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Dag Hammarskjöld Library Conferences

The UN Open Science Conference 2019 has ended. On these pages you will find information about the conference.


You are cordially invited to attend the first United Nations Open Science Conference on 19 November 2019, organized by the UN Dag Hammarskjöld Library in collaboration with the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC). 

The theme of the conference is “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 will bring together representatives of open science initiatives (OpenAIREHindawiLA ReferenciaAfricanLII and others), early career researchers, library directors and policymakers.

In the following pages, you will find the concept note, detailed programme, social media hashtag, and more. Please use the blue button above to register should you wish to attend in person, as space is limited. The conference will also be webcast, and you can watch it live on UN WebTV.