2nd ISC General Assembly

The second ISC General Assembly is taking place virtually over five days, 11–15 October 2021. ISC members and affiliated bodies are warmly invited to participate throughout the week, which will see the elections of the incoming Governing Board, the approval of the 2022–2024 budget, and discussions on ISC strategy and activities.

The general public are welcome to participate as guests in all sessions on 13 October, which will feature a panel discussion with ISC Patrons Mary Robinson, Vint Cerf and Ismail Serageldin, a high-level panel discussion on COVID-19 Scenarios Outcomes, the announcement of the first ISC Awards programme laureates, and more.

Simultaneous interpretation from English to both French and Spanish will be provided on all conference days. 

The International Science Council (ISC) is a non-governmental organization and the largest global science organization of its type uniting the natural and social sciences. With a unique global membership of over 200 organizations and bodies, primarily international scientific unions and associations, and national and regional scientific organizations such as science academies and research councils, the ISC seeks to advance science as a global public good.

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Date: 11 - 15 October

Open to: Representatives, office bearers and staff members of organizations that are Members of the ISC, as well as representatives of ISC Affiliated bodies

There is no limit regarding the number of attendees per organization. Please register by 10 October 2021 at 23:00 CEST to attend the meeting.

ISC Members Forum

ISC report 2018 - 2021

Election of the incoming ISC Governing Board

 Action Plan 2022 – 2024 


Position paper “The Free and Responsible Conduct of Science in the 21st Century”

Draft report “ISC Strategy in the Intergovernmental System”

The Future of Scientific Publishing project


Live Music

Date: 13 October

Open to: General public

 Learn more about the ISC COVID-19 Outcome Scenarios project

Celebrate with us the International Day for Disaster Reduction

Don’t miss the panel discussion with ISC Patrons Mary Robinson, Ismail   Serageldin and Vinton Cerf

Witness the first edition of the ISC Awards where we will honour outstanding individuals and/or groups in 10 award categories

We very much look forward to seeing you online at the 2nd ISC General Assembly.