Standing Committee on Life and Environmental Sciences (LESC)

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History

Mar 1995, at first meeting, having been proposed 1993, by General Assembly of European Science Foundation (ESF). Together with Standing Committee on Physical and Engineering Sciences (PESC), replaces Standing Committee of European Science Research Councils (ESRC). Ceased to exist when replaced by Scientific Review Group on Life, Earth and Environmental Sciences.

Aims

Identify emerging scientific topics deserving special attention in Europe; propose programmes or projects for adoption as activities of the ESF; examine and report on issues of strategic scientific importance.

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Activities

Encompasses: Biology; Agriculture; Earth Sciences; Glaciology; Oceanography; Meteorology; other life and environmental sciences. Mechanism: Research Networking Programmes; exploratory workshops; Forward Looks; EUROCORES; policy workshops.

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 30 countries
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Subjects *

  • Environment
    • Environment
  • Science
    • Science

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

E2478

Last News Received

12. Sep 2008
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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