Associated Organisations Several organisations are associated with the IUNS. Click on the links below to learn more about these organisations: IUNS has been a member of The International Science Council (ISC) since 1968. ISC is a non-governmental organisation with over 140 national and regional scientific organizations, and 40 international scientific Unions and Associations as members.ISC’s mission is to strengthen international science for the benefit of society. To do this, ISC mobilizes the knowledge and resources of the international science community to:Identify and address major issues of importance to science and society.Facilitate interaction amongst scientists across all disciplines and from all countries.Promote the participation of all scientists—regardless of race, citizenship, language, political stance, or gender—in the international scientific endeavour.Provide independent, authoritative advice to stimulate constructive dialogue between the scientific community and governments, civil society, and the private sector. The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has three main goals: the eradication of hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition; the elimination of poverty and the driving forward of social and economic progress for all and the sustainable management and utilisation of natural resources for the benefit of present and future generations. The World Health Organisation (WHO) are the directing and co-ordinating authority on international health within the United Nations (UN) system.IUNS have collaborated with WHO on several publications.