Thank you to those who could join us last Friday to discuss the OA Alliance’s role at the upcoming UN SDG 14 Conference. As discussed, the OA Alliance plans to submit a voluntary commitment as called for by the UN President of the 71st General Assembly and other conference organizers. Please review the draft voluntary commitment proposed below on behalf of the OA Alliance and send us any feedback or edits to the commitment and deliverables by Wednesday, April 26th at 5 pm PT. Please send all feedback or edits to

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