Mobilising the social sciences around changing global environments

Heide Hackmann, ISSC Executive Director, and Françoise Caillods speak about the World Social Science Report 2013, due to be launched on 15th November, while John Crowley, Team Leader – Sector for Social and Human Sciences at UNESCO, speaks about the implications of the report for UNESCO and the international community.        

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ISSC statement to UNESCO General Conference

On the occasion of the 37th Session of the UNESCO General Conference, the ISSC addressed member states of UNESCO. Mr President of the General Conference, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, On behalf of Alberto Martinelli, President of the International Social Science Council, and the Council’s many members from all corners of the world, we thank you for this opportunity to […]

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World Social Science Forum 2015 Website goes live

The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) and the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) are pleased to announce the third World Social Science Forum (WSSF) which will take place on African soil in 2015. The WSSF is a global event of the International Social Science Council (ISSC) that brings together […]

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Invitation to attend the World Weather Open Science Conference

The first World Weather Open Science Conference (WWOSC 2014 – The weather: what’s the outlook?) will be held in Montréal, Canada from 16 to 21 August 2014. The overarching theme of WWOSC 2014 is “Seamless Prediction of the Earth System: from minutes to months”. The Conference is structured around two programmes: The Science Program will […]

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Final report of the Future Earth Transition Team published

Future Earth has just published the final report of the Transition Team, the group of experts that led the initial design of the research initiative on global sustainability. Final report of the Future Earth Transition Team published. The team comprised seventeen members from a wide range of disciplines and countries, and also included ex-officio members representing the […]

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