2018: Founding General Assembly of ISC

The first General Assembly of the International Science Council to be formed after the merger of the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and International Council for Science (ICSU) will take place on 3, 4 and 5 July 2018 in Paris, France.

More information will be added to this page in due course. Unless otherwise specified, the meeting will take place at the “Maison des Océans”, 195 rue Saint-Jacques, 75005, Paris, France.

Key dates:

2 July (pm) General Assembly registration desk opens
3 July Members’ Fora
4 July General Assembly, including elections of the first Governing Board
Reception hosted by the Académie des Sciences
5 July Inauguration of the International Science Council and International Science Day
Reception hosted by the ISC
6 July First meeting of the new Governing Board of ISC

Download a draft agenda for the Members’ Fora (as at 14/06/18)

Download a draft agenda for the founding General Assembly and official launch (as at 14/06/18)

Download information for participants (venues, hotels, registration etc.)

Online registration has now closed.

In order to register to the different events of the GA days, please contact Anda Popovici (anda@worldsocialscience.org).


Documents for the 2018 Founding General Assembly of the International Science Council will be uploaded here as they become available. Download them at the links below – hard copies will not be provided.

Report of the Joint Meeting of the ICSU and ISSC Membership held in the context of the 32nd ICSU General Assembly and the 4th Extraordinary ISSC General Assembly, Taipei, 25-26 October 2017