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Leveraging science for sustainable development

Science has a critical role to play in advancing the SDGs. The upcoming 2023 SDG Summit stands as an important opportunity to champion a paradigm shift to make the codesign of research and action the standard practice in sustainability science.


Proclamation of the International Decade of Sciences for Sustainable Development by the United Nations General Assembly 

After designating 2022 as the "International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development (IYBSSD)", the United Nations General Assembly has now proclaimed 2024 to 2033 as the "International Decade of Sciences for Sustainable Development (IDSSD)" - acknowledging the imperative to bridge accross scientific disciplines and knowledge forms in order to address the complex and intricate challenges of our time.


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