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The meeting on "PHYSICS FOR SOCIETY: GRAND CHALLENGES IN THE HORIZON 2050" was held at the Magnus Haus in Berlin from 28 to 29 October 2021. It was jointly organized by the European Physical Society (EPS) and the German Physical Society (DPG) on the occasion of the DPG’s 175 year- Anniversary. The conference, with hybrid format, attracted nearly 300 people (on-line participation) as well as nearly 30 invited speakers (on-site) from different international institutions. The DPG hosts provided an excellent and unique atmosphere for the meeting (for details please see: https://www.forumphysicsandsociety.org/
On 2nd December 2021, the United Nations declared 2022 the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development (IYBSSD2022). The resolution is the result of a proposal from the IUPAP (International Union of Pure and Applied Physics) lead by Michel Spiro, its current president, in coordination with international scientific organisations such as CERN, EGO, IAU, SKA Observatory, to name but a few (list of organisers).