We have become the International Science Council – visit our new website

July 2, 2018

In July 2018 the ISSC merged with the International Council for Science (ICSU) to form the International Science Council, creating a single unified council to be the global voice for all the sciences. You can visit our new website here: www.council.science. The decision to merge was voted by ICSU and ISSC members in October 2017. For […]

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On 2 July we become the International Science Council. Follow our 5 July launch event live

July 1, 2018

On 2 July, the ISSC will merge with the International Council for Science (ICSU) to become the International Science Council. The launch of the International Science Council will be celebrated with a Science Day at the Maison des Océans in Paris, featuring leading scientists including Craig Calhoun, Esther Duflo, Ismail Serageldin and Cedric Villani showcasing […]

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The International Social Science Council, 1952 – 2018

July 1, 2018

The International Social Science Council (ISSC) has merged with the International Council for Science (ICSU) in July 2018, forming the International Science Council: a single unified body for all the sciences. At this important moment in the ISSC’s 65-year long history, a new publication has been produced to celebrate the legacy of the ISSC. Opening […]

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Remembering Eliezer Batista

June 24, 2018

We are saddened to hear of the recent loss of Eliezer Batista, who was a patron of the International Year of Global Understanding (IYGU). IYGU was  jointly proclaimed by the International Social Science Council (ISSC), International Council for Philosophy and Human Sciences (CIPSH) and the International Council for Science (ICSU) – at the 2015 World Social […]

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Science International initiative to focus on at-risk researchers

June 18, 2018

With global awareness growing about the challenges confronting researchers displaced by war, four international science organizations will meet in Trieste, Italy, to consider the scientists’ needs – and what can be done to support them. The meeting convenes 17-18 June 2018 under the banner of Science International, beginning the first discussions in a process that […]

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