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Science and Technology conference on implementation of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction: Geneva Jan 2016
Science and Technology conference on implementation of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction: Geneva Jan 2016
Sep 01, 2015 UNISDR is lead organizer of a major conference in Geneva from January 27-29 which will look at how the science and technology community can support implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. The International Council for Science – which led the Major Group for Science and Technology throughout the Sendai preparatory process – is a co-organizer, along with UNESCO, UNU and WMO.
Call for Nominations for WDS Data Stewardship Award 2015: deadline Sept 7 Aug 31, 2015
The World Data System (WDS) Data Stewardship Award is an annual prize which highlights exceptional contributions to the improvement of scientific data stewardship by early career researchers. The winner of the 2015 Award will be presented at SciDataCon 2016. The deadline for nominations is Monday September 7, 2015.
Nominations are open for the COSPAR Awards Aug 05, 2015
The ICSU Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) bestows a number of medals and awards, in some cases jointly with other scientific institutions or space agencies. Nominations are open and must be received before 30 November 2015.
Scientists plot path to climate stabilization at pre-COP Paris science conference Jul 10, 2015
Emissions of carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping gases must eventually fall to zero to stabilize the global climate, according to scientists leading the biggest international climate science conference prior to the Paris UN COP meeting in December, which was co-organized by ICSU. But they also indicate cautious optimism that growing political momentum means the two degree Celsius climate upper limit is still within reach.
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