TMCD Director, Prof. Xiaolan Fu, appointed to the steering group of the International Science Council.
TMCD Director, Prof. Xiaolan Fu was recently appointed to the steering group of the International Science Council. According to the ISC, the COVID-19 pandemic has shown the critical importance of evidence-based information and advice to address complex global challenges. The ability to harness science from across disciplines and turn it into real insight for policy and action is an essential component of the governance architecture needed to address 21st century challenges. The Council’s strategy is expected to identify opportunities and mechanisms to improve the science-policy interface at the global and regional levels, and develop a roadmap for the ISC to play an effective role in this enhanced global science-policy interface
The International Science Council (ISC) is was created in 2018 as the result of a merger between the International Council for Science (ICSU) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC).It is the only international non-governmental organization bringing together the natural and social sciences and the largest global science organization of its type.
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