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Swiss Science Briefing on SDGs2019-02-28T18:00:00Z<p>Switzerland, Europe and Beyond: Global SDGs and the Science Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development.</p><p>This Swiss Science Briefing, hosted by the Mission of Switzerland to the EU and SwissCore, aims at highlighting how science contributes not only to the technical aspects of development, but also to socio-cultural effects and changes.</p> <p> </p> <p>We will elaborate on how science and science institutions can interact with different stakeholders to enable fact-based decisions in a knowledge-based society. The panel discussion will propose ways for science institutions in Switzerland and all over Europe to work with the European Commission in order to contribute to sustainable development and the achievement of SDGs.</p> <p> </p> <p>Our speakers are:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Urs Bucher</strong>, Ambassador, Head of the Mission of Switzerland to the EU</li> <li><strong>Antonio Loprieno</strong>, President of the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences, of the Federation of European Academies (ALLEA), and of the Austrian Science Council</li> <li><strong>David Bohmert</strong>, Secretary General, Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)</li> <li><strong>Adam Tyson</strong>, Head of Unit North America, Latin America and Caribbean, Directorate C - International Cooperation, European Commission</li> </ul> <p> </p> <p>You can find the draft programme of the event <a title="draft programme" href="https://www.swisscore.org/Documents/Programme_Swiss_Science_Briefing.pdf">here</a>.</p> <p> </p> <p>Registration is mandatory and can be done until 21 February 2019 the latest.</p> <p> </p> <p> </p>SDGs, Science Agenda 2030, Sustainable Development, Antonio Loprieno, David BohmertBRUSSELSBELGIUMMission of Switzerland to the EU, Place du Luxembourg 1https://www.swisscore.org/Lists/Public/Event/DispForm.aspx?ID=43scEvent{660B3AF9-3413-E911-80D1-005056B7191C}