The first United Nations Open Science Conference, organized by the UN Dag Hammarskjöld Library in collaboration with the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) was held in New York on 19 November 2019.
The theme of the conference was “Towards Global Open Science: Core Enabler of the UN 2030 Agenda”. With a desire to elevate the discussion about open science and open research to the global level and to examine the role of open science in advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the conference bring together representatives of open science initiatives (OpenAIRE, Hindawi, LA Referencia, AfricanLII and others), early career researchers, library directors and policymakers.
The conference was webcasted and you can watch it here.
For more information and a detailed programme, please visit the conference website.