The International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly for 2022
On 2 December, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution proclaiming 2022 the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development to highlight the crucial role of basic sciences for sustainable development, and emphasize their contributions to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. The proposal for the Year was developed by ISC Member, the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP), with the encouragement and support of the ISC and you, our Members, as well as partner institutions and the UNESCO. Congratulations to the IUPAP on having this International Year endorsed by the United Nations.
- Access the ISC press release: https://council.science/current/press/international-year-of-basic-sciences-proclaimed-un/