La SCNAT et son réseau s'engagent pour une société et une science durables. Ils soutiennent la politique, l'administration et les entreprises avec des connaissances spécialisées et entretiennent un dialogue avec le public. Ils renforcent les échanges entre disciplines scientifiques et promeuvent les jeunes universitaires.

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Organizations that bring science to impact – new actors for Sustainable Development?

Currently, world leaders are convening at the 77th United Nations General Assembly in New York. In parallel, the Science Summit is being held, with the central theme being the role and contribution of science in attaining the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Jasmina Saric reflects on the emergence, role and future of organisations that combine research and implementation for sustainable development. New findings on this topic will be presented at the Science Summit in a session convened by Swiss TPH.


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Research−Implementation Organisations and Their Role for Sustainable Development

Swiss TPH, KFPE and partners are identifying and describing a group of research institutions in Africa and Switzerland that pursue problem-oriented research and practical project implementation for sustainable development side-by-side.

Saric et al 2022

Research−implementation organisations and their role for sustainable development

Over the past decade, considerable progress has been made by higher education institutions (HEIs) to align with sustainable development goals. Specifically, aspects of sustainable development have been integrated into the

UNGA77 Science Summit

KFPE Session at the UNGA 77 Science Summit - Research and implementation organisations: do we need to define another actor in the SD landscape?

Research and implementation organizations play an important role in bridging research and practice for sustainable development. During this session, we discuss characteristics of such organizations and how they contribute to

Saric et al. Sustainability

Synergising Research and Service Activities at Swiss Research Institutions to Accelerate Sustainable Development

Research that takes a pro-active role in bridging science and practice holds promise to accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals. While passing on best practices outside of academia, inspiration