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Dec 05 2013

UNESCO Releases “World Social Science Report 2013 – Changing Global Environments”

UNESCO today announced the launch of its flagship publication World Social Science Report 2013 — Changing Global Environments.

 

This report aims to engage social scientists working in all disciplines in academia, research institutes, think tanks, NGOs, and government agencies all over the world. The ISSC will use the report as a basis for critical discussion with its members and partners to sharpen the social science knowledge base on global environmental change and to support social science leadership in research for sustainability.

Report includes two chapters on open knowledge: 11. A new vision of open knowledge systems for sustainability: Opportunities for social scientists, by David Tàbara; 12. Viewpoint: Open knowledge and learning for sustainability, by Tim O’Riordan. 

 

The 2013 World Social Science Report was prepared and edited by the International Social Science Council (ISSC) with the support of high level specialists from all the over the world. It is co-published by the ISSC, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and UNESCO.

 

Further Details: http://www.unesco.org/new/en/social-and-human-sciences/resources/reports/world-social-science-report-2013/ 

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