Upon joining ICSU-WDS, new Members must sign an appropriate agreement* with ICSU addressing key issues defined by the WDS Scientific Committee (WDS-SC). This agreement is a declaration of the candidate organization's intention to contribute to ICSU-WDS as a Member.
Dependent on the organization's WDS membership category, download the relevant template Letter of Agreement (LoA) in Word format:
Annexes to these LoAs can also be downloaded in PDF format:
- Adapt and complete the template LoA as indicated in the guidance to produce a Draft version.
Electronically send the Draft LoA (in Word format) to the WDS-IPO for validation:
Email to: IPO[at]icsu-wds.org
After approval, send two signed paper originals of the LoA to the WDS International Programme Office for countersignature:
Post to: Mustapha Mokrane
WDS-IPO c/o NICT
4–2–1 Nukui-kitamachi, Koganei
- One signed original will be returned to you. Please make sure to indicate a return address.
* As stated in the WDS Constitution