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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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rahma rachdi

United States Press Agency
Correspondent- Head of Bureau
Paris
Dr. Rahma Sophia Rachdi is a Journalist in Politics, disabled in wheelchair and Head of the Correspondence, based in Paris, for the United States Press Agency. She is renowned for have released many scientific publications and journalistic articles and reports, for different media over written, audio-‐ visuals, (French and Anglo-Saxons), such as Challenges, Le Revenu, Investir, Elle, Reuters, CNBC, Los Angeles Times, Benjamin Franklin Post, from 2005 to 2020. Before 2005, she had initially a scientific background, before switching to other topics, and had realized numerous assignments and missions as a consultant for Blue Chip companies (DELOITTE & TOUCH, DANONE, Easybourse, BNP Paribas Asset Management, HAVAS) and a couple of Think tanks (France Strategy) in Marketing, finance and geopolitics as well as teaching and tutoring in Colleges, and Business Schools. She is frequently active in international conferences and workshops, as a moderator for debates (UNESCO, World Forum For Peace in Normandy). Three years after she become wheelchair bound, Dr. Rachdi, founded a French NGO, Union minority Plus (www.unionminorityplus.ong), which is basically a "Platform to increase the visibility and representativeness of" vulnerable "minorities, in France and abroad in the media, politics, show bizz, cinema, artistic sectors ".