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 →

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 →

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 →

By Jean-Paul LAINÉ, President of the WFSW This speech was adressed during the “Sarajevo Peace Event” about Peace, disarmament, civil conflict resolution and non-violence as well as social and ecological justice.   I shall focus on the struggle against the militarization of scientific research, i.e. against diverting it to an instrument of death and domination,.. 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 →

17 Mar 2014
March 17, 2014

On Chemical Weapons

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The social responsability of scientists By Frederico Carvalho Vice-president of the WFSW Download the entire pdf post ……The deliberate use of toxic chemicals to destroy human lives or cause the death of other living organisms has a long history and has taken many forms. Such chemicals were used in theatres of war against military forces.. read more →