World Social Science Forum Scholarships Awarded

June 14, 2018

We are pleased to announce that the recipients of the 2018 World Social Science (WSS) Forum Scholarship Fund have been chosen. Forty early-career social scientists, representing 25 countries, were competitively selected from a pool of over 250 applications. The scholarship recipients will all be present at the WSS Forum from 25-28 2018 September in Fukuoka, […]

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Plenary sessions announced for World Social Science Forum

June 4, 2018

Five high-level multisectoral plenary sessions at the forthcoming World Social Science Forum will gather thought-leaders from around the world to discuss critical issues for security in the coming decades. The opening plenary, on 25 September, will set the tone for the Forum. One of the world’s most famous social scientists, Craig Calhoun, President of the […]

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Security in all its guises to be discussed at 2018 World Social Science Forum

June 4, 2018

The last four decades have seen the development of new forms of war and conflict, environmental change, emerging risks from new technology and growing tensions due to increasing numbers of refugees and displaced people. At the same time, insecurity is increasingly being used to justify attacks on freedom and democracy. While security has become one of the […]

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Results of the electronic General Assemblies – May 2018

June 4, 2018

In separate electronic General Assemblies held between 11 and 16 May, the members of the International Council for Science (ICSU) and the ISSC have approved the Merger Treaty with overwhelming majorities, thereby making the decision to merge the two organizations legally binding. Following the legal mechanism for the merger agreed by the combined membership at […]

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Expert review of IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land

June 3, 2018

The Expert Review of the First Order Draft of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on Climate Change and Land will take place from 11 June to 5 August 2018. Expert Reviewers can now register online. Online registration will be open until 29 July 2018, 23.59 (CEST). The Expert Review of the […]

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