International Social Science Council (ISSC)
Conseil international des sciences sociales (CISS)
Consejo Internacional de Ciencias Sociales
Internationaler Rat für Sozialwissenschaften
Mehzdunarodnyj Sovet po Obshchestvennym Naukam
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1952-10-06 Paris France
Founded 6-9 Oct 1952, Paris (France), following a Resolution at the 6th UNESCO General Conference in 1951. Statutes: adopted 19 Sep 1972; completed and revised 14 Nov 1979; revised: 17 Dec 1985; 3 Dec 1992; 27 Nov 1998; 8 Nov 2006; 10 Dec 2010. Registered in accordance with French Law. Ceased to exist 2018, on merger with H-XA1752 - International Council for Science (ICSU) to become A-XM6956 - International Science Council (ISC).
Advance the quality, novelty and utility of the social sciences worldwide; advance social science research across national and regional boundaries; support social science capacity building, particularly in countries and regions where it is currently not well developed; provide a central clearinghouse for the collection, interpretation, analysis and dissemination of data on social science resources, their availability for research and their impact on society; broaden interdisciplinary collaboration among the social sciences; expand exchange and joint work between the social sciences, the humanities and other sciences; link social science knowledge effectively to public policies and local needs in order to improve the quality of people's lives; promote the social science literacy of citizens.
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General Assembly (every 3 years); Executive Committee (meets twice a year); Secretariat. Interdisciplinary committees/programmes: E-XK0591 - Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP); Gender, Globalization and Democratization; Research on Ethnic Conflict-Approaches to Peace; International Global Social Change Programme; Integrated Research on Disaster Risk Programme.
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