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Online Resources for Science and Technology Policy

White House Office of Science and Technology

"The mission of the Office of Science and Technology Policy is threefold; first, to provide the President and his senior staff with accurate, relevant, and timely scientific and technical advice on all matters of consequence; second, to ensure that the policies of the Executive Branch are informed by sound science; and third, to ensure that the scientific and technical work of the Executive Branch is properly coordinated so as to provide the greatest benefit to society."

"A federation of national science portals where research results are made available by participating nations,
providing encompassing coverage of global science and research results across language barriers."

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

"The mission of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world."

United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD)

"The Commission provides the General Assembly and ECOSOC with high-level advice on relevant science and technology issues."

UNESCO Natural Sciences

"UNESCO works to advance and promote science in the interests of peace, sustainable development and human security and well-being, in close collaboration with its Member States and a wide variety of partners. It is the only United Nations specialized agency, symbolized by the ‘S’ in the acronym, with a specific mandate for science."

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