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IUPAC Strategic Plan -- 2000-2001

Long-Range Goals

To further its mission, IUPAC has established a set of long-range Goals and has formulated strategic thrusts that are aimed at achieving each of the Goals. The Goals are summarized here; follow link to the complete set of Goals and Strategic Thrusts for the current biennium.

1. IUPAC will serve as a scientific, international, nongovernmental body in objectively addressing global issues involving the chemical sciences. Where appropriate, IUPAC will represent the interests of chemistry in governmental and nongovernmental forums.

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2. IUPAC will provide tools (e.g., standardized nomenclature and methods) and forums to help advance international research in the chemical sciences.

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3. IUPAC will assist chemistry-related industry in its contributions to sustainable development, wealth creation, and improvement in the quality of life.

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4. IUPAC will facilitate the development of effective channels of communication in the international chemistry community.

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5. IUPAC will promote the service of chemistry to society in both developed and developing countries.

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6. IUPAC will utilize its global perspective to contribute toward the enhancement of education in chemistry and to advance the public understanding of chemistry and the scientific method.

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7. IUPAC will make special efforts to encourage the career development of young chemists.

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8. IUPAC will broaden the geographical base of the Union and ensure that its human capital is drawn from all segments of the world chemistry community.

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9. IUPAC will encourage worldwide dissemination of information about the activities of the Union.

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10. IUPAC will assure sound management of its resources to provide maximum value for the funds invested in the Union.

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> IUPAC Strategic Plan -- 2000-2001 - index page

> Mission Statement
> Long-Range Goals
> Goals and Strategic Thrusts -- 2000-2001
> Implementation and Updating of the Strategic Plan

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