Theme 1: Uniting Funders, Doers, and Custodians of Research to Strategically and Comprehensively Advance Quality Gender Research for SDGs

This session draws on the concept of the triple helix as an expression of co-dependency between the purposes and capacities of research funders, research performing organisations, and publishers/facilitators of research communication to advance scientific understanding and expertise needed to incorporate gender perspectives into planning of interventions for SDG targets.
Moderator introducing Theme 1: 1-0 Changmo Sung, Extraordinary Professor of Graduate School of Energy and Environment, Korea University, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Technology Executive Committee(TEC) Expert Member (2016-2017)

  • 1-1 Youngsuk Chi, Chairman, Elsevier, USA
    Enabling inclusive sharing of knowledge for SDGs. Innovations introduced at Elsevier at the nexus of gender, sustainability, and development research communication
  • 1-2 Eun Mee Kim, Professor of the Graduate School of International Studies at EWHA Womans University, S. Korea
    UN SDGs and the Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) on Gender: What Countries are Reporting and What is Missing in VNRs
  • 1-3 Ana Maria F. Almeida, Co-lead of the Global Research Council’s Working Group on Gender
    Mobilising, enhancing and harmonising the capacity of research funders to advance women and gender perspectives in research programmes for better quality of impact
  • 1-4 Claudia Sarrico, Policy Analyst, OECD, Paris France
    Solving societal problems by fostering gender equality in the educational, research, and innovation functions of HEIs

What you will learn

Modules in Theme 1: Uniting Funders, Doers, and Custodians of Research to Strategically and Comprehensively Advance Quality Gender Research for SDGs

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Theme 1: Uniting Funders, Doers, and Custodians of Research to Strategically and Comprehensively Advance Quality Gender Research for SDGs

Theme 1 Introduction

Dr Sung explains why it is important to advance cooperative dialogue between the key actors in science and in the SDGs endeavours, and to advocate new strategy for developing and applying scientifi
1 h
Theme 1: Uniting Funders, Doers, and Custodians of Research to Strategically and Comprehensively Advance Quality Gender Research for SDGs

Enabling inclusive sharing of knowledge for SDGs. Innovations introduced at Elsevier at the nexus of gender, sustainability, and development research communication

Mr Chi reports on the actions taken by Elsevier as a research publisher, employer and leader in science data analytics to advance gender equality in science knowledge making and communication.  Sci
1 h
Theme 1: Uniting Funders, Doers, and Custodians of Research to Strategically and Comprehensively Advance Quality Gender Research for SDGs

UN SDGs and the Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) on Gender: What Countries are Reporting and What is Missing in VNRs

Prof Kim explains what can be learned from monitoring progress in achieving SDGs at national level. So far, both the interest and the level of achievement have been very disappointing.
1 h
Theme 1: Uniting Funders, Doers, and Custodians of Research to Strategically and Comprehensively Advance Quality Gender Research for SDGs

Mobilising, enhancing and harmonising the capacity of research funders to advance women and gender perspectives in research programmes for better quality of impact

Prof Almeida explains the mission of the Global Research Council, which is composed of heads of national research councils from around the world, to advance research and develop the needed talent p
1 h
Theme 1: Uniting Funders, Doers, and Custodians of Research to Strategically and Comprehensively Advance Quality Gender Research for SDGs

Solving societal problems by fostering gender equality in the educational, research, and innovation functions of HEIs

Dr Sarrico explains the results from the OECD study on the conditions of science careers experienced by women and the resulting recommendations for addressing the obstacles created by inequalities