What Is ANSO
ANSO is a non-profit, non-governmental international scientific organization founded in 2018 by the Chinese Academy of Sciences and 36 other international science and education institutions from around the world. ANSO came into being under the principles of "joint consultation, joint effort and joint sharing" championed by the Chinese "Belt and Road Initiative".
ANSO is committed to promoting shared development, sustainable development and the advancement of the UN SDGs through catalyzing and implementing concrete international cooperation initiatives in Science, Technology & Innovation and Capacity Building (STIC). It is envisaged that ANSO will focus attention on the investigation and addressing of the most urgent regional and global scientific challenges. This focus includes supporting the needs and scientific capacity building of the Global South through partnerships and cooperation with the member countries and institutions. ANSO is an international organization designed to win global recognition and support through continuous activity, sound scientific programs and actions and success in addressing global needs and challenges.
The Vision of ANSO
To become an international science organization of global impact in catalyzing and implementing concrete innovative programs, initiatives and actions in Science, Technology, Innovation and Capacity Building (STIC) for the promotion of shared-development and the advancement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
ANSO's Mission Statement
ANSO is a non-profit, non-government international scientific organization founded in 2018 based on the general principles of "joint consultation, joint effort and joint sharing" adhered to by the Chinese "Belt and Road Initiative for the promotion of shared development and achievement of the UN SDGs. ANSO members include national academies of sciences, universities, research institutes and international organizations. ANSO is committed to playing an effective role in catalyzing and implementing innovative international science initiatives with the member countries and other partners to advance the ANSO vision and help build a community of the whole humankind with a shared future. Science, Technology, Innovation and Capacity building (STIC) is essential to the progress and welfare of human societies and ANSO is particularly keen to cooperate and partner those who want to collaborate in these endeavors.
Major Activities of ANSO
Organize and provide science-based advice and consultations for regional and global sustainable development
Catalyze and initiate major international science programs with a special focus on areas of key importance for sustainable development (climate change, natural resource management, environmental protection, natural disasters, water security, agriculture and food security, ecosystem and biodiversity conservation, bio-safety, energy security, and big data).
Organize and provide S&T programs and initiatives focused on human livelihoods and wellbeing, around issues such as clean drinking water, sustainable agriculture, environmental protection, desertification control, poverty reduction, and public health.
Promote improvement in wellbeing and economic development through close integration of innovation, technology, and marketing. Efforts will be made for the IP protection and the maintenance of standards.
Organize training, education and capacity-building, creating the social foundation for the joint development of a community of the whole humankind with a shared future.
Create prizes and awards that encourage participation and collaboration in addressing humankinds big challenges.