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Guidelines for contributors

We aim to encourage debate and share opinions, best practice and innovative ideas related to transformations towards sustainability. Our aim is to create a space for lively and thoughtful discussions. We welcome opinion pieces from anyone interested in how the social sciences and other disciplines can contribute to social transformations towards sustainability. Please contact us at [email protected] to propose a submission.

We also welcome comments throughout the site. All comments are pre-moderated before posting, which means there may be a delay in posting some comments over public holiday periods or weekends.

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About the ISSC

The International Social Science Council (ISSC) was established in 1952 as an independent non-governmental organization. It is the primary body representing the social, economic and behavioural sciences at an international level. Its mission is to increase the production and use of social science knowledge to help solve global problems. The ISSC is a membership-based organization governed by a General Assembly and an elected Executive Committee. Its members include international professional associations and unions, regional and national social science research councils and academies, universities and institutes with major interests in the social sciences.

The ISSC is registered as a non-profit association in France (SIRET: 78461783900013).