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Welcome to the Science Summit at UNGA76, a major contribution to advancing Science for the UN SDGs. Online from 14- September - 5 October 2021.
ISC will organise the second edition of the UNGA76 Science Summit around the 76th United Nations General Assembly (SSUNGA76) in September 2021. The objective of the virtual meeting will be to raise awareness of the role and contribution of science to the attainment of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. It will demonstrate initiatives that provide models for global science mechanisms and activities in support of the SDGs, particularly in science infrastructure and capacity building. Science is and will enable sustainable economic, environmental, and societal development. Science is more than a funding prioritisation exercise: science is impacting all areas of policy-making and is playing a more critical role in how policy objectives are achieved and the consequent benefit to people everywhere, including responses to global challenges.
Engagement with policy leadership is more important than ever: UNGA76 is a unique forum for science to demonstrate how policy and political leadership can benefit from innovation. Central to this is the role of nonstate actors and the multilateral fora, which increasingly determine how priorities are set. Science needs to be part of this dialogue and inform outputs through thought leadership, evidence, insights, analysis, and innovation.

Registration is available here.
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Felix Bob Ocitti

Petroleum Authority of Uganda
Manager, Operations & Compliance
Felix Bob Ocitti works as the Manager, Operations and Compliance at the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU), a statutory body charged with the responsibility to monitor and regulate the Oil and Gas Sector in Uganda.

He is a member of the African Union AMREC Working Group charged with developing and promoting the African Minerals and Energy Resource Classification and Management system (AMREC), he is also a member of the Petroleum Working Group (PWG) under the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) charged with aligning the Petroleum Specifications to the United Nations Framework Classification for Resources (UNFC).

Felix played a key role in promoting AMREC leading to its adoption by the Specialized Technical Committee (STC) and the Council for Minerals and Energy Ministers of the African Union in September 2021. He also played an active role in the development of the “Supplementary Specifications for the Application of the United Nations Framework Classification for Resources to Petroleum” which was published in September 2021.

He is an active member of the Geological Society of Africa among other societies. He holds a Master’s degree in Petroleum Geoscience from Imperial College London, a Bachelor of Science degree from Makerere University, Uganda, and is currently a Candidate for LLM International Law and Policy at the University of Dundee UK.
Tuesday, September 14
 

12:00pm CEST

2:30pm CEST

 
Monday, September 20
 

3:00pm CEST

 
Thursday, September 23
 

9:00am CEST

4:00pm CEST

5:00pm CEST

 
Friday, September 24
 

5:00pm CEST

6:00pm CEST

 
Monday, September 27
 

8:45am CEST

5:00pm CEST

 
Wednesday, September 29
 

9:00am CEST

 
Thursday, September 30
 

6:00pm CEST