2025 World Conference of Science Journalists

Event Date: 
December 1, 2025 to December 5, 2025

The 13th World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ) will be held Dec 1-5, 2025 in Pretoria, administrative Capital of South Africa, carrying the theme Science Journalism and Social Justice – our role in promoting resilience.

The World Federation of Science Journalists' event takes place every two years, and is the largest international event for science journalists to gather as peers, helping one another learn, grow, and thrive.

South Africa showed its scientific chops during the pandemic, always ahead of the game with genomic results which moved through the scientific community and informed policy and practice worldwide. It has a wealth of policy advisory bodies, funding agencies, higher education institutions, science and technology performing institutions which paints our country’s collective efforts towards fostering technological innovation.

Pretoria, city in Gauteng province and administrative capital of the Republic of South Africa is primarily a seat of government, but it is also an important rail and industrial centre. Economic activities include engineering, food processing, and diamond mining.

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