Improving Scientific Input to Global Policymaking: Strategies for Attaining the
Sustainable Development Goals
InterAcademy Council / IAP for Research
Terms of Reference
IAC will undertake a three-year project to strengthen the ability of scientific organizations around the world to contribute high quality, evidence-based input and advice to policy makers in areas relevant to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations.
A committee will be appointed to oversee the project. Assisted by professional staff, the committee will:
- Meet regularly over the course of the project, hearing the perspectives of experts from various countries and sectors on the generation of scientific advice and the SDGs,
- Organize two workshops on priority issues,
- Prepare, publish and disseminate summary reports of the workshops and a final report that includes a framework for action to strengthen the global science-policy interface in areas relevant to the SDGs,
- Foster dialogue and collaboration among organizations that provide scientific input and advice on global issues.