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The 2021 World Conference on Science Literacy Draws to a Close and Releases Conference Videos Online

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On December 3, the 2021 World Conference on Science Literacy held in Beijing came to a successful close. The theme of this year was "Science Literacy for a Green Future".

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A collection of videos from the conference has been released on YouTube, and can be viewed here.

The conference featured both online and offline content and included meetings of the Preparatory Committee of the World Organization for Science Literacy, plenary session, as well as six theme-based forums. Leaders and representatives from key international science and technology organizations, top scientists, and renowned scholars were also invited to engage in dialogues and exchanges.

The World Conference on Science Literacy2021 covered a broad range of topics, including "Enhancing Public Science Literacy and Green Development", "Public Science Literacy Improvement and Scientific and Technological Innovation", "Cultivation of Young Science Talents" and many more. Guests shared ideas, results, and experiences of using science for green development, discussing strategies and plans for global partnerships to improve public science literacy.

The plenary session also released the Assessment Index Framework of Civic Science Literacy and held an Award Ceremony for the International Contest of Creative Popular Science Video Works.

The World Conference on Science Literacy 2021 clearly showcased China's achievements in the development of public science literacy and the ideas and actions of the World Organization for Science Literacy (preparatory). It has created international partnerships to promote the growth of science literacy. The conference is a great force for good in helping the global development of science literacy in the post-pandemic era, building a community with a shared future, and fulfilling the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals.

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Zhang Zhimin
China Research Institute for Science Popularization
0086-010- 62103259
zhangzhimin@cast.org.cn
www.wcsl.org.cn
Beijing, China

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