ISSC General Assembly comes to an end


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The 29th General Assembly of the International Social Science Council came to an end with the election of a new President, and new set of Executive Committee members.

The new ISSC President, Alberto Martinelli, capped of a very successful General Assembly by thanking out-going President Olive Shisana for her leadership during her term, and also setting out his vision for the future. One in which the social sciences at the centre, and a renewed engagement among members.

“The world needs more social science”

On the 29th session of the ISSC’s General Assembly, the Secretariat reported on the vision and the progress the ISSC has made since the last time its members had gathered in Ngoya in 2010.

The ISSC, its members, and its partners will leave Montreal a stronger collective and network than it did coming in.