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The Academic Standing Committees and Working Parties prepare the advice notes, policy statements and the Academic Reports. Some have a statutory remit, such as the Select Committee, the Committee for International Affairs and the Committee for Scientists' Rights, some are created ad hoc by the Academy and approved formally by vote in a Members only session.


The Academic Standing Committees and Working Parties:

- The Academic Standing Committee in charge of the Biennial Report on Science and Technology
- The Academic Standing Committee for Science, Ethics and Society
- The Academic Standing Committee for the Environment
- The Academic Standing Committee for Space Research
- The Academic Standing Committee for Science and Metrology
- The Academic Standing Committee for the Science History and Epistemology
- The Academic Standing Committee for Science and Safety Issues
- The Academic Standing Committee for Science Education and Training
- The Academic Standing La main à la pâte Committee
- The Academic Standing Committee for the Defence of Scientists' Rights (CODHOS)
- The Academic Standing Committee for International Affairs (CORI)
- The French Committee for International Scientific Unions (COFUSI)
- The Academic Standing Committee for Scientific and Technological International Relations (CARIST)
- The Academic Standing Committee for Developing Countries (COPED)
- The Interacademic Group for Development (GID) - Cf. for further reading
- The Academic Standing Commission for Sealed Deposits
- The Academic Standing Committee for Terminology and Neologisms
- The Antoine Lavoisier Standing Committee
- The Academic Standing Committee for Prospects in Energy Procurement
- The Special Academic Working Party on Scientific Computing
- The Special Academic Working Party on Material Sciences and Engineering


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