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UNESCO International Literacy Day - 8 September 2013 On International Literacy Day, UNESCO reminds the international community of the status of literacy and adult learning globally.
Despite many and varied efforts, literacy remains an elusive target: some 793 million adults lack minimum literacy skills, which means that about one in six adults is still not literate; 67.4 million children are out-of-school and many more attend irregularly or drop out.
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Call for Proposals 2014 Deadline 13 September 2013. The review process is now underway. Announcing Institution
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Women Scientists of the Americas. Their inspiring stories IANAS - an IAP-Affiliated Regional Network has collated inspiring stories by women scientists in the Americas. These women relate their dreams, motivations and the story behind their significant achievements in diverse fields of scientific research, in which they overcame numerous barriers and obstacles Announcing Institution
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Workshop on Innovative Energy Policies for a Sustainable Future, December 2013 A Workshop on Innovative Energy Policies for a Sustainable Future will be organized by TWAS from 9 -13 December in Trieste, Italy Announcing Institution
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Implementing a New Global Partnership for Post-2015 United Nations Goals Communique by IAP, IAC and IAMP Co-Chairs Announcing Institution
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Grand Challenges in Science Education Science publishes this month a special issue on "Grand Challenges in Science Education", a critical set of the problems and exciting opportunities now facing science education on a global level. Download the editorial by Bruce Alberts, Editor-in-Chief ... Announcing Institution
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Linking science and diplomacy Announcing Institution
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Science: Responsible Research Conduct Announcing Institution
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GYA issues Statement on Making Open Science Possible Announcing Institution
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IANAS-OWSD Prize Announcing Institution
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ASSAf Scientific Writing Workshop Announcing Institution
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Science as an open enterprise Announcing Institution
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Enhancing Water Management Capacity in a Changing World Science Academies Working Together to Increase Global Access to Water and Sanitation ... São Paulo, Brazil, 25-28 June 2012 Announcing Institution
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IAP Statement on Population and Consumption Announcing Institution
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GYA General Assembly 2012 comes to closure ... Announcing Institution
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Science Communication Workshop, Seoul, Korea Announcing Institution
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IAP/TWAS/AAAS Workshop on Science Education, Vancouver 2012 Announcing Institution
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Regional Capacity Building Workshop 2012 A regional workshop for science academies in Central and Eastern Europe will be hosted by the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus in Minsk, 11 - 12 June 2012 Announcing Institution
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IAP Flyer 2011 Download the flyer on IAP ... Announcing Institution
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4th IAP Young Scientists Conference, 2011 Follow the link to reports, video interviews and the photo gallery to learn more about the outcomes of this year's events, and the impact on the participating IAP Young Scientists ... Announcing Institution
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Science as a Public Enterprise Call for evidence for a project coordinated by The Royal Society on "Science as a Public Enterprise" via an online questionnaire ... The deadline has been extended until 15 October 2011 for IAP Member Academies to participate ... Announcing Institution
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"Neuroscience: implications for education and lifelong learning" Report The Royal Society, UK, published a report in February on "Neuroscience: implications for education and lifelong learning". Announcing Institution
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Inquiry-Based Science Education: increasing participation of girls in science in sub-Saharan Africa - launch of a booklet for policy makers The booklet is a product of the workshop on Inquiry-Based Science Education (IBSE) organized by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) in partnership with NASAC, the Organisation of Women Scientists for the Developing World (OWSDW) and the Gender Advisory Board of the United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development (UNCSTD) in Pretoria, in May 2010. Announcing Institution
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Knowledge, Networks and Nations, a new report from The Royal Society ... A survey of the global scientific landscape in 2011 Announcing Institution
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Challenges and Opportunities for Education on Dual Use Issues in the Life Sciences The report is an outcome of the Workshop on Promoting Dual Use Education in the Life Sciences organized by the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw in November 2009 ... Announcing Institution
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Research Integrity IAP's recent initiative - striving to develop, publicise and uphold standards for dealing with misconduct in science... Announcing Institution
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Science education for children through information and communication technology Project initiated by the National Academy of Sciences, Sri Lanka Announcing Institution
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Science education and call for volunteers The Global Young Academy (GYA) and COMSTECH have recently launched a distance learning science education programme ... Announcing Institution
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Academies must engage with society Nature publishes an article by former IAP Co-Chair, Yves Quéré, who urges all scientific academies to welcome women and young scientists, and to take part in public and political discourse. Announcing Institution
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Call to change educational practices to allow future generations to tackle climate change The world’s academies of science release a ‘Statement on Climate Change and Education’ Announcing Institution
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Nigerian Academy of Science and the Pfizer Media Award Announcing Institution
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"Considering Science Education ..." SCIENCE Editor-in-Chief illustrates progress made in inquiry-based science education, catalyzed by IAP's programme on science education ... Announcing Institution