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Get an overview of scientific contributions to sustainable development and especially to the Agenda 2030: SCNAT provides researchers, research funding agencies and political decision-makers with important synthesis reports, projects, event information and news from the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences and other institutions.

State of Knowledge

Current activities

Watch the video to learn what the Sustainability Research Initiative is about
Health PS (Joachim Pelikan SwissTPH - KFPE)

Support for research partnerships with developing countries

The challenges of sustainable development affect different regions of the world differently. International research partnerships make it possible to take these differences into account. The KFPE is committed to cross-border and intercultural research partnerships and helps to make such partnerships fair and efficient.


Steering Committee Sustainability Research
House of Academies
PO Box
3001 Bern


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