowering the Next Generation of Scientists in Africa aims at bringing together representatives from all existing National Young Academies (NYAs) in Africa, as well as NYA Initiatives and young scientists from the other countries in the NASAC network together with the NASAC member academies. The meeting is organised by the Global Young Academy with support from the University of Mauritius and The Mauritius Academy of Science and Technology and is funded by Robert Bosch Foundation.
The German National Young Academy, Leopoldina, will be holding their Annual General Meeting with the title “Sciences in Intercultural Dialogue”. The conference will focus on aspects of Science Diplomacy and feature GYA members. Further information will follow soon.
The 3rd General Assembly of The Association of Academies and Societies of Siences in Asia (AASSA) will take place in Ankara, Turkey. Further information will follow soon.
The OPCW Technical Secretariat organises the workshop “Policy and Diplomacy for Scientists: Introduction to Responsible Research Practices inChemical and Biological Sciences” in collaboration with the World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) and the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP). The workshop will be implemented with the support of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) in Pretoria from