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Dialog 2030 meets Sustainability Science Forum. Jaakko Kuosmanen, Chief Coordinator, Science Advice Initiative of Finland, Finnish Academy of Science and Letters

Politik und Wissenschaft: mit vereinten Kräften in eine nachhaltige Zukunft

Wie Politik und Wissenschaft Nachhaltigkeitsprobleme gemeinsam angehen können, diskutierten am 14. November 2023 rund 250 Konferenzteilnehmende zusammen mit geladenen Expertinnen und Experten. Ein institutionell verankerter Dialog mit klarem politischem Mandat

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"The Green Vein" documentary film: A journey through agroecology in West Africa

The documentary "The Green Vein" has been released to the general public after a series of screenings in more than 20 festivals throughout the world, winning four of them and


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Get an overview of scientific contributions to sustainable development and especially to the Agenda 2030: The Sustainability Research Initiative of the SCNAT provides researchers, research funding agencies and political decision-makers with important synthesis reports, projects, event information and news from the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences and other institutions.