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Open Science in the Era of AI

Brian Leung and Monika Bauer of the Belmont Forum and IIASA (International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis), respectively, convened a virtual session at the Science Summit at the 78th UN General Assembly: Developing Equitable Partnerships for Open Science and Innovation in the ERA of AI.  Joining them was a panel comprising representatives from every continent [...]

On the 28th and 29th of July, a scoping workshop entitled “Local Engagement and Co-production of Knowledge for the Amazon and Tropical Forests” took place in Leticia, Colombia. The meeting had the aim of enriching the scoping process of the Collaborative Research Action (CRA) on Amazon and Tropical Forests (ATF) in order to make it [...]

The Sustainability Research and Innovation Congress (SRI2023) was held online and onsite in Panama, Panama on June 26 to 30 and co-hosted by IAI and SENACYT. This joint initiative of Future Earth and the Belmont Forum was full of vibrant and thought-provoking keynote speakers, thoughtful sessions, and opportunities to meet colleagues and share experiences; including [...]

Thanks to everyone who submitted a photograph and to everyone who voted for their favourite photo at SRI2023! During the exhibition at SRI2023 Congress attendees voted on their favorite photos. Photos were judged on originality, composition, and artistic merit. All entries accomplished one of the following in their entry: Illustrate an impact of the project Show [...]

SRI 2023

We are so excited for the Sustainability Research Innovation Congress and Belmont Forum Plenary in Panama City, Panama next week (June 25 – June 30)! Check out the schedule below for Belmont Forum activities going on throughout the week! Clicking on individual sessions will take you to the SRI 2023 Program. Belmont SRI Events

The Belmont Forum is excited to showcase and feature the impact of your projects! This year we are organizing a Photo exhibition at the SRI 2023 to share and celebrate the impactful research that is supported through Belmont Forum Collaborative Research Actions in IMAGES. More details available here Who can participate?  The Belmont Forum’s Photo [...]

2022 Annual Report

We are so excited to share the most recent Annual Report on the Belmont Forum’s actions and advancements!   So much has changed in the past 2 years since the Belmont Forum underwent its external review. The world faced a COVID-19 pandemic, in the midst of which, the Sustainability, Research and Innovation Congress was launched in collaboration with Future [...]

Environmental governance frameworks, such as the 17 Goals and 169 targets under the Sustainable Development Goals and the post 2020 Biodiversity Framework under the Convention on Biological Diversity, the United Nations Framework for Climate Change Convention, among others, provide the mechanisms and mandates for urgent action to meet the challenges posed by global environmental change. [...]

The Belmont Forum is excited to announce the newly funded projects through two of our collaborative research actions (CRAs). These 12 multilateral, transdisciplinary, collaborative  projects seek to understand challenges and find solutions associated with global environmental change. We are excited to see what these teams create in the coming years!           [...]

Moai on Easter Island

*Sign up to receive updates and to be invited to the webinar.  This announcement is intended to inform interested individuals and groups of an upcoming research funding opportunity focused on research challenges at the interface of cultural heritage and climate change. This research call, or “Collaborative Research Action” (CRA), is an initiative of the Joint [...]