CSRC was presented at the WORLD SCIENCE FORUM 2017, Dead Sea, Jordan
CSRC was presented at a Plenary session during the World Science Forum 2017.The World Science Forum invited 3000 leading scientists from all over the world under the leadership of Royal Academy of Sciences on 7-12 November 2017 to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan under the auspices of the Jordanian Princess HRH Sumayya Bin Talal. The Forum was held in Jordan with the theme of "Science for Peace" to discuss the issues affecting science, politics and society, to generate ideas for solution and to identify common tasks to tackle these issues.
CSRC and it’s thematic on Inclusiveness and Science for PEACE was pitched to almost 3K conference delegates. CSRC is supported by the “Science for PEACE” initiative, a UNESCO supported initiative in Cyprus which organizes scientific workshops to build peace via science, co-founders of the Initiative are Drs Simge Davulcu and Myrtani Pieri (also a member fo the CSRC consortium). The Science for PEACE initiative supports CSRC and its mission of promoting scientific literacy, responsible citizenship and innovation.
The talk received great interest from many organizations including: The International Council of Science (ICSU), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Natural Sciences Department, World Academy of Young Scientists (WAYS), International Consortium of Researcher Staff Associations (ICORSA), Public Health Department at Global Risk Disaster Mitigation - UK Public Health Department, United States National Academy of Sciences and others.
The World Science Forum is one of the leading events in global science policy in the world, emerged as a result of the 1999 World Conference on Science. The World Science Forum is held biennially in Budapest or in a developing world country in order since 2003, and is organized by UNESCO, the International Council for Science (ICSU) and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences to bring together the leading scientists from the world of science, politics and industry, NGOs and the media, to discuss the critical global issues and the holistic potential of science. The Forum is organized to celebrate World Science Day for Peace and Development on November 10, a day celebrated internationally for science.