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Latest news: International Council for Science

Scientists pledge to step up action on the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
Scientists pledge to step up action on the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
Feb 01, 2016 At the UNISDR Science & Technology (S&T) conference held in Geneva on 27-29 January 2016, hundreds of scientists and policymakers pledged to step up action on the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, a 15-year global agreement that aims to curb deaths and economic losses from natural and man-made hazards. ICSU took part in the organization of the conference alongside other partners.
Executive Director of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) programme Feb 03, 2016
The International Council for Science (ICSU), the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UN-ISDR) invite applications for the post of Executive Director of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) programme, which will be vacant on 1 June 2016.
ICSU co-organizes major science conference on disaster risk reduction Jan 20, 2016
The UNISDR Science and Technology Conference on the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 takes place in Geneva January 27th-29th.
UN Secretary General appoints ICSU Executive Director to special advisory group on the SDGs Jan 08, 2016
ICSU Executive Director Heide Hackmann has been appointed by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon to serve on a special advisory group from civil society, the private sector and the scientific community which will support the Technology Facilitation Mechanism, a key part of the post-2015 architecture for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.
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