General Assembly 2021, Muscat, Oman

The ‘Muscat Assembly’ – the ISC General Assembly and first-ever Global Knowledge Dialogue – will be held between 9 and 14 October 2021 in Muscat, Oman.

In a world of growing complexity and pressing global challenges, the need for scientific knowledge has never been greater.

The ISC General Assembly in Muscat, Oman, and first-ever global knowledge dialogue will provide a unique forum for interdisciplinary, international exchange on the most urgent questions of our time. Join the ISC Governing Board and Patrons for an agenda-setting dialogue engaging the world’s top scientists, opinion leaders, decision makers and innovative thinkers to advance science as a global public good.

The week will provide an unparalleled opportunity to network with peers from across the world. In order to further scientific exchange and mutual learning, we invite you to host a meeting of your organization, union or association on the fringes of the Assembly.

Key dates:

9 October 2021 – Registration and meeting of the ISC Governing Board
10-11 October 2021 – 2nd ISC General Assembly
12-13 October 2021 – Global Knowledge Dialogue
14 October 2021 – Special Excursions

Join us in Muscat to safeguard our planet, our science, our future.


The 2021 General Assembly is hosted by the International Science Council in partnership with the Research Council Oman, the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and of Education, the Sultanate of Oman, Oman Convention Bureau, and Oman Exhibition & Convention Center.

More information will be added to this page as it becomes available.