- February 2016
The first meeting of Science International and the UNISDR Science & Technology conference on the Sendai framework.
- March 2016
The Council gets a new logo and calls for endorsements of the Open Data Accord. Also: we start following the Habitat III process.
- May 2016
A proposal to merge with the International Social Science Council. Also: a new programme to fund integrated research in Africa, and the Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean moves to El Salvador.
- July 2016
A new ICSU paper on interactions between the Sustainable Development Goals is published, registrations open for the joint ICSU-ISSC General Assembly.
- September 2016
The new Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean opens, the LIRA programme holds its first workshop, and a conference on science advice to governments is held in Brussels.
- November 2016
The Members of ICSU and the ISSC vote to further explore a merger between the two organizations, reporting back from the UN's Habitat III summit in Quito, and an obituary for former ICSU President M.G.K. Menon.