Membership Noticeboard

All membership-related topics for Members of the International Science Council at a glance.

Membership Noticeboard

This ISC Membership Noticeboard includes an overview of current and important notifications and deadlines for ISC Members in regard to ongoing calls to action and opportunities for engagement. In addition, it features an overview of upcoming ISC events and key ISC documents. New information is being added to this page on a continuous basis and ISC Members are encouraged to visit this page regularly. Do subscribe to the ISC WhatsApp group if you wish to receive regular updates directly on your mobile phone.

Opportunities and calls to action for ISC Members

Find more opportunities from within the ISC community (call for nominations, vacancies, fellowships, prizes and more) on our Science Opportunities page.

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Register to attend SIDS4 conference through the ISC
by 24 April

Register for Q&A sessions: Global Call on Science Missions for Sustainability
25 and 26 April

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Register and participate in UNEP Convention on Biological Diversity meetings
by 26 April

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Submit your support for current membership applications
30 April

Register for ISC Early and Mid-Career Researchers Forum on AI and digitalization
30 April

Submit nominations for
2024 Stein Rokkan Prize
(all social science disciplines)
by 30 April

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Designate your Member organizationโ€™s voting delegate in the frame of the upcoming election of the ISC Nominations and Elections Committee
by 10 May

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Call for case studies: Contribute to the Scientific and Technological Community Major Group position paper for the 2024 HLPF

by 10 May

Global Call on Science Missions for Sustainability – submit your pilot science mission
by 31 May

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Submit input to ISC Strategic Plan 2025โ€“2028
by 1 June

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Young Academies and Associations: join the ISC as Members. Apply

Appoint regional focal points (for international unions and associations)

Receive important updates for ISC Members via WhatsApp

Invite an ISC Governing Board member to address your conference. Contact

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Contribute a guest blog to the ISC homepage

Share your events, opportunities, podcasts and vacancies for promotion via ISC channels. Contact

Join the ISC Science Communications Network

ISC meetings and events

You may also be interested in browsing the ISC community’s events page.

Q&A sessions: Global Call for Science Missions for Sustainability
๐Ÿ“… 25 April , 13:00 UTC and 26 April, 07:00 UTC
๐Ÿ“ Online

ISC Early and Mid-Career Researchers Forum on AI and digitalization
๐Ÿ“… 30 April , 12:00 pm UTC
๐Ÿ“ Online

3rd ISC General Assembly
๐Ÿ“… 26 – 30 January 2025
๐Ÿ“ Muscat, Oman

Regional and topical networks of ISC Members

Standing Committee for Gender Equality in Science (SCGES)

Key documents for ISC Members

This is a small library for ISC Members where important ISC documents are displayed for your quick access. You may also be interested in browsing all ISC publications.

Where to start

๐Ÿ‘‹ ISC Introductory Brochure
๐Ÿ”น ISC Action Plan 2022 – 2024
๐Ÿ”น ISC High-Level Strategy
๐Ÿ”นThe ISC theory of change: a living document describing the ISCโ€™s current priorities, strategy, activities and goals
๐Ÿ”น ISC Statutes and Rules of Procedure
๐Ÿ”น ISC logos – for ISC Membersโ€™ consideration to include on their websites

Key publications

๐Ÿ“… ISC Annual Report 2022
โœ” ISC Activity and Achievement Report 2018 – 2021
๐ŸŒŽ Science as a Global Public Good – ISC position paper
๐Ÿ“”The Key Principles for Scientific Publishing and The Case for Reform of Scientific Publishing
๐Ÿ•Š The free and responsible practice of science in the 21st century


๐Ÿค ISC Sponsorship and Endorsement Policy
๐Ÿ’ฐ ISC Dues Payment Policy
๐Ÿƒ ISC Organizational Sustainability Principles
โ†” ISC Conflict of Interest Policy
โœˆ ISC Travel Policy – for individuals invited to travel to ISC meetings or on ISC behalf, at ISC expense

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