Open Science in practice: Software Heritage and UNESCO meet in Paris

« The annual symposium of Software Heritage was held as a joint summit with UNESCO at UNESCO’s headquarters in Paris on 7 February. Karel Luyben, president of the EOSC Association (EOSC-A), participated as a panelist on the topic of Open Science.
Software Heritage is building and maintaining the universal software source code archive. Its ambition is to collect, preserve and share the source code of all publicly available software in order to advance cultural heritage studies, industry applications and research. In doing this, Software Heritage contributes to one of the key missions of universities worldwide: the preservation and transmission of knowledge and our scientific heritage.

According to Roberto Di Cosmo, director of Software Heritage, “The source code of software contains valuable scientific and technical knowledge that should be preserved and shared. Software Heritage is a non-profit initiative dedicated to this mission, and the universal source code archive that it maintains plays an important role in building the software pillar of Open Science. » (…) »

source >, 21 février 2023