July 4, 2018. Two international scientific organizations - the International Council for Science (ICSU) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC) have united in a new union - the International Science Council (ISC). GC RAS represents the interests of Russia in the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG), now part of the ISC. IUGG General Secretary Alik T. Ismail-Zade was elected as the chief secretary of the newly formed Council.
In the photo from left to right, recently elected ISC officials: Jinghai Li, Daya Reddy, René van Kessel, Eliza Reis, Peter Glukman and Alik Ismail-Zadeh. (Photo: Simon Cassanas for ISC).