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Report of the 2021 Open Science UN Conference released ahead of COP26

Ahead of this month’s COP26 meeting in Glasgow, the United Nations’ Dag Hammarskjöld Library and the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Division for Sustainable Development Goals, has released the second output of the 2021 Open Science UN Conference: From Tackling the Pandemic to Addressing Climate Change.  

Our own Dr Ginny Barbour was among the 25 scientists, policymakers, academics, librarians and publishers who contributed to the conference which was held in July this year and involved more than 5,000 online participants. You can read and share their contributions here.

The conference discussed the connection between open science and climate action and highlighted open science initiatives and infrastructure from around the world and policies which can make them stronger.  It released this summary of key messages earlier this year.