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UN OSI ECSA - CITIZEN SCIENCES 2016

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UN OSI ECSA - CITIZEN SCIENCES 2016

  1. 1. ECSA Headquarters Museum für Naturkunde Berlin Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Research June 2016
  2. 2. Contributions and Challenges for Peace and Development for Participatory Research, Citizen Sciences and Fab Labs Pia Viviani deputy director citizen science, Foundation Science et Cité Representative of Tous Scientifiques Speaker as representative of ECSA for OSI 2016 in Geneva Heiner Benking Independent Journalist and Facilitator, ECSA Advisory Board Member ECSA Technology and Policy Board Member Delegate of OSI as member to ECSA in the founding boards of Open-Forum, Youth-Leader, Positive-Nett-Works, CGI, … Advisory Board of ECOSOC - IHTEC – and member of the UN-ECOSOC Global Commons Alliance
  3. 3. 1. Promoting Sustainability through CS Implementing EU-wide CS programs Linking CS to politics 1. Building a Think Tank for Citizen Science Sharing knowledge & skills Providing expertise & fostering excellence Linking to international CS community 1. Developing Participatory Methods for Cooperation, Empowerment and Impact Carrying out synthesis & research on CS http://ecsa.citizen-science.net 1. Increase the recognition of CS in Switzerland • Website with overview over Swiss CS projects • Second International ECSA Conference 2018 in Geneva • Lobbying for CS 1. Promote exchange between Swiss CS providers, new initiatives and interested parties • Swiss contact point for CS • CS Network Switzerland 1. CS Monitoring http://www.schweiz-forscht.ch http://www.tous-scientifiques.ch
  4. 4. Our Vision: In 2020, citizens in Europe are valued and empowered as key actors in advancing knowledge and innovation and thus supporting a sustainable development of our world. Our Mission: Connecting citizens and science through fostering active participation 6
  5. 5. ~200 Members 27 Countries
  6. 6. Australia France ItalyCzech Republique Hungary Netherlands Poland Spain Turkey 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 ECSA Geography, May 2016 73% 12% 9% 3%2%1% Members' Sectors Science NGO SME Science Communication Government Education 53% 47% Membership Types Organizational members Individual Members
  7. 7. ECSA Strategy • Promoting Sustainability through CS – Implementing EU-wide CS programs – Linking CS to politics • Building a Think Tank for Citizen Science – Sharing knowledge & skills – Providing expertise & fostering excellence – Linking to international CS community • Developing Participatory Methods for Cooperation, Empowerment and Impact – Carrying out synthesis & research on CS 9
  8. 8. ECSA Working Groups Best Practice & Capacity Building Best Practice & Capacity Building Policy, Strategy, Governance & Partnerships Policy, Strategy, Governance & Partnerships Communication & Events Communication & Events Projects, Data, Tools & Technology Projects, Data, Tools & Technology 10 Fundraising & Marketing Fundraising & Marketing Education & Learning in CS Education & Learning in CS CS & Responsible Reseach and Innovation CS & Responsible Reseach and Innovation Coming soon: BioBlitzers Coming soon: BioBlitzers
  9. 9. Ten Principles of Citizen Science 11 23 languages in September 2016
  10. 10. • Citizen science is a flexible concept which can be adapted and applied within diverse situations and disciplines. • These statements set out some of the key principles which as a community we believe underlie good practice in citizen science. • Developed by the ECSA working group ‘Sharing best practice and building capacity in citizen science’ with input from many ECSA members. Ten Principles of Citizen Science 12
  11. 11. ECSA Policy Work Federal Community of Practice for Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science 13 RRI Open Science Environ- mental Policy
  12. 12. • Interoperability • Privacy/Security • Data reliability & usability, e.g. in governmental contexts • Intellectual property rights • Engagement Internet of People: topics to address
  13. 13. • Memoranda of Understanding Partnerships 15
  14. 14. #TOGETHERSCIENCE AN EU CITIZEN SCIENCE PROJECT togetherscience.eu

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