International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development(IYBSSD)- A series of activities in Taiwan

Project Details


The United Nations promulgated 2022 as The International Year of Basic Sciences for Development Sustainability (IYBSSD), was announced by the United Nations during its General Assembly for 2022, aims to highlight the critical role that basic sciences plays an emerging role on confronting social and environmental challenges, particularly in the areas of medicine, agriculture, water resources, energy planning, environment, communication and culture and further to provide possible solutions to the crisis. In response to the International Year of Basic Science for Sustainable Development, this project invites governmental agents, academic institutions, non-governmental organizations and institutions to celebrate the IYBSSD by providing various activities in different occasions including conferences, forum, and panels that are related to SDGs issues and different science communication outreaching activities, such as hands-on activities and scientists’ outreach activities across the Island but not limited to the main Island. In order to achieve the goals of sustainable development in harmony with society and nature, we organize these events and will promote the importance of basic science, the cultivation of talents, the concern for scientific issues around our lives, and the adoption of appropriate actions and positive attitudes towards to science and sustainability.
Effective start/end date1/07/2231/08/23

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals


  • basic sciences
  • sustainable development
  • science communication


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