The WFSW condemns the horrible attacks, the veritable massacres for which the ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, also called “Daesh”) has claimed credit. In a few weeks, from Ankara to Paris, as well as Sharm-el-Sheik and Beirut, victims number in the hundreds. The WFSW shares the emotion that has swept the.. read more →

By Frederico Carvalho This document was adopted by the WFSW 85th Executive Council Download the entire pdf post Looking back at the recent past, one could argue that the emergence of a collective consciousness about the social responsibility that comes with scientific knowledge is largely rooted in the prospects of the military use of “atomic.. read more →

15 May 2015
May 15, 2015

On the climate coalition 21

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After discussing the challenges linked to the climate urgency concerning mankind and the planet, the WFSW urges dissemination and support for the proposals that it will put forward at the “CLIMATE 21 COALITION” (an international movement of citizens created in order to weigh upon the decisions of the COP 21) of which it is a.. read more →

15 May 2015
May 15, 2015

THE IRAN NUCLEAR AGREEMENT

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The World Federation of Scientific Workers (WFSW) welcomes and enthusiastically endorses the historic agreement between the Islamic Republic of Iran, the European Union and P5+1 (Five Permanent Members of the United Nations Security Council and Germany), “The Parameters for a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)”, concluded on 2 April, 2015, in Lausanne, Switzerland; The WFSW takes.. read more →

For many decades, the dangers associated with the use of nuclear explosives in warfare have been a major concern of the World Federation of Scientific Workers. The design of nuclear weapons of increasing sophistication and yield, its production and stockpiling by a handful of states has been and is going on since the very first.. read more →

Appeal of the International Secretariat of the WFSW to the affiliated organisations Download pdf Document   UNESCO has just launched a “call for contributions for a revision” of the Recommendation concerning the condition of scientific workers adopted in 1974. From now until November 1, 2014 comments may be addressed to UNESCO, which will publish them… read more →

27 Jul 2014
July 27, 2014

Statement of the WFSW on Gaza

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For two weeks now, thousands of raids by air, land and sea have sown daily panic in Gaza and have killed more than 1000 persons (by July 27th, 2014), mostly civilians, particularly women and children. The suffering inflicted on the population of Gaza is intolerable. This is added to the virtual imprisonment of a million.. read more →

The World Federation of Scientific Workers (WFSW) expresses its profound concern over the building-up of regional armed conflicts in different parts of the world where extreme violence and the seemingly irreconcilable positions of the opposing parties lead to unacceptable human sufferings and a terrible destruction of human life, means of production and economies. Following the.. read more →

The whole world faces a twofold challenge : to redefine the relations between human beings and our planet, and relations among human beings The situation is urgent! Global warming, waste, depletion of natural resources, pollution— all these factors cause or aggravate the scourges affecting hundreds of millions of human beings, including in the rich countries:.. read more →

Call of the French trade unions of the World Federation of Scientfic Workers read more →