International Union of Biological Sciences (IUBS)
Union internationale des sciences biologiques (UISB)
Unión Internacional de Ciencias Biológicas
Internationaler Verein der Biologischen Wissenschaften
1922 Brussels Belgium
Founded 1922, Brussels (Belgium), following recommendations, 1919, of the then 'International Research Council (IRC)', and since 1931, H-XA1752 - International Council for Science (ICSU). In 1947, took over activities of H-XH2145 - International Institute of Embryology (IIE), set up 4 Jun 1911, Utrecht (Netherlands). Statutes and By-Laws modified 1955 and 1970, and amended by: 19th General Assembly, 1976, India; 21st General Assembly, 1982, Ottawa (Canada); 22nd General Assembly, 1985, Budapest (Hungary); 28th General Assembly, 2004, Cairo (Egypt).
Promote study of biological sciences; initiate, facilitate and coordinate research and other scientific activities that require international cooperation; ensure discussion and dissemination of results of cooperative research; promote organization of international conferences and assist publication of their reports.
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General Assembly (every 3 years); Executive Committee. Secretary General holds annual consultations with adhering organizations. Officers meet when necessary. Secretariat, headed by Executive Director.
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