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국제과학위원회(International Science Council, ISC) 관련 활동 안내
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2024.01.29 11:01
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 안녕하세요, 국제과학위원회(International Science Council, ISC) 아시아-퍼시픽 지역 거점 디렉터로부터 안내받은 몇 가지 내용을 전달해 드립니다.

국제과학위원회(International Science Council, ISC) 는 2018년 국제과학연맹위원회(ICSU)와 국제사회과학위원회(ISSC)의 통합으로 출범되어 현재 116개국 142개 회원기관으로 이루어진 국제 과학계를 대표하는 위원회 입니다. 현재 이 위원회는 UN 회의 및 위원회에 참여하고, 국제 공공 분야의 문제 해결을 위한 과학기술정책 수립 및 국제연구프로그램 운영 등을 수행하고 있습니다.

최근 ISC는 유엔 안건 중요 이슈에 대한 전문가 명부(ISC roster of experts)를 구성하고 있고, 국제 기후 연구프로그램(WCRP)은 공동 과학위원회의 회원을 모집하고 있습니다. 또한  2024년에 개최되는 지속 가능성 연구 및 혁신 컨퍼런스(Sustainability Research and Innovation Congress (SRI) 2024)에 참여할 젊은 연구자들을 위한 장학금을 제공 등의 다양한 활동을 하고 있습니다. 자세한 내용을 아래를 참고해주세요.

 

1. Call for Experts

As the ISC’s work and impact in the multilateral system continues to grow, we will constitute an ISC roster of experts over the coming weeks on issues that are prominent on the UN agenda. The ISC secretariat has identified 20 priority topics on which the ISC will be called upon to provide authoritative inputs in 2024 (including foresight, science diplomacy, global digital cooperation, peace and security and more), which will be critical for the success of events such as the Summit of the Future, the High-Level Political Forum, and the International Conference on Small Island Developing States. Please see the full list of topics here: https://council.science/current/news/expressions-of-interest-global-science-policy-work/

We, kindly ask you to share this call for expressions of interest with your organization’s membership/fellows/research networks/affiliated scientists etc. and to encourage those who are able and willing to contribute their expertise to science-policy activities on one or more of the 20 topics to add their names to the roster of experts by completing the online form by 29 February

 

2. Call for WCRP Joint Scientific Committee members

ISC Affiliated Body, the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP), has published a call for members for its Joint Scientific Committee, which is the highest-level steering committee of the WCRP and an inclusive source of leadership for international climate research. The deadline for nominations is 15 March: https://www.wcrp-climate.org/news/wcrp-news/2100-jsc-call-2024

 

3. SRI2024 Scholarships for Early Career Scientists

In 2024, the Sustainability Research and Innovation Congress (SRI) will be organized in collaboration with Sustainability Science Days (SSD) and held from 10–14 June in Helsinki and Espoo, Finland. A limited number of scholarships to attend SRI/SSD are available for early career researchers from low- and middle-income countries covering congress registration, travel and accommodation. Recipients must have an accepted session in the SRI/SSD program. Application deadline is 15 February: https://sricongress.org/scholarships-available-for-early-career-participants-in-low-and-middle-income-countries/

 

4. Apply for SIDS Partnerships Awards

The United Nations is inviting partnerships for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to apply for the United Nations SIDS Partnerships Awards 2024! Details can be found here: https://sdgs.un.org/SIDSPartnershipsAwards#awards_2024 The deadline for the application is Friday 1 March 2024.

 

5. ISC Extraordinary General Assembly

 

6. Provide feedback on the Future of Scientific Publishing discussion papers 
A gentle reminder that we are seeking your organization’s response to our ongoing dialogue on “The Future of Scientific Publishing” following the publication of two ISC discussion papers by 1 March. https://council.science/publications/key-principles-for-scientific-publishing/

 

7. Opportunities within the ISC Asia and Pacific community

Call for case studies on Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage and Climate Actions from Asia-Pacific by the Integrated Research on Disaster Risks (IRDR) and UNESCO (deadline: 30 January)
Call for nominations for the 2024 IUPAP Magnetism Award and Néel Medal (deadline: 31 January)
Apply as expert to participate in the second external review of the IPBES transformative change assessment (deadline: 31 January)
Call for nominations for the 2023-2024 UNESCO-Hamdan Prize for Teacher Development recognizing pedagogical innovations that enhance the performance and effectiveness of teachers for quality education (deadline: 31 January)
Apply for the United Nations SIDS Partnerships Awards 2024 (deadline: 1 March)
Call for abstracts for the International Union of Soil Science Congress and Centennial Celebration (deadline: 31 January)
Call for grants for the International Union of Soil Science Congress and Centennial Celebration for early-career scientists (deadline: 15 February)
Call for nominations of participation for Indigenous Knowledge and Local Knowledge Dialogues in GEO-7 (extended deadline: 30 January)
Call for applications for the Ramanujan Prize for young mathematicians from developing countries (deadline: 1 February)
Call for abstracts for the 22nd IUFoST World Congress of Food Science and Technology (deadline: 18 February)

 

8. Events linked to the ISC Asia and Pacific community

30 January: SDG Action Segment (Goal 2) – Zero Hunger (https://council.science/events/sdg-action-segment-for-goal-2-zero-hunger/)  
19-22 Feb: Supercomputing Asia Conference 2024 (https://nci.org.au/news-events/events/supercomputing-asia-2024)  
20-23 Feb: APFSD (Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development) (https://www.unescap.org/events/apfsd11)  
4-6 March ASEAN Special Summit, Melbourne, Australia  
22 March - Australian Academy of Science annual symposium, Food futures: Nourishing a nation (https://www.science.org.au/news-and-events/events/australian-academy-of-science-national-symposium-2024)
10–12 April: 2024 Ocean Decade Conference (https://council.science/events/2024-ocean-decade-conference/)  
1-2 May INGSA conference Kigali, Rwanda (https://ingsa.org/ingsa2024/)
20-24 May: 4th Pacific Ocean Pacific Climate Change Conference (https://nus.edu.ws/4th-popccc/)  
27-30 May: 4th International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS), Antigua and Barbuda (https://sdgs.un.org/conferences/sids2024)  
 

All opportunities and deadlines relevant to ISC Members can be found on the ISC Membership Notice Board.

We look forward to working with you to continue strengthening evidence-based multilateral policy-making in 2024.