A draft high-level strategy for a new Council that would result from the possible merger of ICSU and ISSC was circulated to members of both organizations on 31 March 2017 for feedback by 15 May 2017.
Following the feedback from Members, a new version of the strategy document was discussed at the 2017 joint meeting of ISSC and ICSU in Taipei.
Feedback from members and partners:
We received feedback from 27 members of both organizations via an online form, as well as input from a number of other partners. Several consultative meetings were convened by members and partners to discuss the draft strategy. Download all the input received here:
Feedback received from members via the online form (includes links to additional documents where submitted)
Responses received during the online consultation period, and published here on 7 July 2017 following review by the Strategy Working Group and the executives of both organizations.
Published following the 22nd meeting of ICSU ROLAC on 27 September 2017 in San Salvador, El Salvador.
Statement from the African Consultative Forum on the proposed ICSU-ISSC merger
Published following the Consultative Forum organized by the ICSU Regional Office for Africa (ICSU ROA) on 8-9 June 2017 in Pretoria, South Africa, to update the ICSU Family in Africa on the proposed ICSU-ISSC merger.
Response from the CODATA Executive Committee
CODATA (the Committee on Data for Science and Technology) is ICSU's Committee on Data.
Report of a “Town Hall” meeting convened by the Royal Society to discuss the draft strategy for a merged ICSU/ISSC
This is the output of a meeting convened on 24 May 2017.
Feedback from the Research Council of Norway (RCN)
Comments as tracked changes on the strategy document.
Feedback from the Group of European ICSU Members on the draft strategy document
Feedback published on 12 May 2017. Perspectives on the proposed merger published in October 2016 are also available on the European ICSU Members' website.