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International Council for Science

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Corporate name headingInternational Council for Science
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Variant(s)ICSU (International Council for Science)
See alsoPredecessor: International Council of Scientific Unions
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Product of merger: International Science Council
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Beginning date1998
Ending date2018
Associated countryFrance
LocatedParis (France)
Field of activityScience--International cooperation Science--Societies, etc.
Found inCommunicating with the public, politicians, and the media, 1998: t.p. (International Council for Science) frwd. (formerly the International Council of Scientific Unions)
International Council for Science. Year book, 2003/2004: t.p. (International Council for Science; ICSU)
International Council for Science WWW site, Nov. 17, 2005 (under About ICSU, Introduction, History: changed name in 1998 to International Council for Science, but retained acronym ICSU)
Union of International Associations website, viewed 24 June 2014 (International Council for Science, ICSU; current name adopted, Apr. 1998)
Wikipedia, viewed 24 June 2014: (International Council for Science; ICSU; international non-governmental organization devoted to international cooperation in the advancement of science; headquarters: Paris, France; one of the oldest non-governmental organizations in the world; represents the evolution and expansion of two earlier bodies known as the International Association of Academies (IAA; 1899-1914) and the International Research Council (IRC; 1919-1931); in 1998, Members agreed that the Council's current composition and activities would be better reflected by modifying the name from the International Council of Scientific Unions to the International Council for Science, while retaining the existing acronym, ICSU)
International Science Council website, September 9, 2019: about us (The International Science Council (ISC) is a non-governmental organization with a unique global membership that brings together 40 international scientific Unions and Associations and over 140 national and regional scientific organizations including Academies and Research Councils. The ISC was created in 2018 as the result of a merger between the International Council for Science (ICSU) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC).)
Associated languageeng