WSF 2013 NEWS

See here some of the news about the World Science Forum published in english and spanish, all over the world.

The time for science in Brazil and in the world

The sixth edition of the World Science Forum started on the night of Sunday the 24th, with an opening ceremony that gathered the scientific community and international and Brazilian political leaders at the Municipal Theater of Rio de Janeiro.

Brazilian Academy of Sciences
’Science is as much a part of our lives as is water, the air or the soil’
In the interview that follows, the president of the World Science Forum József Pálinkás tells us about the importance of the Brazilian edition of the event.

Brazilian Academy of Sciences
Diplomacy and journalism: different ways to achieve a satisfactory communication system
In Brazil to the WSF 2013, the president of Unesco’s General Conference since 2011 and economist Katalin Bogyay combines her experience as a journalist and broadcaster to her current occupation: diplomacy.

Brazilian Academy of Sciences
The impressive rise of Chinese science
Read BAS News’s exclusive interview with Chunli Bai , president of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and of The World Academy of Sciences for the Advancement of Science in Developing Countries (TWAS), in the WSF 2013.

Brazilian Academy of Sciences
Challenges of two emerging giants
Brazil needs to improve productivity to ensure sustainable growth; China needs to bridge the gap between rural and urban populations.

Brazilian Academy of Sciences
In science, a peace agreement between Israel and Palestine
Israeli historian Dan Bitan and Palestinian chemical Hasan Dweik, who were in Rio for the World Science Forum, work together on projects of scientific cooperation between the two communities, and created a friendship that overcomes the (many) disagreements.

Brazilian Academy of Sciences
In the Amazon, there is no room for copy and paste
Local supply chains, more contextualized education and much more science and technology -he essential ingredients for the sustainable development of Amazon for the director of the National Institute for Amazonian Research (Inpa) and member of the BAS, Adalberto Val .

Brazilian Academy of Sciences
’We need to let the kids get their hands dirty with science’
The biologist Anne Glover, who in 2012 assumed the important task of being the first person to hold the position of chief scientific adviser of the President of the European Commission, argues that science should be "experienced" to approach people.

SciDev.Net
Study to bring wave of ocean data to negotiating table
Despite the ocean’s importance for the planet, it usually takes a back seat in political discussions about global issues, like climate change. The World Ocean Assessment, coordinated by Alan Simcock, aims to change that as said at the sixth World Science Forum, in Brazil.

Euroscientist Magazine
Co-created knowledge to strengthen sustainable societies
The ’Davos of Science’ has just been held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, between 24th and 27th November 2013. Also known as the World Science Forum (WSF), this is a biannual meeting of scientists and decision-makers in the world of politics and industry.

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AFP
Brasil apuesta a inversión científica y tecnología para bajar desigualdades

AFP
’La clase media la crea la tecnología’, dice la Cepal

AFP
Desarrollo sostenible a debate en el Foro Mundial de Ciencia en Brasil

EFE
Desarrollo sostenible a debate en el Foro Mundial de Ciencias en Brasil

AFP
Brasil acoge el primer Foro Mundial de la Ciencia celebrado fuera de Europa

AFP
Ring, ring: Atención terremoto inminente

AFP
Instan en Rio a aprovechar conocimiento científico para lograr un planeta sostenible

Hastac
Declaration from the 2013 World Science Forum, Rio de Janeiro

The Royal Society
Getting organised: reflections on the World Science Forum 2013

Portal Angola
Angola at 6th world sciences forum in Brazil

APS
Algeria to partake in World Science Forum 2013 in Brazil

Science Diplomacy
World Science Forum 2013: Science Diplomacy

Rete Europea Dell’Innovazione
REDINN at the World Science Forum showed its projects

Fullbright
Fullbright Academy to send delegation to the 6th World Science Forum

Scicom.eu
SciCom to organise the side-event health panel at the World Science Forum, Rio

Eurekalert
Rio World Science Forum tackles science’s role in global sustainable development

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See the BAS News about the World Science Forum 2013 in portuguese:

WSF 2013: SPECIAL PRE-EDITION OF THE BAS NEWS
WSF 2013: 1st SPECIAL EDITION OF THE BAS NEWS
WSF 2013: 2nd SPECIAL EDITION OF THE BAS NEWS

WSF 2013: INTERNATIONAL SPECIAL EDITION OF THE BAS NEWS



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