SECOND INTERNATIONAL FORUM OF NGOS IN OFFICIAL PARTNERSHIP WITH UNESCO Access to water for all in Africa A fundamental human right Yamoussoukro (Cote d’Ivoire), 30 and 31 July 2014 We must reach decision-makers outside the Water box’ to provide them with tools to understand the consequences of their decisions and to highlight alternative ways forward.”.. 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 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 →

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 →

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 →

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