The International Council for Science (ICSU) is pleased to extend an invitation to its National and Union Members, Scientific Associates, Interdisciplinary Bodies, Joint Initiatives and Policy Committees, as well as partner organizations, to attend the 32nd ICSU General Assembly on 23-26 October 2017, including a joint meeting with the International Social Science Council (ISSC) on 25-26 October 2017.
These events are being hosted by the ICSU Scientific Member in Taipei, the Academy of Sciences located in Taipei.
The formal opening of the 32nd General Assembly will take place at mid-day on 23 October and the Assembly will conclude in the evening of 24 October. It will be followed by a two day joint meeting with ISSC on 25 and 26 October. During the joint meeting Members will discuss the proposed strategy and structural modalities for a possible merger between the two organisations, and take a final decision on the merger. Associated meetings will be held prior to and immediately following the General Assembly. The business meeting will be followed by an international Science Summit on 27 October.