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World Science Forum opens to calls for peace and justice

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Science for all humanity a rallying cry for first forum hosted in Africa

The global science enterprise has work to do if it is to fulfil the aim of bringing about a more just, more peaceful world, the World Science Forum opening session heard on 7 December.

Speaking at the week-long event held in Cape Town, South Africa, dignitaries and leaders of international science bodies emphasised the need for science to evolve to suit growing inequality and international tension.

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