This conference is an official event of Germany’s 2020 EU Council presidency. The conference will present, evaluate and discuss the exciting contributions that citizen science makes in framing and achieving sustainable development, specifically the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The conference will bring together expertise from policy makers, institutional and citizen scientists, economists, NGOs and civil society to implement mechanisms and processes for the transition towards a more sustainable future.
The conference addresses topics around citizen science such as:
- Citizen science for the UN Sustainable Development Goals, e.g. good health and well-being, quality education, life on land and below water
- Policy and scientific methodology of citizen science to implement the SDGs
- Scientific benefit of citizen science networks and platforms and their impact on society