Standing Committee of European Science Research Councils (ESRC)

Comité permanent des conseils européens de recherche scientifique

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1972; became, 1975, a Standing Committee of F-XF2152 - European Science Foundation (ESF). Currently replaced by 2 more specialized committees: U-XE2478 - Standing Committee on Life and Environmental Sciences (LESC); U-XE2479 - Standing Committee on Physical and Engineering Sciences (PESC).


Identify opportunities for collaboration and exchange of scientists; advise ESF on priorities based on peer review and input from national members; review progress in joint activities funded or coordinated through ESF and advise ESF on developments; promote joint activities between national members; contribute to harmonization of science policy among national members; publish results and support follow-up activities to encourage their application.


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Meeting (annual). ESRC Core Group of 7-8 members meets 2-3 times a year to prepare meeting. Group provides continuity between full committee meetings.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions



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