Center for the Book – National Library of South Africa.
WEDNESDAY, 7 JUNE, 2017

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High-Level Science for Policy Consultation
Evidence-Based Policy Versus Policy-Biased Evidence: The Challenge of Feeding Scientific Advice Into Policy-Making:

Cape Town is the chosen venue for the launch of an annual consultative process looking at the true robustness of science and society-led policy-making inside the Africa 54. The common goal is to arrive at a Cape Town Declaration on Ethics & Principles of Science & Society Policy-Making for Africa in time for the World Science Forum 2021. This indaba is Co-Chaired by Prof. Roseanne Diab, Executive Officer of the Academy of Science of SA (ASSAf) and Prof. Julian Kinderlerer, Emeritus Professor Cape Town University and Member, European Group on Ethics.

Upcoming Partnered Events 2017 - 2018

‘African Science, Society & Policy Indaba 2017’
6 – 8 June, 2017
Cape Town
https://www.sci-com.eu

‘New Media, Climate Reporting, Responsible Science Journalism & Communication’
26 – 30 June, 2017
European Conference of Science Journalists, Copenhagen
www.ecsj2017.com

‘Bridging Science & Societies’
26 – 30 October, 2017
World Congress of Science Journalists (WCSJ) San Francisco
http://wcsj2017.org/

‘Science For Peace’
7 – 11 November, 2017
World Science Forum, Jordan
http://www.worldscienceforum.org/

‘A Future Woven Through Dialogue Between Science & Daily Life’
24 – 26 November, 2017
Science Agora Tokyo
http://www.jst.go.jp/csc/scienceagora/en/

‘Igniting Conversations About Science’
7 – 8 December, 2017
Science Forum South Africa, Pretoria
http://www.sfsa.co.za/

‘Advancing Science Discovery To Application’
15 – 19, February, 2018
AAAS, Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas
http://www.aaas.org/

‘Sharing Science Towards New Horizons’
9 – 14 July, 2018
EuroScience Open Forum Toulouse, France
http://www.esof.eu/en/home.html