2nd Worldwide Meeting of Young Academies 2015

Co-organised by the Global Young Academy (GYA) & the Young Academy of Sweden (YAS) from 16-18 Nov. 2015 in Stockholm, the meeting included the conference “Scientific support for policy making in sustainable development: Joining forces” co-hosted by theEU Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC).


  1. Hosted in the impressive building of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the meeting starts with words of welcome from the Young Academy of Sweden (CEO Anna Sjöström), the Global Young Academy (Co-Chair Orakanoke Phanraksa), State Secretary for Higher Education and Research, Anders Lönn, and Permanent Secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy, Göran Hansson.
  2. Intense speed dating among representatives of Young Academies and Young Academy Initiatives...
  3. Following the speed dating, young scientists gather in breakout sessions on various topics.
  4. Margaret Ceres from the New York Academy of Sciences presents the "Global STEM Alliance"