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!!2022 International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development

[The International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development 2022|https://www.iybssd2022.org/en/home] will put the spotlight on the links between the basic sciences and the Sustainable Development Goals. It will be a key moment of mobilization to convince economic and political leaders, as well as the general public, of their importance.
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__Every organization or group of people__ from all over the world is invited by the United Nations General Assembly to celebrate 2022 as the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development.
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__The year will officially open 1st July 2022__ with the opening ceremony at UNESCO headqurter in Paris. The official closing ceremony will be held at the end of June 2023. However, any event, program or initiative held in the first part of 2022 will be eligible to be part of the official IYBSSD2022 and to use IYBSSD2022 logo.
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__An updated schedule of events all over the world__, will be kept at [https://www.iybssd2022.org/en/program-guidelines] and information about them will be shared through social media accounts, a newsletter and press releases.

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