Cat VI – Expert Committee
Virtual Meetings of project "Freedom of expression, security of journalists, access to information and protocol of law enforcement in Latin America"
Call for application to become a member of the International Geoscience Programme Council
UNESCO and IUGS invite nominations for three new candidates to become members of the IGCP Council Deadline 1 May 2022
2022 Call for Candidates to renew six Members of the UNESCO Global Geoparks Council
UNESCO calls for candidates to apply for the UNESCO Global Geoparks council until 1 May 2022 If you are aware of highprofile experts who have an excellent knowledge of the strategy planning and implementation of UNESCO Global Geoparks please suggest to them that they apply to join the UNESCO Global Geopark Council
The right to science is key for stronger scientific cooperation to address COVID-19 and future pandemics
Scientists and scientific knowledge have been widely praised for helping to combat the COVID19 pandemic and its consequences not only by discovering vaccines in record time but also by helping to keep our societies and the economy functioning At the same time we have also witnessed increasing rejection of science and scientific outcomes and growing objections to and restrictions on scientists work In its Brief on the Right to Science and COVID19 UNESCO draws attention to the importance of the human right to share in scientific advancement and its benefits alias the right to science enunciated in Article 271 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in the context of the COVID19 pandemic