Science diplomacy
To support environmental projects and the prevention of local conflicts

Methods, Results, Tools and Remarks

From November 1 to 5 novembre 2021

November 4th  live session at 12h30-1h30 pm

Watch the digital contribution  online

” Water, Peace and Security are inextricably linked.”
António Guterres, UN Secretary-General.

SIMEV, a tool for science diplomacy for the prevention of local conflicts.

For its second participation to the international congress – Geneva Peace Week – the UNESCO SIMEV chair will be discussing on November 4th its digital contribution from 12h30 to 13h30 around the theme “Creating a climate for collaboration: Ways forward for environment, climate change, and peace.”

Its digital contribution presents how science diplomacy  and the use of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) can support environmental peacebuilding projects and the prevention of local conflicts liked to water.

Strengthen links between social, political sciences and STEM.

The digital contribution aims to present to international peacebuilding community the tools, methods used by SIMEV as well as an example of results.

SIMEV will raise attention on the importance to carefully select water technologies based on local needs, to develop interdisciplinary dialogues between peacemakers but also providing solutions to the lack of participation of younger generations of scientists on the ground, still underdeveloped.

This digital lecture is co-organised by :

The online session is free at Geneva Peace Week’s website.

The full agenda available.