We bring the world together through the power of science

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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12 June 20247 min read

Shared concerns and aspirations around AI in Latin America and the Caribbean 

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11 June 202422 min read

Call for nominations for the ISC Governing Board | deadline: 30 August

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blog
08 June 202412 min read

Large Ocean States at the forefront of ocean health and governance

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10 June 202414 June 2024

Sustainability Research & Innovation Congress 2024 in collaboration with Sustainability Science Days

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17 June 2024

21st SCOSTEP Capacity Building Online Seminar

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17 June 2024

Pathways Forum #14 – When Western meets Indigenous in Sustainability Science, from theory to practice – Part 2

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07 June 2024

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

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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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27 March 2024

Preparing National Research Ecosystems for AI: Strategies and progress in 2024

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19 February 2024

Protecting science in times of crisis

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