Europe: Refugees Are Our Brothers and Sisters

Workshop | 9-10 December 2016

Pope Francis, in his encyclical letter Laudato Si’, pleaded for a greater conversion of heart towards “the least of our brothers and sisters”, arguing that we need to do more to ... Read all

Power and Limitations of Artificial Intelligence

Workshop | 30 November - 1 December 2016

One of the key issues today concerns the place of the human person in a growing digital environment of increasing complexity that not only expands the range of his or her ... Read all

Science and Sustainability. Impacts of Scientific Knowledge and Technology on Human Society and its Environment

Plenary Session | 25-29 November 2016

We invite all members of the PAS to reflect on which already available or expected scientific advances may impact on the sustainable development of human societies and their ... Read all

Narcotics: Problems and Solutions of This Global Issue

Workshop | 23-24 November 2016

Following a special wish of Pope Francis, the Pontifical Academies of Sciences is organizing a two-day Workshop on Narcotics: Problems and Solutions of this Global Issue on 23-24 ... Read all

Youth and the Sustainable Development Goals: Challenges and Opportunities

Workshop | 30-31 October 2016

Youth are at the epicenter of the United Nations’ newly adopted 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – both as future leaders of that agenda, as they will be running nations, ... Read all

"Laudato si'" and the Path to COP22 in Marrakech

Workshop | 28 September 2016

Concept Note A year after the publication of Pope Francis’s Encyclical Letter Laudato si’ on “care for our common home”, and nearly a year after the historic agreement called COP ... Read all