Read and comment on the new ISSC blog

February 4, 2014

  The new World Social Science Blog, run by the International Social Science Council in Paris, is for our partners and members, for social scientists, natural scientists and other researchers, policymakers, funders, think tanks, and government agencies — indeed anyone interested in how the social sciences and other disciplines can contribute to social transformation and […]

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Geneva summer school on global environmental policy

February 4, 2014

    Organised in partnership with UNEP, the Executive Summer School on Global Environmental Policy in Geneva will help professionals bridge the gap between scientific knowledge and professional expertise related to core environmental themes. It is organised by the University of Geneva and UNEP and will take place from 31st August to 12th September 2014 in Geneva. […]

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Call for Applications: World Social Science Fellows

February 1, 2014

The ISSC is proud to announce a call for applications for World Social Science Fellows. Talented early career social and other scientists are encouraged to apply to participate in a seminar on “Global Social Governance: Developing international social science research and impacting the policy process” and become World Social Science Fellows. Deadline for applications is […]

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Transnational Institute Joins ISSC

January 29, 2014

The ISSC is pleased to announce the Transnational Institute of Policy Studies as a Member Institution. For almost 40 years, the Transnational Institute (TNI) has been at the forefront of research and communications on the critical global issues of our time. With the world in the midst of a convergence of crises – economic recession, […]

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International Disaster and Risk Conference August 2014, Switzerland

January 20, 2014

The 5th International Disaster and Risk Conference 24 – 28 August 2014 in Davos, Switzerland, is organised in close cooperation with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction. IDRC Davos 2014 will serve UNISDR as the science & technology input platform for the post-2015 framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and provide recommendations towards the UN World […]

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