The World Academy of Art & Science (WAAS) and the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) are conducting an e-conference "Strategies for Transformative Global Leadership" on 15-19 June 2020 in partnership with IAP. The conference will include Role of Academies: Addressing Global Social Challenges, a special session featuring successful initiatives of IAP and its member academies to promote global social transformation in different fields. This session will take place on 18 June 2020 (03:00 PM - 04:30 PM CET), to attend register here https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UneuPZJZQxuO3EjNyo7tew.
Panel Description: Academy experiences in offering diverse perspectives to inform policymaking. Panelists will provide case studies and lessons learned from recent and ongoing IAP initiatives related to the SDGs, climate change and health, agriculture and COVID-19.
Peter McGrath, Coordinator, InterAcademy Partnership
Volker ter Meulen, President, InterAcademy Partnership
Sheryl Hendriks, Head of Department & Professor, University of Pretoria
Robin Fears, Biosciences Programme Director, EASAC
Jacqueline Olang Kado, Executive Director, Network of African Science Academies
Teresa Stoepler, Executive Director, IAP Policy; Member, Global Young Academy
Atiya Mosam, IAP Young Physician Leader