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International Council for Science (ICSU) calls on the government of the United States to rescind the Executive Order “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States”
International Council for Science (ICSU) calls on the government of the United States to rescind the Executive Order “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States”
Jan 31, 2017 Joining many national and international organizations, the International Council for Science (ICSU) calls on the government of the United States of America to rescind the Executive Order “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States,” which is effectively banning entry to the United States for citizens of seven countries.
NZ Government thanks IRDR and CODATA groups for their help following 2016 Kaikoura earthquake Feb 23, 2017
New Zealand was hit by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Kaikoura in November 2016, and the government has expressed thanks to IRDR and CODATA for their timely and free provision of satellite data that helped with damage and loss estimation following the disaster.
Scientific and technological community delivers statement at United Nations on Oceans Feb 16, 2017
At the first preparatory meeting for the UN Oceans conference this June, the Scientific and Technological Community made a statement announcing the launch of a Knowledge Action Network on Oceans and called for strong partnerships between science and all sectors of society. Read on for the full statement, which was presented by Craig Starger on behalf of the Community, which ICSU co-organizes at the UN:
Professor Rajib Shaw to step down as IRDR Executive Director Feb 15, 2017
Professor Rajib Shaw will step down as Executive Director of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) programme based in at the Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI) at the end of March due to unforeseen personal circumstances.
International Council for Science, GenderInSITE and the International Social Science Council join forces towards applying a gender lens to international scientific research production and coordination Feb 13, 2017
On the occasion of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, GenderInSITE organized a workshop with the International Council for Science (ICSU) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC) at the UNESCO ICTP Campus (7-8 February 2017). The workshop aimed to discuss ways to develop a gender-lens for large international scientific research production and coordination initiatives within the context of new modalities for producing and coordinating scientific research.
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