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==1997==
 
==1997==
  
* '''May 29, 1997.''' [https://www.agu.org/-/media/Files/Share-and-Advocate-for-Science/Position-Statements/Supporting_Data_as_a_World_Heritage_2019.pdf?la=en&hash=740E1D43D50A9BA800A6D3B8D6B2A64D77202D18 Supporting Data as a World Heritage]([https://perma.cc/FJH4-SNRD perma.cc]). Αdopted by the American Geophysical Union. Reaffirmed May 2001, May 2005, May 2006; Revised and Reaffirmed May 2009, February 2012, September 2015; November 2019.
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* '''May 29, 1997.''' [https://www.agu.org/-/media/Files/Share-and-Advocate-for-Science/Position-Statements/Supporting_Data_as_a_World_Heritage_2019.pdf?la=en&hash=740E1D43D50A9BA800A6D3B8D6B2A64D77202D18 Supporting Data as a World Heritage] ([https://perma.cc/FJH4-SNRD perma.cc]). Αdopted by the American Geophysical Union. Reaffirmed May 2001, May 2005, May 2006; Revised and Reaffirmed May 2009, February 2012, September 2015; November 2019.
  
 
==1999==
 
==1999==
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* '''January 15, 2003.'''  The [https://web.archive.org/web/20081001152813/http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/stellent/groups/corporatesite/@policy_communications/documents/web_document/wtd003207.pdf Fort Lauderdale Statement] (PDF).  Reaffirming and extending the Bermuda Principles from February 1996 (above).  From the participants in a meeting sponsored by the Wellcome Trust (Fort Lauderdale, Florida, January 14–15, 2003.)
 
* '''January 15, 2003.'''  The [https://web.archive.org/web/20081001152813/http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/stellent/groups/corporatesite/@policy_communications/documents/web_document/wtd003207.pdf Fort Lauderdale Statement] (PDF).  Reaffirming and extending the Bermuda Principles from February 1996 (above).  From the participants in a meeting sponsored by the Wellcome Trust (Fort Lauderdale, Florida, January 14–15, 2003.)
  
* '''February 26, 2003.''' The [https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-03-032.html Final NIH Statement on Sharing Research Data] [https://perma.cc/SW5F-BBYE (perma.cc)] was published by the [http://www.nih.gov/ NIH] as part of the NIH Guide. The new [https://grants.nih.gov/grants/policy/data_sharing/index.htm NIH Data Sharing Policy] [https://perma.cc/2CA5-GHTN (perma.cc)] became effective on October 1, 2003.
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* '''February 26, 2003.''' The [https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-03-032.html Final NIH Statement on Sharing Research Data] [https://perma.cc/SW5F-BBYE (perma.cc)] was published by the [http://www.nih.gov/ NIH] as part of the NIH Guide. The new [https://grants.nih.gov/grants/policy/data_sharing/index.htm NIH Data Sharing Policy]  
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[https://perma.cc/2CA5-GHTN (perma.cc)] became effective on October 1, 2003.
  
* '''June 20, 2003.''' The [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/bethesda.htm Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing] [https://perma.cc/2GKV-BMV3 (perma.cc)].  From the participants at a meeting convened by the [http://www.hhmi.org/ Howard Hughes Medical Institute].  
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* '''June 20, 2003.''' The [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/bethesda.htm Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing]  
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[https://perma.cc/2GKV-BMV3 (perma.cc)].  From the participants at a meeting convened by the [http://www.hhmi.org/ Howard Hughes Medical Institute].  
  
 
* '''October 19, 2003.''' The Beijing Declaration on scientific advancement, openness, and cooperation.  From the participants in a meeting of the [http://www.twas.org/ Third World Academy of Sciences].  
 
* '''October 19, 2003.''' The Beijing Declaration on scientific advancement, openness, and cooperation.  From the participants in a meeting of the [http://www.twas.org/ Third World Academy of Sciences].  
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** '''March 1, 2005'''. Participants in the [https://web.archive.org/web/20060307072043/http://www.eprints.org:80/events/berlin3/ Berlin3 conference] issued a [https://web.archive.org/web/20060219081953/http://www.eprints.org:80/events/berlin3/outcomes.html recommendation] that institutions wishing to implement the Berlin Declaration on Open Access should "require their researchers to deposit a copy of all their published articles in an open access repository" and "encourage their researchers to publish their research articles in open access journals where a suitable journal exists and provide the support to enable that to happen." Such institutions needn't re-word or re-sign the Berlin Declaration, but merely register their commitment and describe their policies.  
 
** '''March 1, 2005'''. Participants in the [https://web.archive.org/web/20060307072043/http://www.eprints.org:80/events/berlin3/ Berlin3 conference] issued a [https://web.archive.org/web/20060219081953/http://www.eprints.org:80/events/berlin3/outcomes.html recommendation] that institutions wishing to implement the Berlin Declaration on Open Access should "require their researchers to deposit a copy of all their published articles in an open access repository" and "encourage their researchers to publish their research articles in open access journals where a suitable journal exists and provide the support to enable that to happen." Such institutions needn't re-word or re-sign the Berlin Declaration, but merely register their commitment and describe their policies.  
  
* '''December 4, 2003.''' [http://www.interacademies.net/?id=3429 Access to Scientific Information] [https://perma.cc/4KBX-636X (perma.cc)]. From the [http://www.interacademies.net/ Interacademy Panel on International Issues] (IAP), a consortium of science academies from around the world.  The statement endorses some OA initiatives without using the term "open access".  
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* '''December 4, 2003.''' [http://www.interacademies.net/?id=3429 Access to Scientific Information]  
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[https://perma.cc/4KBX-636X (perma.cc)]. From the [http://www.interacademies.net/ Interacademy Panel on International Issues] (IAP), a consortium of science academies from around the world.  The statement endorses some OA initiatives without using the term "open access".  
  
* '''December 12, 2003.'''  [http://www.itu.int/net/wsis/docs/geneva/official/dop.html Declaration of Principles] [https://perma.cc/8BEW-4MXD (perma.cc)] and [http://www.itu.int/net/wsis/docs/geneva/official/poa.html Plan of Action] [https://perma.cc/8DDL-5FN3 (perma.cc)].  From the [http://www.itu.int/wsis/index.html UN World Summit on the Information Society]. Explicit, if brief, endorsements of OA.
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* '''December 12, 2003.'''  [http://www.itu.int/net/wsis/docs/geneva/official/dop.html Declaration of Principles]  
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[https://perma.cc/8BEW-4MXD (perma.cc)] and [http://www.itu.int/net/wsis/docs/geneva/official/poa.html Plan of Action]  
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[https://perma.cc/8DDL-5FN3 (perma.cc)].  From the [http://www.itu.int/wsis/index.html UN World Summit on the Information Society]. Explicit, if brief, endorsements of OA.
  
 
==2004==
 
==2004==
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* '''February 24, 2004.''' [https://web.archive.org/web/20040301005941/http://www.ifla.org:80/V/cdoc/open-access04.html IFLA Statement on Open Access to Scholarly Literature and Research Documentation]. From the [http://www.ifla.org International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions] (IFLA), adopted December 5, 2003, published February 24, 2004.  
 
* '''February 24, 2004.''' [https://web.archive.org/web/20040301005941/http://www.ifla.org:80/V/cdoc/open-access04.html IFLA Statement on Open Access to Scholarly Literature and Research Documentation]. From the [http://www.ifla.org International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions] (IFLA), adopted December 5, 2003, published February 24, 2004.  
  
* '''March 16, 2004.''' [http://www.dcprinciples.org/statement.htm Washington D.C. Principles for Free Access to Science] [https://perma.cc/N36K-J7JR (perma.cc)].  From a [http://www.dcprinciples.org/signatories.htm 48 group of publishers] now known as the DC Principles Coalition.  The DC Principles support some forms of free online access, but not OA, and the Coalition often lobbies against national OA policies.
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* '''March 16, 2004.''' [http://www.dcprinciples.org/statement.htm Washington D.C. Principles for Free Access to Science]  
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[https://perma.cc/N36K-J7JR (perma.cc)].  From a [http://www.dcprinciples.org/signatories.htm 48 group of publishers] now known as the DC Principles Coalition.  The DC Principles support some forms of free online access, but not OA, and the Coalition often lobbies against national OA policies.
  
 
* '''March 26, 2004.''' The [https://web.archive.org/web/20040402080421/http://www.alpsp.org:80/2004pdfs/SFpub210104.pdf ALPSP Principles of Scholarship-Friendly Journal Publishing Practice] (PDF). From the [https://www.alpsp.org/ Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers] (ALPSP).
 
* '''March 26, 2004.''' The [https://web.archive.org/web/20040402080421/http://www.alpsp.org:80/2004pdfs/SFpub210104.pdf ALPSP Principles of Scholarship-Friendly Journal Publishing Practice] (PDF). From the [https://www.alpsp.org/ Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers] (ALPSP).
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* '''May 25, 2004.'''  The [https://web.archive.org/web/20060304032656/http://www.go8.edu.au:80/news/2004/Go8%20Statement%20on%20open%20access%20to%20scholarly%20information%20May.pdf Statement on open access to scholarly information] (PDF).  From the [https://www.go8.edu.au/ Group of Eight], Australia's eight leading research universities.
 
* '''May 25, 2004.'''  The [https://web.archive.org/web/20060304032656/http://www.go8.edu.au:80/news/2004/Go8%20Statement%20on%20open%20access%20to%20scholarly%20information%20May.pdf Statement on open access to scholarly information] (PDF).  From the [https://www.go8.edu.au/ Group of Eight], Australia's eight leading research universities.
  
* '''July 5, 2004.''' The [http://www.urheberrechtsbuendnis.de/ge.html.en?of=on Göttingen Declaration on Copyright for Education and Research][https://perma.cc/UX63-DDPW (perma.cc)].  From Germany's Coalition for Action: Copyright for Education and Research ([http://urheberrechtsbuendnis.de/ Aktionsbündnis: Urheberrecht für Bildung und Wissenschaft]).
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* '''July 5, 2004.''' The [http://www.urheberrechtsbuendnis.de/ge.html.en?of=on Göttingen Declaration on Copyright for Education and Research] [https://perma.cc/UX63-DDPW (perma.cc)].  From Germany's Coalition for Action: Copyright for Education and Research ([http://urheberrechtsbuendnis.de/ Aktionsbündnis: Urheberrecht für Bildung und Wissenschaft]).
  
 
* '''July 7, 2004.'''  The [https://oaulpgc.wordpress.com/2009/06/22/declaracion-de-rebiun-en-apoyo-del-modelo-de-acceso-abierto/ Declaración de REBIUN en apoyo del modelo de acceso abierto] [https://perma.cc/BQ7X-4MXX (perma.cc)].  From [http://www.rebiun.org/ Red de Bibliotecas Universitarias españolas] (REBUIN).  Also see the declaration in [http://translate.google.com/translate?u=http%3A//oaulpgc.wordpress.com/2009/06/22/declaracion-de-rebiun-en-apoyo-del-modelo-de-acceso-abierto/&hl=en&langpair=auto|en&tbb=1&ie=UTF-8 Google's English].  Also see the [https://web.archive.org/web/20180518232931/http://biblioteca.ucm.es/boletin/bibliotecario/01/acceso.pdf same statement] (PDF) attributed to [http://www.crue.org/ CRUE] (Conferencia de Rectores de Universidades Españolas) rather than REBUIN.
 
* '''July 7, 2004.'''  The [https://oaulpgc.wordpress.com/2009/06/22/declaracion-de-rebiun-en-apoyo-del-modelo-de-acceso-abierto/ Declaración de REBIUN en apoyo del modelo de acceso abierto] [https://perma.cc/BQ7X-4MXX (perma.cc)].  From [http://www.rebiun.org/ Red de Bibliotecas Universitarias españolas] (REBUIN).  Also see the declaration in [http://translate.google.com/translate?u=http%3A//oaulpgc.wordpress.com/2009/06/22/declaracion-de-rebiun-en-apoyo-del-modelo-de-acceso-abierto/&hl=en&langpair=auto|en&tbb=1&ie=UTF-8 Google's English].  Also see the [https://web.archive.org/web/20180518232931/http://biblioteca.ucm.es/boletin/bibliotecario/01/acceso.pdf same statement] (PDF) attributed to [http://www.crue.org/ CRUE] (Conferencia de Rectores de Universidades Españolas) rather than REBUIN.
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* '''October 11, 2004.''' The [https://web.archive.org/web/20050317162415/http://scurl.ac.uk:80/wg/oats/declaration.htm Scottish Declaration of Open Access].  From the [http://scurl.ac.uk/WG/OATS/ Scottish Science Information Strategy Working Group].  Signed and released on October 11, 2004, but not made official until March 14, 2005.  
 
* '''October 11, 2004.''' The [https://web.archive.org/web/20050317162415/http://scurl.ac.uk:80/wg/oats/declaration.htm Scottish Declaration of Open Access].  From the [http://scurl.ac.uk/WG/OATS/ Scottish Science Information Strategy Working Group].  Signed and released on October 11, 2004, but not made official until March 14, 2005.  
  
* '''November 4, 2004.''' The [https://it.wikisource.org/wiki/Dichiarazione_di_Messina Messina Declaration]. From 32 Italian university [https://perma.cc/V8QU-5WYC rectors].  A statement of Italian university support for the [https://openaccess.mpg.de/Berlin-Declaration Berlin Declaration] [https://perma.cc/GJ5C-T239 (perma.cc)].
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* '''November 4, 2004.''' The [https://it.wikisource.org/wiki/Dichiarazione_di_Messina Messina Declaration]. From 32 Italian university rectors [https://perma.cc/JK4T-6XLZ (perma.cc)].  A statement of Italian university support for the [https://openaccess.mpg.de/Berlin-Declaration Berlin Declaration] [https://perma.cc/GJ5C-T239 (perma.cc)].
  
 
* '''November 19, 2004.''' The [http://antbase.org/ants/publications/conservation_commons.pdf Conservation Commons Statement of Principles] calling for open access to biodiversity data and knowledge (PDF) [https://perma.cc/FR9U-3WZ4 (perma.cc)] (PDF).  From [https://www.iucn.org/ third IUCN World Conservation Congress] (Bangkok, November 17-25).
 
* '''November 19, 2004.''' The [http://antbase.org/ants/publications/conservation_commons.pdf Conservation Commons Statement of Principles] calling for open access to biodiversity data and knowledge (PDF) [https://perma.cc/FR9U-3WZ4 (perma.cc)] (PDF).  From [https://www.iucn.org/ third IUCN World Conservation Congress] (Bangkok, November 17-25).
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* '''September 10, 2009.'''  The [http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v461/n7261/box/461171a_BX1.html Rome Agenda] on data and resource sharing. From [http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v461/n7261/extref/461171a-s1.pdf participants] in the CASIMIR meeting on [http://www.casimir.org.uk/fullstory.php?storyid=66 Data Sharing in Mouse Functional Genomics] (Rome, May 20-22, 2009).
 
* '''September 10, 2009.'''  The [http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v461/n7261/box/461171a_BX1.html Rome Agenda] on data and resource sharing. From [http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v461/n7261/extref/461171a-s1.pdf participants] in the CASIMIR meeting on [http://www.casimir.org.uk/fullstory.php?storyid=66 Data Sharing in Mouse Functional Genomics] (Rome, May 20-22, 2009).
  
* '''September 23, 2009.''' The [https://osf.io/k3w7m/ Declaration to Improve Biomedical & Health Research]([https://perma.cc/E8ML-3QRA perma.cc]). A collaboration between researchers and patients to establish a list of achievable demands that can be implemented to improve health research. In [https://osf.io/fx8dz/ English], [https://osf.io/8ajrp/ German] and [https://osf.io/p2zka/ Portuguese].  
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* '''September 23, 2009.''' The [https://osf.io/k3w7m/ Declaration to Improve Biomedical & Health Research] ([https://perma.cc/E8ML-3QRA perma.cc]). A collaboration between researchers and patients to establish a list of achievable demands that can be implemented to improve health research. In [https://osf.io/fx8dz/ English], [https://osf.io/8ajrp/ German] and [https://osf.io/p2zka/ Portuguese].  
  
 
* '''November 6, 2009.'''  The [https://web.archive.org/web/20100316052640/http://www.wpro.who.int/apame/events/Singapore_Declaration_FullText.htm Singapore Declaration on Equitable Access to Health Information in the Western Pacific Region].  From the participants in the Joint Meeting of the Asia Pacific Association of Medical Journal Editors (APAME) and the Western Pacific Region Index Medicus (WPRIM) (Singapore, November 4-5, 2009).
 
* '''November 6, 2009.'''  The [https://web.archive.org/web/20100316052640/http://www.wpro.who.int/apame/events/Singapore_Declaration_FullText.htm Singapore Declaration on Equitable Access to Health Information in the Western Pacific Region].  From the participants in the Joint Meeting of the Asia Pacific Association of Medical Journal Editors (APAME) and the Western Pacific Region Index Medicus (WPRIM) (Singapore, November 4-5, 2009).
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* '''September 8, 2011.''' The [http://infojustice.org/washington-declaration-html Washington Declaration on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest].  From participants in the Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest (Washington D.C. August 25-27, 2011).
 
* '''September 8, 2011.''' The [http://infojustice.org/washington-declaration-html Washington Declaration on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest].  From participants in the Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest (Washington D.C. August 25-27, 2011).
  
* '''September 19, 2011.''' [http://www.africanplatform.org/fileadmin/Content/PDF/APAI-Declaration-English.pdf African Platform on Access to Information]([https://perma.cc/24QT-JKTW perma.cc]). Acknowledges that access to information is instrumental to fostering access to education and health care, gender equality, children’s rights, a clean environment, sustainable development and the fight against corruption. [http://www.africanplatform.org/apai-declaration/supporters/ Supporters].
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* '''September 19, 2011.''' [http://www.africanplatform.org/fileadmin/Content/PDF/APAI-Declaration-English.pdf African Platform on Access to Information] ([https://perma.cc/24QT-JKTW perma.cc]). Acknowledges that access to information is instrumental to fostering access to education and health care, gender equality, children’s rights, a clean environment, sustainable development and the fight against corruption. [http://www.africanplatform.org/apai-declaration/supporters/ Supporters].
  
 
==2012==
 
==2012==
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* '''October 22, 2012.''' [http://www.ewi-vlaanderen.be/sites/default/files/documents/2263_declaration_NL.pdf Brussels Declaration on Open Access]. Signed by Paul Magnette, Ingrid Lieten, and Jean-Marc Nollet as an expansion and reiteration of Belgium's commitment to Open Access for publicly funded research following the country's earlier signing of the [http://openaccess.mpg.de/286432/Berlin-Declaration Berlin Declaration on Open Access] in 2007. English and French translations are available [http://www.openaccessbelgium.files.wordpress.com/2012/11/signedbrussels-declaration-on-open-access.pdf here].
 
* '''October 22, 2012.''' [http://www.ewi-vlaanderen.be/sites/default/files/documents/2263_declaration_NL.pdf Brussels Declaration on Open Access]. Signed by Paul Magnette, Ingrid Lieten, and Jean-Marc Nollet as an expansion and reiteration of Belgium's commitment to Open Access for publicly funded research following the country's earlier signing of the [http://openaccess.mpg.de/286432/Berlin-Declaration Berlin Declaration on Open Access] in 2007. English and French translations are available [http://www.openaccessbelgium.files.wordpress.com/2012/11/signedbrussels-declaration-on-open-access.pdf here].
  
* '''November, 2012.''' [https://globalyoungacademy.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Open-Science_GYA-Statement.pdf GYA Position Statement on Open Science]([https://perma.cc/3F5J-FBWM perma.cc]). By the Global Young Academy.  
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* '''November, 2012.''' [https://globalyoungacademy.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Open-Science_GYA-Statement.pdf GYA Position Statement on Open Science] ([https://perma.cc/3F5J-FBWM perma.cc]). By the Global Young Academy.  
  
 
* '''December 13, 2012.''' [http://www.leru.org/index.php/public/news/leru-launches-statements-on-open-access/ League of European Universities (LERU) Statements on Open Access and Open Research Data]. Is composed of two separate statements, one on [http://www.leru.org/files/general/Open%20Access%20to%20Research%20Publications-FINAL.pdf open access scholarship] and one on [http://www.leru.org/files/general/Open%20Access%20to%20Research%20Data-FINALdocx.pdf open research data]. Both provide advocacy for the necessity of open access and declare commitment to open access scholarship and data.
 
* '''December 13, 2012.''' [http://www.leru.org/index.php/public/news/leru-launches-statements-on-open-access/ League of European Universities (LERU) Statements on Open Access and Open Research Data]. Is composed of two separate statements, one on [http://www.leru.org/files/general/Open%20Access%20to%20Research%20Publications-FINAL.pdf open access scholarship] and one on [http://www.leru.org/files/general/Open%20Access%20to%20Research%20Data-FINALdocx.pdf open research data]. Both provide advocacy for the necessity of open access and declare commitment to open access scholarship and data.
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*'''May, 2014.''' [http://www.openscholar.org.uk/independent-peer-review-manifesto/ Independent Peer Review Manifesto]. Created by [http://www.openscholar.org.uk/ OpenScholar C.I.C.]. Manifesto presents strategies toward achieving open peer review. Manifesto is undated, first signatures added May 19th, 2014.
 
*'''May, 2014.''' [http://www.openscholar.org.uk/independent-peer-review-manifesto/ Independent Peer Review Manifesto]. Created by [http://www.openscholar.org.uk/ OpenScholar C.I.C.]. Manifesto presents strategies toward achieving open peer review. Manifesto is undated, first signatures added May 19th, 2014.
  
* '''May 16, 2014.''' [http://greyguiderep.isti.cnr.it/Pisadeclapdf/Pisa-Declaration-May-2014.pdf Pisa Declaration on Policy Development for Grey Literature Resources]([https://perma.cc/9DUH-8UZN perma.cc]). From a forum in Italy organised by [http://www.greynet.org/ GreyNet]. Calls for greater recognition of Grey literature in view of open access to research, open science, innovation, science-based strategies and knowledge transfer.   
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* '''May 16, 2014.''' [http://greyguiderep.isti.cnr.it/Pisadeclapdf/Pisa-Declaration-May-2014.pdf Pisa Declaration on Policy Development for Grey Literature Resources] ([https://perma.cc/9DUH-8UZN perma.cc]). From a forum in Italy organised by [http://www.greynet.org/ GreyNet]. Calls for greater recognition of Grey literature in view of open access to research, open science, innovation, science-based strategies and knowledge transfer.   
  
 
* '''May 23, 2014.''' [http://www.theinformed.org.uk/open-access/ LIS Open Access Declaration]. From [http://www.theinformed.org/uk/about/ Informed], a blog for library and information professionals to discuss information issues. Signatories of the petition pledge to make all of their work open access when possible, in support of the [http://www.budapestopenaccessinitiative.org/read Budapest Open Access Initiative] and the [http://www.ifla.org/publications/ifla-statement-on-open-access-to-scholarly-literature-and-research-documentation IFLA Statement on Open Access to Scholarly Literature and Research Documentation].
 
* '''May 23, 2014.''' [http://www.theinformed.org.uk/open-access/ LIS Open Access Declaration]. From [http://www.theinformed.org/uk/about/ Informed], a blog for library and information professionals to discuss information issues. Signatories of the petition pledge to make all of their work open access when possible, in support of the [http://www.budapestopenaccessinitiative.org/read Budapest Open Access Initiative] and the [http://www.ifla.org/publications/ifla-statement-on-open-access-to-scholarly-literature-and-research-documentation IFLA Statement on Open Access to Scholarly Literature and Research Documentation].
  
*'''May 30th, 2014.''' [http://book.floksociety.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Z_2_-_Declaracion_de_Quito.pdf Declaración del Buen Conocer]. Contained in book [http://book.floksociety.org/ec/ Buen Conocer / FLOK Society], presented at the [http://cumbredelbuenconocer.ec/ Buen Conocer Summit] in Quinto, Ecuator, in connection to the [http://floksociety.org/ FLOK Society]. Focused on supporting open knowledge in 14 identified areas, including open education, science, culture, and government.  
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*'''May 30th, 2014.''' [http://book.floksociety.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Z_2_-_Declaracion_de_Quito.pdf Declaración del Buen Conocer]. Contained in book [http://book.floksociety.org/ec/ Buen Conocer / FLOK Society], presented at the [http://cumbredelbuenconocer.ec/ Buen Conocer Summit] in Quinto, Ecuador, in connection to the [http://floksociety.org/ FLOK Society]. Focused on supporting open knowledge in 14 identified areas, including open education, science, culture, and government.  
  
 
* '''June 9-12, 2014.''' [http://www.bouchoutdeclaration.org/declaration/ Bouchout Declaration]. From [http://bouchoutdeclaration.org/ The Bouchout Declaration for Open Diversity Knowledge Management]. Promoting free access to digital data about biodiversity.  Sponsored by the [http://ec.europa.eu/research/fp7/index_en.cfm European Union Seventh Framework Programme] and coordinated by [http://www.plazi.org/ Plazi].  
 
* '''June 9-12, 2014.''' [http://www.bouchoutdeclaration.org/declaration/ Bouchout Declaration]. From [http://bouchoutdeclaration.org/ The Bouchout Declaration for Open Diversity Knowledge Management]. Promoting free access to digital data about biodiversity.  Sponsored by the [http://ec.europa.eu/research/fp7/index_en.cfm European Union Seventh Framework Programme] and coordinated by [http://www.plazi.org/ Plazi].  
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* '''August, 2014.''' [http://www.lyondeclaration.org/ The Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Development]. Drafted by [http://www.ifla.org/ IFLA] and 600+ strategic partners in the library and development community.This Declaration calls for [http://www.un.org/en/members/ Member States of the United Nations] to make an international commitment to use the [http://www.un.org/en/ecosoc/about/mdg.shtml Millennium Development Goals and Post-2015 Development Agenda] to ensure that everyone has access to information that is necessary to promote sustainable development and democratic societies.
 
* '''August, 2014.''' [http://www.lyondeclaration.org/ The Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Development]. Drafted by [http://www.ifla.org/ IFLA] and 600+ strategic partners in the library and development community.This Declaration calls for [http://www.un.org/en/members/ Member States of the United Nations] to make an international commitment to use the [http://www.un.org/en/ecosoc/about/mdg.shtml Millennium Development Goals and Post-2015 Development Agenda] to ensure that everyone has access to information that is necessary to promote sustainable development and democratic societies.
  
* '''September, 2014.''' [https://www.alliance-editeurs.org/IMG/pdf/international_declaration_of_independent_publishers_2014-2.pdf International Declaration of Independent Publishers]([https://perma.cc/RA6M-9EHC perma.cc]). Aims to promote and strengthen bibliodiversity. Singed during the the International Alliance of Independent Publishers, Third Assembly.  
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* '''September, 2014.''' [https://www.alliance-editeurs.org/IMG/pdf/international_declaration_of_independent_publishers_2014-2.pdf International Declaration of Independent Publishers] ([https://perma.cc/RA6M-9EHC perma.cc]). Aims to promote and strengthen bibliodiversity. Singed during the the International Alliance of Independent Publishers, Third Assembly.  
  
 
* '''September, 2014.''' [https://www.dartstatement.org/2014-journal-editors-statement-jets Journal Editors' Transparency Statement (JETS)]. From [https://www.dartstatement.org/ Data Access & Research Transparency]. Calls for leading journals to commit to greater data access and research transparency.
 
* '''September, 2014.''' [https://www.dartstatement.org/2014-journal-editors-statement-jets Journal Editors' Transparency Statement (JETS)]. From [https://www.dartstatement.org/ Data Access & Research Transparency]. Calls for leading journals to commit to greater data access and research transparency.
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==2015==
 
==2015==
  
* '''January 14, 2015.''' [http://www.copdess.org/statement-of-commitment/ Statement of Commitment from Earth and Space Science Publishers and Data Facilities]([https://perma.cc/5BBY-L42M perma.cc]). From the Coalition on Publishing Data in the Earth and Space Sciences. It supports best practices on Open Data.  
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* '''January 14, 2015.''' [http://www.copdess.org/statement-of-commitment/ Statement of Commitment from Earth and Space Science Publishers and Data Facilities] ([https://perma.cc/5BBY-L42M perma.cc]). From the Coalition on Publishing Data in the Earth and Space Sciences. It supports best practices on Open Data.  
  
 
* '''February, 2015.''' [https://ocsdnet.org/manifesto/open-science-manifesto/ OCSDNET Open Science Manifesto]. Created by [https://ocsdnet.org/ Open and Collaborative Science in Development Network]. Sets out 7 principles in pursuit of making science more inclusive globally because voices outside of North America and Europe often tend to be shut out or lost.
 
* '''February, 2015.''' [https://ocsdnet.org/manifesto/open-science-manifesto/ OCSDNET Open Science Manifesto]. Created by [https://ocsdnet.org/ Open and Collaborative Science in Development Network]. Sets out 7 principles in pursuit of making science more inclusive globally because voices outside of North America and Europe often tend to be shut out or lost.
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*'''October 28, 2016.''' [http://www.openrecognition.org/bord/ Bologna Open Recognition Declaration]. A call for a universal open architecture for the recognition of lifelong and lifewide learning achievements issued by a coalition of academic stakeholders during the meeting of the ePortfolio and Identity Conference in Bologna.
 
*'''October 28, 2016.''' [http://www.openrecognition.org/bord/ Bologna Open Recognition Declaration]. A call for a universal open architecture for the recognition of lifelong and lifewide learning achievements issued by a coalition of academic stakeholders during the meeting of the ePortfolio and Identity Conference in Bologna.
  
*'''Decmber 2-3, 2016.''' [https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5209927/ Sarajevo Declaration on Integrity and Visibility of Scholarly Publications]. The goal of this declaration is to upgrade standards of editing and publishing scholarly journals across Balkan and Mediterranean countries; ti increase transparency and promote ethical research.
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*'''December 2-3, 2016.''' [https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5209927/ Sarajevo Declaration on Integrity and Visibility of Scholarly Publications]. The goal of this declaration is to upgrade standards of editing and publishing scholarly journals across Balkan and Mediterranean countries; ti increase transparency and promote ethical research.
  
 
*'''December 6-7, 2016.''' [https://www.change.org/p/universit%C3%A9s-d%C3%A9claration-du-maroc-sur-les-ressources-educatives-libres-oer-morocco-declaration Declaration of Morocco on Free Educational Resources-OER Morocco Declaration]. Developed during the Forum of the Strategy of Free Educational Resources in Morocco and building on the UNESCO Declaration on OER in Paris in 2011 and on the initiative of the European Commissions on the Openness of Education, this Declaration calls on the Moroccan authorities and all sectors of Moroccan education to approve a list of recommendations with the goal of promoting and developing open educational resources.   
 
*'''December 6-7, 2016.''' [https://www.change.org/p/universit%C3%A9s-d%C3%A9claration-du-maroc-sur-les-ressources-educatives-libres-oer-morocco-declaration Declaration of Morocco on Free Educational Resources-OER Morocco Declaration]. Developed during the Forum of the Strategy of Free Educational Resources in Morocco and building on the UNESCO Declaration on OER in Paris in 2011 and on the initiative of the European Commissions on the Openness of Education, this Declaration calls on the Moroccan authorities and all sectors of Moroccan education to approve a list of recommendations with the goal of promoting and developing open educational resources.   
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*'''May 18, 2017.''' [http://www.who.int/ictrp/results/jointstatement/en/ World Health Organization Joint statement on public disclosure of results from clinical trials]. "The signatories of this joint statement affirm that the prospective registration and timely public disclosure of results from all clinical trials is of critical scientific and ethical importance Furthermore timely results disclosure reduces waste in research, increases value and efficiency in use of funds and reduces reporting bias, which should lead to better decision-making in health."  
 
*'''May 18, 2017.''' [http://www.who.int/ictrp/results/jointstatement/en/ World Health Organization Joint statement on public disclosure of results from clinical trials]. "The signatories of this joint statement affirm that the prospective registration and timely public disclosure of results from all clinical trials is of critical scientific and ethical importance Furthermore timely results disclosure reduces waste in research, increases value and efficiency in use of funds and reduces reporting bias, which should lead to better decision-making in health."  
  
* '''May 31, 2017.''' [https://www.communication.aau.dk/research/Research+Projects/react/Impact/ ReAct Manifesto]([https://perma.cc/X438-CEDR perma.cc]). ReAct aims to develop a new impact assessment framework for the humanities and social sciences based on a reflexive, participatory and inclusive notion of societal interactions and benefits arising form the research process.   
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* '''May 31, 2017.''' [https://www.communication.aau.dk/research/Research+Projects/react/Impact/ ReAct Manifesto] ([https://perma.cc/X438-CEDR perma.cc]). ReAct aims to develop a new impact assessment framework for the humanities and social sciences based on a reflexive, participatory and inclusive notion of societal interactions and benefits arising form the research process.   
  
 
*'''June 1, 2017.''' [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1X0xtB_JcY Open and Collaborative Science Manifesto]. Video describes 7 principles  identified by OCSDNet, after consultation with scientists, practitioners, and activists, that are essential for a more open and inclusive science in development.  
 
*'''June 1, 2017.''' [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1X0xtB_JcY Open and Collaborative Science Manifesto]. Video describes 7 principles  identified by OCSDNet, after consultation with scientists, practitioners, and activists, that are essential for a more open and inclusive science in development.  
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* '''November 21, 2017.''' [https://blogs.openaire.eu/?p=2511 OpenAIRE2020 Turkish Workshop Declaration]. Drafted during [http://ae2017.acikerisim.org/ 6th National Open Access Conference in Izmir].
 
* '''November 21, 2017.''' [https://blogs.openaire.eu/?p=2511 OpenAIRE2020 Turkish Workshop Declaration]. Drafted during [http://ae2017.acikerisim.org/ 6th National Open Access Conference in Izmir].
  
*'''December 15, 2017.''' [http://www.accesoabiertoalyc.org/declaracion-mexico-en/ Declaration of Mexico in Favor of the Latin American Non-Commercial Open Access Ecosystem]([https://perma.cc/ULS5-GD8R perma.cc]). "Joint Declaration by Latindex-Redalyc-Clacso-Ibict on the Use of CC By-NC-SA License to Guarantee Protection of Academic and Scientific Open Access Output."
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*'''December 15, 2017.''' [http://www.accesoabiertoalyc.org/declaracion-mexico-en/ Declaration of Mexico in Favor of the Latin American Non-Commercial Open Access Ecosystem] ([https://perma.cc/ULS5-GD8R perma.cc]). "Joint Declaration by Latindex-Redalyc-Clacso-Ibict on the Use of CC By-NC-SA License to Guarantee Protection of Academic and Scientific Open Access Output."
  
 
==2018==
 
==2018==
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* '''May 29, 2018.''' [https://www.yerun.eu/strategic-actions/yerun-statement-on-open-science/ YERUN Statement on Open Science]. From Young European Research Universities Network (YERUN).
 
* '''May 29, 2018.''' [https://www.yerun.eu/strategic-actions/yerun-statement-on-open-science/ YERUN Statement on Open Science]. From Young European Research Universities Network (YERUN).
  
* '''September 28-29, 2018.''' [https://en.unesco.org/sites/default/files/iduai_2018_colombo_statement.pdf The Colombo Statement: IDUAI 2018]([https://perma.cc/ZV7R-RGXV perma.cc]). Signed during the  the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) in Colombo.  
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* '''September 28-29, 2018.''' [https://en.unesco.org/sites/default/files/iduai_2018_colombo_statement.pdf The Colombo Statement: IDUAI 2018] ([https://perma.cc/ZV7R-RGXV perma.cc]). Signed during the  the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) in Colombo.  
  
* '''October, 2018.''' [https://www.aau.org/2018/10/12/short-statement-from-the-sg-of-aau-on-open-access-to-all-heis-on-the-continent/ Short statement from the SG of AAU on Open Access to all HEIs on the continent]([https://perma.cc/WNC4-TWQ8 perma.cc]). From the Secretariat of the Association of African Universities.  
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* '''October, 2018.''' [https://www.aau.org/2018/10/12/short-statement-from-the-sg-of-aau-on-open-access-to-all-heis-on-the-continent/ Short statement from the SG of AAU on Open Access to all HEIs on the continent] ([https://perma.cc/WNC4-TWQ8 perma.cc]). From the Secretariat of the Association of African Universities.  
  
 
* '''November 23, 2018.''' [https://eosc-launch.eu/declaration/ The Vienna Declaration on the European Open Science Cloud]. From the participants in the [https://eosc-launch.eu/home/ Launch of the European Open Science Cloud], Vienna, November 23, 2018.
 
* '''November 23, 2018.''' [https://eosc-launch.eu/declaration/ The Vienna Declaration on the European Open Science Cloud]. From the participants in the [https://eosc-launch.eu/home/ Launch of the European Open Science Cloud], Vienna, November 23, 2018.
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==2019==
 
==2019==
  
* '''2019.''' [https://www.jmir.org/2019/11/e17045 The #GimmeMyDamnData Manifesto]([https://perma.cc/YNJ5-FMHU perma.cc]).  
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* '''2019.''' [https://www.jmir.org/2019/11/e17045 The #GimmeMyDamnData Manifesto] ([https://perma.cc/YNJ5-FMHU perma.cc]).  
  
* '''January, 2019.''' [https://www.helsinki-initiative.org/en Helsinki Initiative on Multilingualism in Scholarly Communication]([https://perma.cc/Q396-R2DY perma.cc]). Helsinki Initiative on Multilingualism in Scholarly Communication has been prepared by the Federation of Finnish Learned Societies (TSV), the Committee for Public Information (TJNK), the Finnish Association for Scholarly Publishing, Universities Norway (UHR) and the COST Action "European Network for Research Evaluation in the Social Sciences and the Humanities" (ENRESSH).
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* '''January, 2019.''' [https://www.helsinki-initiative.org/en Helsinki Initiative on Multilingualism in Scholarly Communication] ([https://perma.cc/Q396-R2DY perma.cc]). Helsinki Initiative on Multilingualism in Scholarly Communication has been prepared by the Federation of Finnish Learned Societies (TSV), the Committee for Public Information (TJNK), the Finnish Association for Scholarly Publishing, Universities Norway (UHR) and the COST Action "European Network for Research Evaluation in the Social Sciences and the Humanities" (ENRESSH).
  
* '''February 20, 2019.''' [http://www.crue.org/Comunicacion/Noticias/Crue%20aprueba%20compromiso%20Open%20Science.aspx Crue aprueba el compromiso de las universidades españolas para implantar la Open Science]([https://perma.cc/4NRL-XHR3 perma.cc]).  
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* '''February 20, 2019.''' [http://www.crue.org/Comunicacion/Noticias/Crue%20aprueba%20compromiso%20Open%20Science.aspx Crue aprueba el compromiso de las universidades españolas para implantar la Open Science] ([https://perma.cc/4NRL-XHR3 perma.cc]).  
  
*'''April, 2019.''' [https://www.europe4libraries2019.eu/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/a-library-manifesto-for-europe-1.pdf A Library Manifesto for Europe]([https://perma.cc/RN5Q-3YRP perma.cc]). Guarantees that everyone, at any time in their lives, is able to learn, read, and develop through libraries.  
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*'''April, 2019.''' [https://www.europe4libraries2019.eu/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/a-library-manifesto-for-europe-1.pdf A Library Manifesto for Europe] ([https://perma.cc/RN5Q-3YRP perma.cc]). Guarantees that everyone, at any time in their lives, is able to learn, read, and develop through libraries.  
  
 
* '''May 1, 2019.''' [https://www.coalition-s.org/sao-paulo-statement-on-open-access/ Sao Paulo Statement on Open Access]. From African Open Science Platform, AmeLICA, cOAlition S, OA2020, and SciELO.
 
* '''May 1, 2019.''' [https://www.coalition-s.org/sao-paulo-statement-on-open-access/ Sao Paulo Statement on Open Access]. From African Open Science Platform, AmeLICA, cOAlition S, OA2020, and SciELO.
  
* '''September, 2019.''' [https://zenodo.org/record/3552330#.XksdX5P7Qci The Beijing Declaration on Research Data]([https://perma.cc/8Z2F-H5K8 perma.cc]). The Beijing Declaration is intended as a timely statement of core principles to encourage global cooperation, especially for public research data.
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* '''September, 2019.''' [https://zenodo.org/record/3552330#.XksdX5P7Qci The Beijing Declaration on Research Data] ([https://perma.cc/8Z2F-H5K8 perma.cc]). The Beijing Declaration is intended as a timely statement of core principles to encourage global cooperation, especially for public research data.
  
* '''September 9, 2019.''' [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScxOfgUMp90hUNT2qLggr_wQfIqb5IFoNeY5GAcF2rnmDbHNg/viewform #NoFeeScience #MarchforBetterScience]([https://perma.cc/AYF3-QB7G perma.cc]). [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeGl9IgTZcVDcyinQbosTKhrZVTTVhQ8fUg5Yc9K860AHeDpw/viewform English language] version was published on 31st January 2020. Manifesto has 6 principle ideas.   
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* '''September 9, 2019.''' [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScxOfgUMp90hUNT2qLggr_wQfIqb5IFoNeY5GAcF2rnmDbHNg/viewform #NoFeeScience #MarchforBetterScience] ([https://perma.cc/AYF3-QB7G perma.cc]). [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeGl9IgTZcVDcyinQbosTKhrZVTTVhQ8fUg5Yc9K860AHeDpw/viewform English language] version was published on 31st January 2020. Manifesto has 6 principle ideas.   
  
* '''October 23-25, 2019.''' [https://zenodo.org/record/3577891#.XkscKZP7Qci Declaration for the Sharing and Opening of Research Data for Sustainable Development]([https://perma.cc/DSD7-AKFN perma.cc]). The declaration has been produced by the participants in the “Open Science in the South: Challenges and Perspectives for a New Dynamic” symposium, held in Dakar from 23 to 25 October 2019, by African and European organizations.
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* '''October 23-25, 2019.''' [https://zenodo.org/record/3577891#.XkscKZP7Qci Declaration for the Sharing and Opening of Research Data for Sustainable Development] ([https://perma.cc/DSD7-AKFN perma.cc]). The declaration has been produced by the participants in the “Open Science in the South: Challenges and Perspectives for a New Dynamic” symposium, held in Dakar from 23 to 25 October 2019, by African and European organizations.
  
* '''November 5, 2019.''' [https://zenodo.org/record/3538891#.XkxiFpP7Qch Déclaration pour le partage et l'ouverture des données de la recherche pour le développement durable]([https://perma.cc/MB6G-DZCD perma.cc]).
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* '''November 5, 2019.''' [https://zenodo.org/record/3538891#.XkxiFpP7Qch Déclaration pour le partage et l'ouverture des données de la recherche pour le développement durable] ([https://perma.cc/MB6G-DZCD perma.cc]).
  
 
==2020==
 
==2020==

Revision as of 15:44, 3 March 2020

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  • This is a list of declarations, principles, and public statements in support of open access. It's not designed for statements limited to the positions of individual organizations.
  • When possible, please include the date and sponsoring organization(s) or author(s).
  • Wikidata identifier for this page: Q56229448.
  • Chronological.

1964

  • June 1964. The Declaration of Helsinki. From the World Medical Association (WMA) for changes in medical research that involve human subjects, in which patients who participate in a medical study "are entitled to be informed about the outcome of the study and to share any benefits that result from it."
    • Also see the new version of the Declaration of Helsinki (below, November 2008).

1991

1996

  • February 28, 1996. The Bermuda Principles (perma.cc). From the participants at the International Strategy Meeting on Human Genome Sequencing. The principles assert that "all human genomic sequence information, generated by centres funded for large-scale human sequencing, should be freely available and in the public domain". The U.S. National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) adopted the Bermuda principles as policy (perma.cc) for all US-funded research on April 9, 1996.
    • Also see the Fort Lauderdale Statement (below, January 2003) and Amsterdam Principles (below, July 2009), reaffirming and extending the Bermuda Principles.

1997

  • May 29, 1997. Supporting Data as a World Heritage (perma.cc). Αdopted by the American Geophysical Union. Reaffirmed May 2001, May 2005, May 2006; Revised and Reaffirmed May 2009, February 2012, September 2015; November 2019.

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

  • January 15, 2003. The Fort Lauderdale Statement (PDF). Reaffirming and extending the Bermuda Principles from February 1996 (above). From the participants in a meeting sponsored by the Wellcome Trust (Fort Lauderdale, Florida, January 14–15, 2003.)
(perma.cc) became effective on October 1, 2003.
(perma.cc).  From the participants at a meeting convened by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. 
  • October 19, 2003. The Beijing Declaration on scientific advancement, openness, and cooperation. From the participants in a meeting of the Third World Academy of Sciences.
(perma.cc). From the Interacademy Panel on International Issues (IAP), a consortium of science academies from around the world.  The statement endorses some OA initiatives without using the term "open access". 
(perma.cc) and Plan of Action 
(perma.cc).  From the UN World Summit on the Information Society. Explicit, if brief, endorsements of OA.

2004

(perma.cc).  From a 48 group of publishers now known as the DC Principles Coalition.  The DC Principles support some forms of free online access, but not OA, and the Coalition often lobbies against national OA policies.

2005

2006

  • October 27, 2006. The Declaration of Mexico, recommending open access policies to Latin American universities and governments. From participants in a Mexico City conference.

2007

2008

2009

  • May 2, 2009. The Student Statement on The Right to Research (Right to Research Coalition). From the American Medical Student Association, Student PIRGs, Students for Free Culture, Universities Allied for Essential Medicines, California Institute of Technology Graduate Student Council, and Trinity University Association of Student Representatives.
  • June 12, 2009. The Olvio Declaration. From the rectors of 26 Ukrainian universities.
  • July 6, 2009. The Amsterdam principles on sharing proteomics data, updating the Bermuda principles (see 1996, above). Arising from a 2008 conference (International Summit on Proteomics Data Release and Sharing Policy, Amsterdam, August 14, 2008), but apparently not published until July 2009.
  • September 10, 2009. The Toronto Statement on pre-publication data sharing. From participants in the Toronto International Data Release Workshop (Toronto, May 2009).
  • November 27, 2009. The Manchester Manifesto. From philosopher John Harris, Nobel-winning biologist Sir John Sulston, and 48 others from the Institute for Science, Ethics and Innovation (iSEI) at The University of Manchester. Also see iSEI's related web site, Who Owns Science?

2010

  • October 27, 2010. Participants at a meeting sponsored by CODATA International and the South African National Research Foundation (Stellenbosch, South Africa on October 24-27, 2010) released the Cape Town Declaration on the importance of open data in research. (Don't confuse this with the Cape Town Open Education Declaration from January 2008, above.)
  • November 11, 2010. The Bogotà Declaration. From the institutional partners in Project NECOBELAC (representing six countries in Europe and Latin America), and the participants in a NECOBELAC training course (Curso internacional de formación de capacitadores NECOBELAC, Bogotà, November 9-11, 2010).

2011

  • February, 2011. The Ghent Declaration. From four participants at the meeting to launch OpenAIRE (Ghent, December 1, 2010) and released in February 2011. The authors are Gregor Hagedorn, Frederick Friend, Jean-Claude Guédon, and John Willinsky.
  • September 19, 2011. African Platform on Access to Information (perma.cc). Acknowledges that access to information is instrumental to fostering access to education and health care, gender equality, children’s rights, a clean environment, sustainable development and the fight against corruption. Supporters.

2012

  • 2012. Cost of Knowledge. "Boycott of Elsevier by many mathematicians (and other academics)."

2013

  • April 2013. Science Europe Principles on Open Access to Research Publications. "Science Europe is committed to playing a role in accomplishing the transition to Open Access as quickly as possible, in an efficient and sustainable way, and thus avoiding unnecessary costs. This transition process must be as co-ordinated and transparent as possible." The principles were updated in May 2015.

2014

2015

  • August 26, 2015. Manila Declaration on the Availability and use of Health Research Information in and for Low-and Middle-Income Countries in the Asia Pacific Region. "Agreed at the joint conference of APAME (Asia Pacific Association of Medical Editors) and COHRED (Council on Health Research for Development)."

2016

  • March 14, 2016. Dakar Declaration on Open Science in Africa. Declaration "prepared for and signed by the participants to the Sci-GaIA Workshop on “Promoting Open Science in Africa”, to the 2nd TANDEM Workshop and to the WACREN Conference 2016" hosted in Dakar, Senegal. Declaration focused on supporting Open Science in Africa.
  • March 21, 2016. OA2020 Expression of Interest in the large-scale implementation of open access to scholarly journals. Signed by Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Institute of Health Carlos III, etc.
  • April 26-28, 2016. Munyonyo Declaration. Statement on improving public health and understanding by sharing information, promoting literacy, and developing professional standards in Uganda by researchers, librarians, policy makers, and other stakeholders.
  • May 19, 2016. Chania Declaration. A vision statement released during Open Harvest 2016, with the goal of developing a cohesive framework for e-infrastructures for 'agricultural research, extension and development.'
  • July 19, 2016. Bratislava Declaration of Young Researchers. Declaration published by 10 young-career scientists as part of a discussion with ministers from the 28 EU member states and European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries about supporting young researchers. Focused on recognizing and enriching "the special role that young researchers play" in the European Union.
  • September 30, 2016. New Delhi Declaration on Education. Statement of continued commitment to "ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote life-long learning opportunities for all," as dictated by the SDG4, from the meeting of BRICS—Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa—Ministers of Education. Also dictates intent of country-specific implementation of SDG4 principles, discussion of need for best practices, encouragement of university involvement, and plans for open access framework, among other related points.
  • October 28, 2016. Bologna Open Recognition Declaration. A call for a universal open architecture for the recognition of lifelong and lifewide learning achievements issued by a coalition of academic stakeholders during the meeting of the ePortfolio and Identity Conference in Bologna.
  • December 6-7, 2016. Declaration of Morocco on Free Educational Resources-OER Morocco Declaration. Developed during the Forum of the Strategy of Free Educational Resources in Morocco and building on the UNESCO Declaration on OER in Paris in 2011 and on the initiative of the European Commissions on the Openness of Education, this Declaration calls on the Moroccan authorities and all sectors of Moroccan education to approve a list of recommendations with the goal of promoting and developing open educational resources.
  • December 13-15, 2016. Lingshui declaration of GLAST. Released by a plenary session with contributions from country representatives and chaired by the GODAN (Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition) Secretariat at a conference organized by the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Science and supported by FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) and CGIAR, states "Efforts should be made to share data, information, knowledge, and skills to enhance application-oriented agricultural R&D; and to promote extension and rural services in those regions".
  • December 30, 2016. OGP Paris Summit Declaration. Outlines 21 collective actions in which governments can take part to encourage open government globally. Also see the summary of those 21 actions.

2017

  • January 10, 2017. A manifesto for reproducible science. Statement from Springer Nature pledging to adopt measures to optimize key elements of the scientific process including methods, reporting and dissemination, reproducibility, evaluation and incentives (because) improving the reliability and efficiency of scientific research will increase the credibility of the published scientific literature and accelerate discovery.
  • March 2017. Capetown Open Education Declaration After 10 Years. Results of a meeting in Cape Town 10 years after the original 2007 meeting (which released its declaration in January 2008, above), to reflect on the previous 10 years and set direction for the next 10 years.
  • March 1-3, 2017. The Santa Barbara Statement on Collections as Data. Initiated during an Institute of Museum and Library Services national forum at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Provides a set of high level principles to guide collections as data work.
  • April 27, 2017. Open Data Manifest. From Bitkom, of Germany, an industry association of "more than 2,500 companies in the digital economy."
  • May 18, 2017. World Health Organization Joint statement on public disclosure of results from clinical trials. "The signatories of this joint statement affirm that the prospective registration and timely public disclosure of results from all clinical trials is of critical scientific and ethical importance Furthermore timely results disclosure reduces waste in research, increases value and efficiency in use of funds and reduces reporting bias, which should lead to better decision-making in health."
  • May 31, 2017. ReAct Manifesto (perma.cc). ReAct aims to develop a new impact assessment framework for the humanities and social sciences based on a reflexive, participatory and inclusive notion of societal interactions and benefits arising form the research process.
  • June 1, 2017. Open and Collaborative Science Manifesto. Video describes 7 principles identified by OCSDNet, after consultation with scientists, practitioners, and activists, that are essential for a more open and inclusive science in development.
  • July 10, 2017. EOSC Declaration (European Open Science Cloud). Proposes that stakeholders of open science in European Commission member states actively support OA implementation and development of the cloud.
  • August 31, 2017. Statement: First Consortium Assembly from Ibero-America and the Carribean. From Consorcios de Iberoamerica y el Caribe.

2018

  • February 14, 2018. Delhi Declaration on Open Access. This declaration is aimed at scientific communities, scholarly societies, publishers, funding agencies, universities and research institutions in India and South Asia to promote openness in science and research communications and to support Open Access.

2019

  • January, 2019. Helsinki Initiative on Multilingualism in Scholarly Communication (perma.cc). Helsinki Initiative on Multilingualism in Scholarly Communication has been prepared by the Federation of Finnish Learned Societies (TSV), the Committee for Public Information (TJNK), the Finnish Association for Scholarly Publishing, Universities Norway (UHR) and the COST Action "European Network for Research Evaluation in the Social Sciences and the Humanities" (ENRESSH).

2020

  • Before June 2020. Lindau Declaration. Supported by the Nobel laureate Elisabeth Blackburn.