Equitable Scholarly Publishing Systems Viewed as Key to Solving Development Challenges Identified by UN - SPARC
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"If the United Nations’ development plans are going to succeed, all voices need a chance to contribute to and access knowledge.
Experts gathered on May 3 for an online discussion on the importance of embracing open science and equitable scholarly publishing ecosystems to help solve the world’s biggest problems. [See video recording here.]
The United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld Library and UNESCO hosted the event, which focused on recommendations on expanding access to scientific knowledge in service of the UN’s 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) – including the need for a Global Science Commons. The UN’s 2030 Agenda calls for mechanisms to advance science and technology through knowledge-sharing in open access, online platforms...."