The International Year of Basic Sciences

Year 2022 is The International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development (IYBSSD2022) by United Nations.

The year was officially launched at a conference June 30th through July 1st at UNESCO headquarters in Paris. IYBSSD2022 events are taking place around the world from January 1st 2022 to June 30th 2023.

The International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development 2022 is a key moment of mobilization to convince economic and political leaders, as well as every citizen, of the importance of taking into account and mastering basic sciences to ensure a balanced, sustainable and inclusive development of the planet. Read more.

A member of the Estonian Academy of Sciences Jüri Engelbrecht represented the Estonian Academy of Sciences at the IYBSSD2022 "World Conference on Basic Sciences and Sustainable Development", which took place in Belgrade, Serbia, on September 20-22, 2022.
Engelbrecht gave a presentation at the conference and moderated one of the sessions. For more information, please contact Jüri Engelbrecht, e-mail je@ioc.ee.

We invite partners to inform us about thematic events during the IYBSSD2022 period, such as thematic conferences, workshops and training courses, collections of articles and lecture courses, press articles and TV and radio broadcasts.

If you have already finalised your event programme, you can also enter this information on the IYBSSD2022 website.

Formal participation in the IYBSSD2022 programme entitles you to use the IYBSSD2022 logo and gives you free global visibility.

2023

October 6The 7th Hydrogen Day: Wind electricity parks and hydrogen production storage. University of Tartu Institute of Chemistry. Contact: Professor Enn Lust, enn.lust@ut.ee

2022

May 30Conference „Estonia's energy policy. Energy trilemma-balance“. See more. Venue: Estonian Academy of Sciences. Contact: Prof. Arvi Hamburg, arvi.hamburg@taltech.ee
July 5–7GSFMT Summer School 2022 „Modern Technologies for Green Future“. See more. University of Tartu Institute of Chemistry. Venue: Pärnu, Estonia. Contact: Prof. Enn Lust, enn.lust@ut.ee
September 20–22Member of the Estonian Academy of Sciences (EAS) represents EAS at the „World Conference on Basic Sciences and Sustainable Development“. See more. Contact: Jüri Engelbrecht, je@ioc.ee
September 29International expert-seminar „Evidence of the Impact of Science Education in Attracting Young People Towards Science Studies and Science-related Careers“. See more. Venue: Estonian Academy of Sciences. Contact: Prof. Miia Rannikmäe, miia.rannikmae@ut.ee
October 14International Conference „The 6th Estonian Hydrogen Day: Green Hydrogen & Decarbonisation“. See more. Venue: University of Tartu, Institute of Chemistry. Contact Prof. Enn Lust, enn.lust@ut.ee

2021

June 28-29The 17th Baltic Conference on Intellectual Cooperation: Mathematics for Society, Estonian Academy of Sciences. See more.
September 29International Expert Seminar Impact of research in science education. Addressing the need for a knowledge-based society. See more. Contact: Professor Miia Rannikmäe, miia.rannikmäe@ut.ee

Information about all IYBSSD 2022 events in Estonia are available at the IYBSSD 2022 website here. Additional information: Professor Arvi Freiberg, Vice President of Estonian Academy of Sciences and representative of Estonia in Global Advisory Committee of IYBSSD 2022.