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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →