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Climate, indigenous knowledge and food security at the core
of a UN Scientific Advisory Board meeting
24-25 May, Trieste, Italy
The Scientific Advisory Board of the UN Secretary General was created in 2013 to provide advice on science, technology and innovation for sustainable development to the Secretary-General and to the UN system. It is composed of 25 eminent scientists from all regions of the world and aims to provide a complete picture of scientific needs in order to face global challenges. It will present its conclusions by the end of the year.
The Board is meeting for the fifth time*. During this session, the Board will focus on climate-induced risks, local and indigenous knowledge and science, the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and food security and health.
The meeting will take place at the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Strada Costiera, 11 in Trieste, Italy.
Media contact: Isabelle Brugnon, +33 664148494, firstname.lastname@example.org
* The meeting will be hosted by the Government of Italy, the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), the World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of sciences in the developing world (TWAS), the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) and the International Centre for Genetic, Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB).