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The International Science Council catalyses and convenes scientific expertise, advice and influence on issues of major concern to both science and society, through a unique global membership of natural and social sciences and humanities.

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Who we are

We are an international NGO with a mission to act as the global voice for science to promote science as a global public good.

What we do

We catalyse and convene scientific expertise, advice and influence on issues of major concern to both science and society.

Membership

Our unique global membership brings together 250 diverse organizations from all fields of science and all regions of the world.

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Should scientists be doing more?

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21 June 20244 min read

International Science Council appoints new members to IRDR Scientific Committee

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21 June 20246 min read

Challenges for scientists in informing public policy in developing Asian nations

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II Encuentro de Academias Jóvenes Iberoamericanas

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Beyond Beams: Inaugural Latin America and the Caribbean Seminar Series on Synchrotron Science

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21st IUPAB Congress 2024

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07 June 2024

From Shores to Horizons: Empowering Science for the Future of Large Ocean States

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25 May 2024

Snapshots of reform: Researcher evaluation within science organizations

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17 May 2024

Fact sheet: Pacific academy of sciences

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02 May 2024

Key Requirements for a Science-based International Legally Binding Instrument to End Plastic Pollution

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17 April 2024

A guide for policy-makers: Evaluating rapidly developing technologies including AI, large language models and beyond

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02 April 2024

Science organizations in the digital age

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