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 →

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 →

24 Sep 2014
September 24, 2014

Seminar “Science and Education”

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Following the holding of its 84th Executive Council, the WFSW organized a seminar on Science and Education. Several sub-themes were discussed : critical thinking and autonomy ; education or training ?; instead of “hard” sciences and nature in education ; appetite for these disciplines ; dissemination and sharing of knowledge in all social circles throughout.. read more →

By ABIC, a young scientists organization of Portugal affiliated to WFSW. The current Portuguese and European context, characterized by severe economic and social issues, has brought, besides difficulties, numerous challenges to all sectors of our society. Science is no exception to this scenario. Despite the crucial role science plays in human and social development, we.. read more →

15 Mar 2014
March 15, 2014

The WFSW Newsletter n°7

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download the pdf Summary Climate change : the WFSW sounds an Alarm About the 21st General Assembly Moscow & Nijni-Novgorod, September 2013 Declaration on current developments of the organization of research Declaration on nuclear energy Resolution concerning the project about Federal law about the Russian Academy of Science read more →

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

Historically, the development of knowledge in each country has been mainly based on university institutions and various permanent research institutes such as academies, institutes, public research centres and laboratories, etc. Nowadays, the control and channeling of research systems constitute a priority for governments, agencies, or intergovernmental institutions (OECD, etc.). These objectives are explicitly described in.. read more →

Analyzing the numerous decisions of meetings of labor collectives and workers of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), expressions of majority of members of the Academy and opinion of the international community, the delegates of the 21st General Assembly of WFSW consider that the bill in its current form will: – lead to the liquidation.. read more →

by Farida BOUKTOUCHE CHERFA and Smati ZOGHBI view the presentation in pdf read more →

by Frederico G. Carvalho, Vice-President, World Federation of Scientific Workers Download the .pdf entire post Abstract Research workers in the early stage of their professional life shall be valued as an indispensable cornerstone of the construction of a brighter future for the peoples of Europe. A number of reasons that justify this assertion are discussed.. read more →