Presentation Open Access

How can open science help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals?

Nair-Bedouelle, Shamila

The 41st session of the UNESCO General Conference unanimously endorsed the UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science in November. The presentation focuses on science to the service of humanity, science for people and planet, science related challenges, science at the core of SDGs, growing open access to publications, lessons learned from COVID 19, highlights, key opportunities and key challenges for open science for SDGs and for the implementation of the UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science, the role of UNESCO and the UNESCO water family and Open Science for a water secure world: UN SDG6 Global Accelerator Framework launched by the UN Water, The Intergovernmental Hydrological Programme (IHP) and IHP IX 2022 - 2029: Science for a Water Secure World in a Changing Environment, Biosphere and Heritage of Lake Chad project (BIOPALT) and UNESCO Water Quality Monitoring platform - case of Lake Chad Basin, Water disaster platform to enhance climate resilience in Africa (WADiRe-Africa project), Climate change impacts on snow glacier and water resources, Lake Lácar Ecohydrology Demosite (Argentina), Early warning systems, Science and technology IHP - Climate vulnerability and water resilience in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and UNESCO’s open access Water Information Network System. Slides presented at FORCE2021 Conference.

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