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ISC and its partners organised the 9th edition of the Science Summit around the 78th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA78) on 12-29 September 2023.
The role and contribution of science to attaining the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be the central theme of the Summit. The objective is to develop and launch science collaborations to demonstrate global science mechanisms and activities to support the attainment of the UN SDGs, Agenda 2030 and Local2030. The meeting will also prepare input for the United Nations Summit of the Future, which will take place during UNGA79 beginning on 12 September 2024.
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Peter Fantke

Technical University of Denmark
Professor, Head of section
Dr. Peter Fantke is professor and head of the Section for Quantitative Sustainability Assessment at the Technical University of Denmark. He develops quantitative methods for evaluating exposure and toxicity impacts on humans and the environment related to harmful chemicals and air pollutants released throughout product life cycles, published in more than 150 scientific articles. He contributed to various international projects focusing on life cycle impact assessment, chemical substitution, high-throughput risk screening, and external cost analysis. He is director of USEtox, the UNEP/SETAC scientific consensus model for characterizing toxicity impacts of chemicals, and chairs global task forces under UNEP and OECD for quantifying and evaluating environmental and human health impacts.