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Annual Report 2019

In 2019 the Council launched an Action Plan for the next few years, developed new initiatives and consolidated existing activities and partnerships. Read online or download our Annual Report below.

The vision of the International Science Council is to advance science as a global public good. Scientific knowledge, data and expertise must be universally accessible and their benefits universally shared. The practice of science must be inclusive and equitable, as should opportunities for scientific education and capacity development.

The International Science Council (ISC) is a non-governmental organization with a unique global membership that brings together 40 international scientific Unions and Associations and over 140 national and regional scientific organizations including Academies and Research Councils.

The 2019 Annual Report is designed as a digital-first publication and we invite you to browse the Report using the menu in the sidebar, where you will find additional audio-visual content and links to the latest updates.

A simplified version of the Report is available as a PDF download.

Front Cover Image: A violet Sabrewing hummingbird photographed in Costa Rica, a global biodiversity hotspot by Ra’id Khalil on Shutterstock

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