In 2016, Science20 (S20) comprising the national academies of the G20 countries was established in German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina during the German G20 Presidency(Hamburg Summit, Germany) in 2017, which is to provide science-based recommendations (joint statement) for G20 Summit.
As a result, in January 2017 in Halle (Salle) Germany, the writing meeting was held and the joint statement was presented by the national academies of the G20 countries, which is entitled as "Improving Global Health: Tools and Strategies to Combat Chronic and Communicable Diseases".
Leopoldina hosted the Science20 Dialogue Forum on 22 March 2017 in Halle (Salle), the statement was officially handed over to Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel.
In 2018, G20 summit was hosted in Argentina, therefore, National Academy of Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences took over the chair of S20 on 24th- 25th July. The theme was "Food and Nutrition Security: Improving Soils and Increasing Productivity", and the statement was handed over to Dr. Lino Barañao, Minister of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation.
In 2019, Japan will host the G20 Summit, which will be held on 28th-29th June 2019 in Osaka. Preceding the G20 summit, Science Council of Japan as the host academy of the next S20, will host the S20 Japan 2019 in Tokyo on 6th March. The theme of the S20 Japan 2019 is “Threats on Marine Ecosystem and Conservation of Marine Environment”.
S20 JAPAN 2019
As Japan will host the G20 Summit in 2019, Science Council of Japan,
the host academy of the next S20, will host the S20 Japan 2019 on 6th March.
This is the first time that S20 is held in Asia.
The joint statement will be released on the theme of
“Threats on Marine Ecosystem and Conservation of Marine Environment”.
“Threats on Marine Ecosystem and Conservation of Marine Environment”
As it covers about 70 % of the earth’s surface, ocean plays a pivotal role in our ecosystem.
Anthropogenic impacts on ocean have proven themselves as imminent problems for human beings.
This is a great opportunity to look further into the issue and collectively contribute to the understanding of and solutions for the issue.
About Science Council of Japan
Science Council of Japan is the host academy of S20 Japan 2019.
SCJ is representative organization of Japan’s scientific communities encompassing all the fields of sciences from humanities to engineering.
Science 20（S20）Japan 2019
Threats on Marine Ecosystem and Conservation of Marine Environment
(WED) 6TH MARCH, 2019
Program is subject to change
Keynote Speeches and Panel Discussion (open to the public)
|Lunch (invited only)|
Science 20（S20） Statement Session (invited only)
Reception at Brasserie Paul Bocuse Musée (TBD) (invited only)
※Invitees include participants from the S20 Academies, Speakers and Panelists.