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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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Founder and CEO
New York, USA

Faatiha Aayat is a Bangladeshi writer, child rights activist and a climate campaigner living in New York, USA.
In 2018, at the age of just seven, Faatiha Aayat addressed the International Youth Day Conference at the United Nations ECOSOC Chamber on global warming and climate change. The following year, in 2019, she spoke at the 74th General Assembly of the United Nations on child abuse, gender inequality and domestic violence.
In 2020, she talked at the 1st Annual Harvard Undergraduate UNICEF Club Conference at Harvard University on climate mitigation and sustainable adaptation. Faatiha Aayat played a role of stakeholder in drafting the Glasgow Agreement for UN Climate Change Conference in Scotland in 2021 as part of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
In the same year, she was honored as the Featured Speaker of the UNGA76 Science Summit and as the Lightning Speaker of Global Climate Action Summit at the Georgia Tech University.
Faatiha Aayat has obtained “President’s Award For Outstanding Academic Excellence – Gold Certificate” at her elementary graduation.
Four books of Faatiha Aayat have been published. Amazon Publishing has published Bear with a Bear and Sisters Reunion. Diary of a Muslim Kid has been published by Ananya Prakashani while Gonitpure Bigganondo was published by Adarsha Publications. She is the founder of an organization called CHIL&D where she works on Climate, Health, Information, Learning and Development.
Faatiha Aayat presents math, science, coding, international news, storytelling, Qur'an recitation and tafsir for children on her own Facebook page and YouTube channel. Her motto is - "Education is Fun, Play to Learn". She is a Certified Android and iOS Apps Developer. She is undergoing Quran Hifz Program at present.