Science for Peace and Health 2023: “Mission: Evolution!”

Science for Peace and Health 2023: “Mission: Evolution!”

Cooperation and altruism as a resource in the face of conflict: What does science say? The global conference takes place in the presence of Daniel Hogesta, Elena Cattaneo, Paolo Gentiloni and others. Art for Peace Prize for the series “Marie Faure”.

The power of cooperation to resolve conflicts is the theme chosen for the 15th edition of the conference World Congress on Science for Peace and Health Which will be held in Milan November 17 At Bocconi University.

Among the speakers Daniel HogestaDeputy Director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, Nobel Peace Prize 2017. To the series “The sea outside“, GrantArt for Peace Prize Because it conveyed the power of being together in the juvenile prison community as an alternative to the criminal community.

On a journey that will touch on biology, medicine, research and all the way to the global scenario, the World Science for Peace and Health Conference 2023 asks… The role of science in confronting conflicts Shows the other side of the coin, i.e. how Cooperation and altruism are fundamental evolutionary factors Whether in nature or in society.

Conference and Parties

Promoted Veronesi Foundation Organized in cooperation withBocconi University, “Mission: Evolve! Science to overcome conflicts”hosted by the journalist Giulia Innocenziwill be held on Friday 17 November starting at 9.30 am at the Aula Magna of Bocconi University.

Always an integral part of the conference, andArt for Peace Prize Under technical supervision Dennis Kurti: This year the award will be given to the beloved TV series “Mare Fuori”, produced by Rai Fiction and Picomedia, because it managed to engage a heterogeneous audience starting from the internal conflicts of the juvenile prison community, conveying to the criminal an alternative way of being together.

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Paolo Veronese“We have always known that human and scientific progress arises from the ability to solve current and future problems: in evolutionary behaviors (symbiosis and mutualism), in the search for new treatments, as well as in thinking about models of dialogue in the global scenario,” says the President of the Umberto Veronesi ETS Foundation. Science for Peace and Health 2023 Conference examines the potential shown by science to find appropriate responses in cooperation and solidarity to threats affecting both natural organisms and complex human organizations.

“The Science for Peace and Health Conference has reached its fifteenth edition, in a year that also celebrates the twentieth anniversary of the Veronesi Foundation” – notes Alberto MartinelliVice-Rector of the Department of Science for Peace and Health and Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Political Science at the University of Milan – “The topic we have chosen, Conflict and Nonviolent Conflict Resolution Methods, represents a return to the origins and goals of the project that Umberto Veronesi wanted, starting with the nonviolent solution of wars and conflicts as a basic condition.” To successfully address other major global issues (poverty, inequality, disease, environmental degradation, economic crises), it is the responsibility of scientists to promote a culture of peace. In this edition we wish to find responses to implementing cooperation between science and policy makers.”

the program

Working sessions of the 15th World Congress on Science for Peace and Health

Cooperation for development. From microbes to human populations, collaborative efforts aim to prevent conflicts and tensions from turning into devastation, war and death: national and international guests will talk about them in four sessions dedicated to nature, medicine, society and economy, a global scenario with a global character. Keynote at the opening Elena CattaneoLife Member of the Senate of the Republic and Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Milan, and p.m Daniel HogestaDeputy Director of ICANN, Nobel Peace Prize 2017preceded by institutional greetings from Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Vice President of Science for Peace and Health. To open a business Francesco BellariDean of Bocconi University, Paolo VeronesePresident of the Umberto Veronesi Foundation for Educational Testing Services, Paolo GentiloniThe European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs, while the conclusions are vested in him Alberto MartinelliDeputy Head of the Department of Science for Peace and Health and Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Political Science at the University of Milan.

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First session. Nature and Evolution (10:00-11:30)

Introduction by Carlo Alberto Redi, Professor of Zoology, University of Pavia; Chairman of the Ethics Committee of the Umberto Veronesi Foundation for Educational Testing Services

Altruism and Conflict in Nature between Animals and the Brain Maurizio Casiraghi, Professor of Zoology and Vice Chair of Teaching; University of Milan-Bicocca Michela Mattioli, Professor of Pharmacology, Humanitas; CNR Neuroscience Institute Director Memory Lynn Margulis and George R. Bryce Telmo Bifani, Professor of Philosophy of Biological Sciences, University of Padua

Second session. Medicine and Research (11.30-13.00)

Introduction by Chiara Tonelli, Chair of the Scientific Committee of the Umberto Veronesi ETS Foundation and Professor Emeritus of Genetics at the University of Milan

The Microbiome Challenge Nicola Segata, Professor of Genetics and CIBIO Principal Investigator; University of Trento

The Future of Oncology Pier Giuseppe Bellicchi, Director of Research at the European Institute of Oncology in Milan; Professor of Pathology, University of Milan

Reimagining the future of oncology research Paula Cocco, Chief Scientific Officer and Chief Medical Officer, Novartis

Personalized neurofeedback training: opportunities between physical and mental health Cosimo Botelli, Director of Research and Innovation, ab Medica

Keyword (2.15pm – 2.30pm)

Daniel Hogesta, Deputy Director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), Nobel Peace Prize 2017

Session 3. Society and Economy (2.30pm – 3.30pm)

Science for Peace and the Health Charter Monica Guerra, Professor of General and Social Education, University of Milan-Bicocca with testimony Magdalena Greco, Doctoral Student in Legal Studies, Bocconi University

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Session 4. Global Scenario (16:00-16:45)

Two Wars on Europe’s Borders (Round Table) Alessandro Colombo, Professor of International Relations at the University of Milan; ISPI. Sylvie Goulard, Vice-President of the Institute for European Policymaking, Bocconi University; Former Defense Minister of the French Republic Daniel Gros, Director of the Institute for European Policymaking at Bocconi University (President) Massimo Morelli, Professor of Political Science and Economics at Bocconi University. All social channels of the Veronese Foundation will talk about this event with exclusive insights and content.

To follow the event on social media channels: #S4PH2023

Science for Peace and Health is a project of the Umberto Veronesi Foundation for Educational Testing Services In cooperation withBocconi University From Milan.
Sponsored by: Senate of the Republic, Lombardy Region, Municipality of Milan, Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe for the Mediterranean, Cariplo Foundation.

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