The meeting considered the functioning of 23 IAAS scientific councils (four of them are in formation), including representation of organizations in scientific councils and interaction with members of the IAAS OTC. Pyotr Vityaz presented the draft IAAS development plan for 2020-2021 and the resolutions of the IAAS Council, which will be discussed by the heads of the IAAS member organizations in September 2019 in Dushanbe.
The participants of the meeting agreed to work out additional mechanisms for promoting joint programs within the framework of the Alliance of International Science Organizations (ANSO) in the Belt and Road Region, in which members of the International Association of Academies of Sciences are represented. In addition, the issue of admitting new members to the IAAS, which can be implemented at the scheduled meeting of the IAAS Council in Dushanbe, was touched upon.
More information about the event is available on the official website of the IAAS.