Press releases

Establishment of an International Council for Science Regional Office for Africa

<p>The International Council for Science ICSU) and the <a href="">National Research Foundation of South Africa</a> (NRF) have today signed an agreement establishing an ICSU Regional Office for Africa. The agreement was signed during the First ICSU Regional Meeting for Africa, which was hosted by the <a href="">Research Council of Zimbabwe</a> in Harare on 9 to 11 October 2004. The Regional Meeting discussed and recommended a number of priorities for the African Regional Office.</p>


International Council for Science (ICSU) Launches New Web Site

<p>The International Council for Science (ICSU), one of the world’s oldest independent, non-governmental scientific organizations, has launched a completely new Web site ( The diversified content and convivial style reflect ICSU’s interdisciplinary approach and longstanding commitment to international scientific cooperation.</p>


CERN announces major conference on the information society

<p>A side event to the World Summit on the Information Society (Geneva, December 2003) will explore the past and future contributions of science to the information society. Hosted by CERN*, the Role of Science in the Information Society (RSIS) conference will bring together scientists and representatives of funding agencies and governments worldwide.</p>


ICSU Scientific meetings probe global issues

<p>Science for sustainable development, energy, strengthening science in developing countries, and ensuring global access to scientific data are among the topics to be discussed by international delegates at the 27th General Assembly of the International Council for Science (ICSU). In sessions open to the press on Wednesday, 25 September 2002 (time/location indicated below), ICSU members will debate these topics prior to implementing decisions and/or resolutions in the formal voting sessions later in the week.</p>


Skip to content