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The World Academy of Sciences celebrates its 40th year

For 40 years, The World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries (TWAS) has been a leading force in developing crucial scientific capability in some of the most underdeveloped countries in the world. To launch the 40th Anniversary of the Academy, TWAS president Quarraisha Abdool Karim visited the organization’s headquarters in Trieste, Italy. On 25 May, she met representatives of other Trieste-based scientific organizations and delivered a public lecture on the African legacy of academic excellence, in generating new knowledge for better health.


Unveiling the health benefits of forests and trees

On the occasion of Desertification and Drought Day, let us reflect on the intricate connections between forests, human health and well-being, and the escalating challenges posed by desertification and drought.


Mitigating Crisis: the Power of Science Diplomacy

In an era of historic instability, how can scientists and global science institutions work together as a force for diplomacy? At the ISC Mid-term Meeting in Paris, Members discussed how scientists can use international networks as a mediating force in crises and to more effectively take on long-term challenges.


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