This event served as a venue to examine the potential of new science-based modelling for anticipating and responding to complex global crises, the policy-related mechanisms for evaluating and using these tools, and the possible application of such tools in new policy areas.
Initiated by the OECD Global Science Forum, the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) opened in March 2009 in Pavia, Italy. GEM is a global collaborative effort that brings together state-of-the-art science, national, regional and international organisations and individuals aimed at the establishment of uniform and open standards for calculating and communicating earthquake risk worldwide.
Scientific misconduct (such as fabrication, falsification, plagiarism, and other inappropriate actions) damages the scientific enterprise, constitutes misuse of public funds, and weakens the trust of citizens ...
Declining Student Enrolment in Science & Technology - Conference Press Release
Conférence sur l'éducation (French)
The final consensus report from the workshops is an 18-page document that contains findings and recommendations for actions by governments and scientific organisations.
On January 20-22, 2003, the Global Science Forum convened a workshop to allow government officials and scientists to examine the threat from Near Earth Objects, and possible actions that may be needed. The event was held in Frascati, Italy.
Workshop on Best Practices in International Scientific Co-Operation under the auspices of the OECD Global Science Forum. Following a discussion at the 7th meeting of the GSF in June 2002, this initiative was endorsed by the Forum.