Invitation to SDSN Youth Launch Event in Paris, June 4th

May 29, 2015

The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) invites you to join them on the evening of June 4th 2015 in Paris, for the launch of SDSN Youth (SDSN-Y). SDSN-Y works to empower youth globally to create sustainable development solutions, and its launch will serve as a timely occasion to reflect on the role of youth in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Speakers: […]

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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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Call For Nominations – Science Committee on Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR)

May 11, 2015

The Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR), a ten-year-programme, co-sponsored by the International Social Science Council (ISSC), International Council for Science (ICSU) and the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR), seeks to advance and promote new approaches to disaster risk reduction science. IRDR has been critical in the preparations for the recently concluded 3rd UN World Conference on […]

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Call for Applications – World Social Science Fellows Seminar on Sustainable Urbanization

May 4, 2015

The International Social Science Council (ISSC) calls for applications from outstanding early career social scientists around the world to become World Social Science Fellows and participate in a World Social Science Seminar on Sustainable Urbanization with the thematic of “Urban governance to tackle urban poverty and environmental sustainability.” The seminar will take place from 9-13 […]

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Vacancy – Educational Consultant

April 30, 2015

Call for an Educational Consultant (Part-Time) for a pilot project entitled  “Towards A New Generation of Social Scientists in the Arab Region”. The proposed project aims to address a fundamental obstacle to the development of social science capacity in the region: the conspicuous lack of incentive and encouragement for smart and ambitious students to enroll […]

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