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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.

Sept. 26: At the Crossroads of Science and Foreign Policy: Empowerment

Join members of the scientific and foreign policy communities for an evening of active discussion in this second event of the program series At the Crossroads of Science and Foreign Policy. The event will be held at the Koshland Science Museum, 525 E St., NW, Washington, DC on Thursday, September 26, 2013 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Featured speakers will explore how advances in science & technology (S&T) can empower individuals and communities around the globe to affect change and improve their quality of life.

Sept. 26: At the Crossroads of Science and Foreign Policy: Empowerment

Join members of the scientific and foreign policy communities for an evening of active discussion in this second event of the program series At the Crossroads of Science and Foreign Policy. The event will be held at the Koshland Science Museum, 525 E St., NW, Washington, DC on Thursday, September 26, 2013 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Featured speakers will explore how advances in science & technology (S&T) can empower individuals and communities around the globe to affect change and improve their quality of life.

Free Field Trips

The Koshland Science Museum is a great place for students to see how science can solve real-world problems. Starting in September 2013, we are pleased to offer free school field trips again. A limited number of free facilitator led tours are also available. To qualify for this free offer, field trips must be organized by middle schools and high schools in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.
 

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