Taking place on World Science Day for Peace and Development, this webinar builds on the 30-year anniversary of the Human Development Report and the International Science Council - United Nations Development Office joint consultation, to explore the future of human development thinking.
The event is aimed at fostering a dialogue between the social and natural sciences to rearticulate the human development framework and effectively address today’s most pressing development issues.
Opening remarks by:
- Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator
- Peter Gluckman, President-elect of ISC and Chair of the ISC Committee for Science Planning, Chair of INGSA
- Pedro Conceição, Director of the Human Development Report Office at UNDP
- Elisa Reis, Vice President, International Science Council
- Asuncion Lera St. Clair, Senior Principal Scientist at DNV GL Group Technology and Research, Senior Advisor for the Barcelona Supercomputing Centre
- Binyam Sisay Mendisu, Program Officer, UNESCO-IICBA, Associate Professor of Linguistics at Addis Ababa University, Member of the Global Young Academy
- Rattan Lal, Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science, Ohio State University