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UN General Assembly Proclaims International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development in 2022

IYBSSD 2022

The International Astronomical Union is one of several scientific unions and institutions who will coordinate the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development (IYBSSD) in 2022, to promote the links between the basic sciences and the Sustainable Development Goals. We need more basic sciences to achieve Agenda 2030 and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals. […]

OAD Team Members Featured in “Space for Our Planet” Exhibition

OAD in "Space for Our Planet" exhibition

OAD Director, Kevin Govender, past OAD fellow, Marie Korsaga, and OAD project coordinator, Yumna Majeed, are among 25 people across the world featured in the “Space for Our Planet” exhibition. The “Space for Our Planet” exhibition looks at the integral role that space (and astronomy) play in the achievement of the United Nations 2030 Agenda […]