Media invitation to the closing of World Science Forum 2022
The World Science Forum (WSF) 2022 draws to a close tomorrow, 9 December, following four days of networking, discussions and exhibitions. The media are invited to the closing of the event, where the gathering will adopt the Cape Town Declaration.
On Tuesday, President Cyril Ramaphosa opened the prestigious international science gathering, calling on delegates to ensure that the discussions on "Science for Social Justice" culminated in concrete actions that benefited communities.
A discussion on "Justice in science – How to ensure science reflects the society we want" will precede the closing.
The WSF takes place every two years and attracts scientists from all over the world. It was established by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in collaboration with the United Nations' Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Details of the event
Date: 9 December 2022
Time: 11:30 – 14:00
Venue: Ballroom, Cape Town International Convention Centre
Issued by the Department of Science and Innovation.
For media attendance, please contact Veronica Mohapeloa at 083 400 5750 or Thabang Setlhare at 072 659 9690.