IBSP’s Scientific Board has a membership of 18. Members were appointed by the Director-General on 5 November 2004, after a series of consultations with the International Council for Science (ICSU), the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS) and National Commissions (Annex I).
IBSP Project Proposals
UNESCO Secretariat received 252 project proposals in in compliance with IBSP goals and criteria for implementation in the first phase (2005-2007) of the IBSP. See selected projects by region (Annex II) and the 14 selected projects to be launched in 2005 (Annex III). These projects fall into three categories:
- Physical sciences encompassing physics, mathematics and chemistry;
- Biological sciences embracing molecular and cell biology, neurobiology, biomedical sciences, biochemistry and various areas of biotechnology;
- Science Education
See paragraph 35 of 172 EX/13 Report for proposed decision including that IBSP be a UNESCO flagship initiative in 2006-2007.
For further information contact: Maciej Nalecz: Director, Division of Basic and Engineering Sciences, UNESCO firstname.lastname@example.org or Clarissa Formosa-Gauci, email@example.com