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 Frederico Carvalho Download the complete articleMilitary applications of scientific work-Site WFSW Frederico Carvalho is Chair of the Executive Board of OTC, the Portuguese Organization of Scientific Workers, and Vice-President of the Executive Council of the World Federation of Scientific Workers. He holds a PhD in Neutron Physics Technological developments are taking place at an.. read more →

22 Sep 2016
September 22, 2016

Safeguarding Peace

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The United Nations, NATO and geostrategic balances in Europe and elsewhere In the aftermath of WWII that brought such extraordinary suffering and destruction to almost every country on Earth, a representative group of scientific workers that included renowned founders of the WFSW, took upon themselves the all-important task of mobilizing their fellow workers and public.. read more →

download  ec86introductoyreport-jpl Summary I. Introduction II. The international situation II.1. The dominant characteristics II. 2. Understand so as to fight more effectively and find solutions. II.3. The democratic challenge III. The situation in the field of science III.1. Science in the sense of all types of knowledge III.2. Policies for the sciences, the condition of.. read more →

27 Apr 2016
April 27, 2016

The WFSW Newsletter – no 08

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Please download the pdf:The_WFSW_Newsletter_no08 Summary Editorial The WFSW and the reform of the UNO Outer space : letter to Ban Ki-Moon On the threat of nuclear war On chemical weapons   read more →

01 Feb 2016
February 1, 2016

The WFSW and an UNO reform

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The United Nations Organization does not play fully the role for which it was created. Many voices, including the ones of certain Member States are asking for its reform, The Scientific community is concerned with the role of the United Nations: Scientific workers are citizens but, in addition, their professional competences can be requested, for.. read more →

  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 →

On May 2015, before the meeting of  85th session of its  Executive Council, WFSW has organized a symposium on the theme: “The Solution for Energy , our Key to Survival” . Many documents produced are available on the site http://congresses.icmab.es/solving-for-energy-2015/ 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 →