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Establishment of the ISC expert group on plastic pollution

The International Science Council is pleased to announce the formation of its expert group on plastic pollution. This marks an important step towards ensuring that science plays a pivotal role in advancing the ongoing development of an internationally binding instrument to address plastic pollution.

22.02.2024

Achieving sustainable development requires the full inclusion of women and girls in science

Despite advancements in women's education, a significant gender gap persists across all levels of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) globally. In recognition of this issue, on the occasion of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the International Science Council (ISC) supported a statement at the 9th Assembly of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

12.02.2024

How COP28 failed the world’s small islands

As the gavel came down on the latest round of climate talks in Dubai, there were declarations of “we united, we acted, we delivered” from the COP28 presidency. This was met by a sense of déjà vu among delegates of the Alliance of Small Island States (Aosis), an intergovernmental organisation representing the nations most vulnerable to climate change.

10.01.2024

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World Forum for Women in Science (WFWS) 2024
Add to Calendar 15.04.2024 10:00 am 19.04.2024 7:00 pm +00:00 World Forum for Women in Science (WFWS) 2024 https://council.science/events/world-forum-for-women-in-science-wfws-2024/ Auditorium Parco della Musica Ennio Morricone, Via Pietro de Coubertin, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome Capital, Italy
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