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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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Anna Karren Nguno

Geoscience Council of Namibia &Sub-commission for Africa Maps, Commission for the Geological Map of the World
President & Secretary-General

Contact Me

Mrs Anna Karren Nguno is employed as a Deputy Director & head of the Regional Geoscience (Mapping) Division within the Geological Survey of Namibia (GSN), Ministry of Mines and Energy (http://www.mme.gov.na).
Mrs Anna Karren Nguno is currently a;
- President, Geoscience Council of Namibia (https://www.geocouncil.org.na)
- Secretary-General, Sub-commission for Africa Maps, Commission for the Geological Map of the World
- Councillor for Southern Africa, Geological Society of Africa
- AU- African Mineral and Energy Resources Classification and Management System (AMREC / UNFC- AMREC) Technical Working Group
- Member of the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS) Nominating Committee for the term 2020-2024

People can talk to Mrs Anna Karren Nguno on the followings;
- Geoscience awareness to the policymakers and the public at large
- Geoscientists, Geoscience and SDGs
- Geoscience research in collaboration with local, Regional and international research institutions and researchers
- Capacity building and mentorship of African young Geoscientists
- Geoscience data and information management and standardization
- Application of GIS and Remote Sensing in Geoscience