International Science Group Stresses Science’s Role in Global Development

The Global Network of Science Academies (IAP) recently released a statement stressing the pivotal role of science in defining the agenda's priorities. The statement is a response to the UN-established High Level Panel’s post-2015 agenda for global development.
The Global Network of Science Academies comprises 106 science academies from both developed and developing countries. The statement notes IAP activities in areas such as science education, science literacy, water resources management, population, and health.