Science in Negotiation: The Role of Scientific Evidence in Shaping the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, 2012-2015

This book explores the role of scientific evidence within United Nations (UN) deliberation by examining the negotiation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), endorsed by Member States in 2015. Using the SDGs as a case study, this book addresses a key gap in our understanding of the role of evidence in contemporary international policy-making

Flipping the Science Model: A Roadmap to Science Missions for Sustainability – ISC

Both natural and social sciences have made significant contributions to our understanding of the challenges and issues affecting our societies and planet. Notwithstanding that, it is now clear that new approaches are urgently needed if science is to be effectively used to make rapid progress. Following the release of Unleashing Science, coordinated by the ISC,…

For cohesive solutions, scientific advice must be accessible and widely drawn

Article following the 2023 G20 Chief Science Advisers Roundtable (G20-CSAR) as part of the Indian Presidency of the G20. Abstract: The G20-Chief Science Advisers Roundtable (G20-CSAR) hosted by India this year ended with calls for an inclusive global science advisory mechanism in which evidence-backed advice can easily draw on a global span of knowledge and…

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