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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

According to the new directives concerning the UNESCO’s partnership with non-governmental organizations, the NGO-UNESCO Liaison Committee must organize, in consultation with the UNESCO Secretariat, a twice-yearly NGO Forum on a UNESCO priority issue. Since the Liaison committee is elected for two years, we are faced with four events, four countries (none in the same region.. 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 →

Energy presents major international challenges, in particular in terms of access to fundamental social rights, the environment, and geopolitical tensions and conflicts. Faced with a deep economic, social and ecological crisis linked to types of production and consumption and to the imbalances between the North and the South, we must move toward a sustainable economic.. 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 →