World Science Forum 2017 declaration on science for peace

The 8th World Science Forum, which took place in Jordan between 7-11 November 2017, has adopted a declaration focused on Science for Peace. Read the full declaration below. The declaration is also available in Arabic here. Preamble Under the leadership of the Royal Scientific Society of Jordan, the founding organisations of the World Science Forum, the […]

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Hugo Ferpozzi awarded WZB-ISSC Global Fellowship

Dr Hugo Ferpozzi has been awarded a Fellowship through the WZB (Berlin Social Science Center)-ISSC Global Fellowship Scheme. Dr Ferpozzi’s research focused on the recent emergence of neglected tropical diseases as public health concerns in traditionally non-endemic contexts, such as in Europe. His research focuses on the interplay between global health organizations, scientific research and […]

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Towards the International Science Council – the merger decision explained

Learn more about the how and the what’s next of the historic vote in Taipei on October 26, 2017 to create the International Science Council by merging the world’s leading bodies representing the natural and social sciences. Q: What were the members of ISSC and ICSU doing in Taipei? From October 25-26, members of the […]

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World’s leading bodies of social and natural sciences agree to merge in 2018, forming the ‘International Science Council’ to serve as the global voice for science

At a historic joint meeting, members of two leading international science councils voted to merge, launching a process that will see the formation of a single global entity uniting the scientific community, including all social and natural sciences. Taipei, 26 October 2017 – Members of the world’s leading international science bodies agreed today in a […]

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Extraordinary General Assembly begins in Taipei

The ISSC’s fourth extraordinary General Assembly is being held today at the Regent Hotel, Taipei. The meeting takes place within the context of the International Council for Science (ICSU) General Assembly, and is kindly hosted by the Academy of Sciences located in Taipei, which is ICSU’s National Scientific Member in China: Taipei. The Extraordinary General […]

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