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Intervention at the IDWGS celebration in UN headquarters in New York

Michel Spiro, President of the Steering Committee of IYBSD 2022, gave the following comment during the official celebration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science In New York United Nation Headquarters on 11th February 2020. “On behalf of IUPAP (the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics) and, I am sure I…

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5th International Day for Women and Girls in Science

The 11th February 2020, we will celebrate the 5th International Day of Women and Girls in Science. This annual celebration is particularly important as we are preparing IYBSSD 2022: the suppression of the gender gap in any field is the SDG n.5, and it is particularly important in science. On this occasion, Michel Spiro, president…

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IRDIYBSSD 2022President's schedule Jean-Paul Moatti, PDG de l'IRD (à gauche), et Michel Spiro, président de l'IUPAP (à droite) ont signé un accord pour l'organisation de IYBSD 2022.

Signature of a partnership agreement between IRD and IUPAP

The first Memorandum of Understanding for the organization of IYBSSD 2022 was signed in Paris on Thursday 16th January 2020 by Jean-Paul Moatti, President and CEO of IRD, and Michel Spiro, President of IUPAP. This signature took place after a lunch with some French science journalists, who had confronted transport difficulties in the French capital.…

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IYBSSD 2022President's schedule The World Science Forum panel. From left to right : Sekazi Mtingwa, Atish Dabholkar, Sanja Damjanovic, Herwig Schopper, Her Royal Highness Sumaya bint El Hassan and Michele Zema (Photo : World Science Forum)

Big scientific instruments for peace and development

How can basic sciences infrastructures contribute to sustainable development? This question was at the center of what can be seen as the first pre-event of the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development. The exact title of the session organized and moderated by Michel Spiro, President of IUPAP and of IYBSSD steering committee, and…

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