ISSC adds its support to Sustainability Manifesto

November 30, 2015

As COP21 begins in Paris, the ISSC’s Executive Committee has added its support to the Sustainability Manifesto published by the IASQ (International Association on Social Quality) and the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS). The Manifesto calls for governments, universities and researchers to promote a sound understanding of multi-dimensional sustainable development, drawing on knowledge about all dimensions […]

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Call for proposals: Future Earth Regional Offices in Africa

September 30, 2015

Proposals to be submitted by October 28th 2015. The Future Earth Secretariat has released a call for proposals to establish Regional Offices for Future Earth in Africa. This call follows the establishment of Future Earth Global Hubs and Regional Centres in many other regions of the world. In light of the urgency of establishing a […]

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New video: young scientists on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

September 30, 2015

How can scientists and policy-makers work together to solve the world’s biggest problems? From May 24th – 30th 2015, young scientists gathered at the invitation of ISSC, ICSU and the DFG at Villa Vigoni, Italy, for the Future Earth Networking Conference on Integrated Science on the topic of Future Sustainability – the role of science and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This […]

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Future Earth Young Scientists Networking Conference Kicks Off!

May 25, 2015

It is becoming more apparent that science is being called on to take a central place in the ways our society develops. From jobs and growth to investment and competitiveness; research, science and innovation shapes the world we live in. Paramount to this is scientific advice and the role of scientists in providing evidence. The […]

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Paul Shrivastava named Executive Director of Future Earth

February 13, 2015

Paris, February 13th 2015 — The International Council for Science (ICSU), on behalf of the Science & Technology Alliance for Global Sustainability, announced today the appointment of Paul Shrivastava as Executive Director of Future Earth. Currently he is the David O’Brien Distinguished Professor of Sustainable Enterprise, and the Director of the David O’Brien Centre for Sustainable Enterprise, at […]

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