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 →

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 →

Appeal for a worldwide campaign and a World Day on March 15, 2017 http://www.insecurescience.org/blog Many organizations of scientists in the world are mobilizing against the increase in job precariousness and the decline in the quality of scientific and technical research. The job precariousness of scientists is growing, and as a result :  Living and working.. read more →

The right to energy is a fundamental right for all human beings and all populations of the earth. COP21, by the solemn act of 196 countries, gave birth to a great hope in the face of the gravity and urgency of the world climate situation. To fulfill this hope acts must be worthy of the.. 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 →

Call to all scientific workers’ organizations Load pdf document Let us prepare together in all countries a “World Day against the precariousness of scientific workers and in favour of a scientific research at the service of people”. This action should occur by the end of 2016. The main motivations for this action stand out: In.. read more →

08 Dec 2015
December 8, 2015

Proposals for COP 21

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By J.Rome Chastanet This French document has been submitted during the COP21   read more →

By Frederico Cravalho, Vice-President of WFSW Load the document In this post, F.Carvalho criticize the Call which proposes freezing fossil fuel extraction “by leaving untouched 80% of all existing fossil fuel reserves”. F. Carvalho supports the objectives of COP 21 to reduce CO2 emissions to reduce green house gas. But he considers that “The proposal.. read more →