Call for a worldwide campaign and a World Day on October 10, 2018 Many organizations of scientists in the world are mobilizing against the increase in precariousness and the decline in the quality of scientific and technical research. A number of them participated in several forms in the first World Day against precariousness organized on.. read more →

Appeal for an international mobilisation Facing neoliberal globalisation attacks, an engaged university community Within days of his inauguration, Donald Trump announced his intention to exert control over federally funded research programs and to curb external communications about research conducted in leading federal agencies such as the Environment Protection agency (EPA). The first executive orders followed.. read more →

In order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal n°4 of UN, the condition to be fulfilled is to develop quality education, based on production and dissemination of a sound and reliable scientific knowledge. This knowledge must be accessible to everyone, in order to contribute to raise the level of cultural literacy and develop the critical.. read more →

13 Dec 2017
December 13, 2017

A good news from UNESCO

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The 39th General Conference, in its session of November 10, 2017 has just adopted a new recommendation on science and scientific researchers. Unesco.RecommendationScienceResarchers.2017.Provisional read more →

The 22nd General Assembly of the World Federation of Scientific Workers met in Dakar on December 8th, 2017. It agreed to call upon governments, the world scientific community and all the inhabitants of our planet facing a serious environmental crisis, in order to launch an exceptional research project to an amount of about 1200 billion.. read more →

06 Dec 2017
December 6, 2017

Ban Nuclear Weapons

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The World Federation of Scientific Workers hails the signature by 122 countries, on July 7th, 2017, of the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty. This treaty reinforces the Non-Proliferation Treaty of July 1st, 1968, whose article 6 stipulates that “Each of the Parties to the Treaty undertakes to pursue negotiations in good faith on effective measures relating.. read more →

By Dr Jean-Paul Lainé, Président Dear colleagues, delegates of affiliated organizations, candidates to affiliation and friendly organizations. I . Introduction First of all I would like to thank all of the political and academic authorities who honor us by hosting this 22nd General Assembly on as well as our other activities of the week, in particular.. read more →

10 Oct 2017
October 10, 2017

Statement on Nobel Peace Prize 2017

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For a secure world On October 6th, the Nobel Committee awarded ICAN (International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons) the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize “for its work in drawing attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons.” This reward.. read more →

28 Dec 2016
December 28, 2016

Apple of Neswizh

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By Vyacheslav Vdovin Vice-President of WFSW In September 2016 that happened to be a month of apple plenty (and the history of apples has long been interwoven with the history of science and knowledge, as we see in the Biblical story of the fall or the anecdote about Isaac Newton), the capital city of Belarus.. read more →

By Dr Jean-Paul Lainé, President of WFSW This address was given on the occasion of an international day of reflection organized by the Autonomous University of Barcelona on the theme: “Strategies to achieve scientific excellence“   What excellence are we talking about? Can excellence be intrinsic, detached from everything? First of all, I would like.. read more →