Articles for category "ISC"


09 Jun 2021 · ISC · Statement

ISC Statement on combating systemic racism and other forms of discrimination in science

The International Science Council has published a Statement on combating systemic racism and other forms of discrimination  and will continue to reflect on concrete steps aimed at correcting systemic discrimination in science during the coming weeks. We kindly encourage you to read the statement and to consider sharing and disseminating it among your networks.

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29 May 2021 · ISC · Statement

ISC statement by the Council's Committee for Freedom and Responsibility in Science

At a time when scientific research is of paramount importance to human and environmental well-being, the ISC is gravely concerned by reports from various countries which suggest that threats to scientific freedom are on the increase.

For science to progress efficiently and for its benefits to be shared equitably, scientists must have the right to scientific freedom.

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ISC · Partner

International Science Council

The ISC (International Science Council) launched in July 2018 as the result of a merger between the International Council for Science (ICSU) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC). Since IUBS was a member of ICSU, it now is member of ISC.

ISC brings together 40 international scientific Unions and Associations and over 140 national and regional scientific organizations including Academies and Research Councils. It is the only international non-governmental organization bringing together the natural and social sciences and the largest global science organization of its type.

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