The mission of the International Science Council is to act as the global voice for science. As part of that mission, the ISC:
Speaks for the value of all science and evidence-informed decision-making;
Stimulates and supports international scientific research and scholarship on major issues of global concern;
Articulates scientific knowledge on such issues in the public domain;
Promotes the continued and equal advancement of scientific rigour, creativity and relevance in all parts of the world;
Defends the free and responsible practice of science.