Call for expressions of interest in International Science Council global science-policy work


The International Science Council (ISC) is seeking for experts to contribute to critical global science-policy work in the multilateral space focusing on one or more of the 20 key areas that are prominent on the United Nation’s (UN) agenda.

Deadline: 29 February 2024

The ISC will draw on this roster of experts throughout 2024 and beyond to:

– Provide ad-hoc science advice to the UN secretariat and UN Member States;

– Prepare high-level briefs for the UN Secretariat and UN Member States;

– Develop statements on behalf of the international scientific community;

– Provide recommendations of speakers for high-level debates and panels for policy-making audiences.

The key priority topics in 2024 include:

– Science for action

– Foresight

– Science diplomacy

– Sustainable development and finance for development

– Youth and future generations

– Global stocktaking on sustainable energy

– Sustainable transport

– The International Decade of Sciences for Sustainable Development

Among others, together with the UN SDG Goals 1, 2, 13, 16 and 17.

Additional topics and information on each one as well as the application form can be found here.