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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.

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Perri Termine

OISE University of Toronto
Program Coordinator, International and Innovation
Toronto, Ontario

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Coordinator of OISE CPL’s International & Innovation contracts for customized continuing education programs, consultancy services, and partner collaborations as well as projects and membership activities for InnovED, OISE’s Campus-Based Accelerator for entrepreneurs seeking to improve education systems.

Driven by interdisciplinary exploration and the promotion of lifelong learning, Perri's ongoing experiences in adult education dialogue with her former researcher position at The Reach Alliance, a student-driven, faculty-mentored research and leadership initiative at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy. Her research and professional interests have sought to explore complex relationships and scrutinize binaries — global/local, universal/particular, theory/practice — to support peace building, community development and inclusive education.