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Created as result of the merger of H-XA1752 - International Council for Science (ICSU) and H-XA2466 - International Social Science Council (ISSC). Statutes and Rules of Procedure approved by joint meeting of ICSU and ISSC members, Oct 2017, Taipei (Taiwan).


Advance science as a global public good; act as the global voice for science.


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General Assembly (every 3 years); Governing Board; Executive Board; Advisory Bodies. Global Headquarters: Paris (France). Regional Offices (3): Africa; Latin America and the Caribbean; Asia and the Pacific. Running programmes and entities formerly included in ICSU or ISSC: F-XM5532 - International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA); E-XK0591 - Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP); E-XE0323 - Committee on Space Research (COSPAR); E-XE3209 - Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR); E-XE3210 - Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR); E-XE2835 - Scientific Committee on Solar-Terrestrial Physics (SCOSTEP); E-XE0319 - Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA); E-XE2833 - Scientific Committee on Frequency Allocations for Radio Astronomy and Space Science (IUCAF); F-XE1185 - World Data System (WDS).


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