G20 Chief Science Advisers Roundtable

Towards Inclusive Global Science Advice



The G20-Chief Science Advisers' Roundtable (G20-CSAR), led by the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India, is an initiative under the Sherpa Track of India’s G20 Presidency. G20-CSAR provides a platform to discuss and devise common frameworks to address some of the pressing policy challenges through inclusive global science advice.

Why G-20 CSAR platform?

G20 brings together the top and emerging scientific powers of the world that produce approximately 85% of global scientific knowledge.It is an effective platform to discuss and achieve solutions to some of the long pending as well as anticipated issues related to scientific research, technology development, and deployment. The Chief Science Advisers (or their equivalents) are embedded within the highest level of governance and have a prominent role in shaping policy choices by providing evidence-driven science advice


Ramnagar, Uttarakhand hosted the inaugural G20-CSAR, the First Meeting of G20-Chief Science Advisers Roundtable. The Final meeting of G20-CSAR is scheduled for 27-29th August, 2023 in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

Ramnagar, Uttarakhand

28th-30th March 2023

Gandhinagar, Gujarat

27th-29th August 2023

G20 CSAR 2023 Agenda

  • Opportunities

    Opportunities in One Health for better disease prevention, control, and pandemic preparedness

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    Synergising global efforts to expand access to scholarly scientific knowledge

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    Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEI&A) in Science and Technology Ecosystem

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    Creating an inclusive, continuous, and action-oriented Global Science Advice mechanism

Publications and reports

The First Meeting of the G20-Chief Science Advisers Roundtable Held at Ramnagar, Uttarakhand

Chief Science Advisers of the G20 Countries to Gather at Ramnagar, Uttarakhand, to Discuss Issues of Mutual Interest on S&T

An Initiative Under India's G20 Presidency

Inclusive Science Advise for Global Policy Making


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