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International Social Science Council (ISSC)

WAPOR is a Member Association of the International Social Science Council (ISSC), a NGO in formal associate relations with UNESCO. The major aim of the ISSC is to advance the social sciences and their application to major contemporary problems by means of cooperation among social scientists and social science organizations at the international regional level.

WAPOR most recently received a grant from the ISSC in 2006 (Grant 067-12). The result of this grant was the drafting of  WAPOR Guidelines for Exit Polls and Election Forecasts.

More information on the ISSC can be found on their website:

http://www.worldsocialscience.org/

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WAPOR Press Release: Intervention Against Pollsters In Ecuador
AAPOR WAPOR 12 April 2017 Ecuador Statement

WAPOR Press Release: IISEPS
Press Release

WAPOR Ad Hoc Committee Report:
Review of allegations concerning IISEPS data fabrication

WAPOR/ESOMAR Press Release: Levada Center
Press Release

WAPOR/ESOMAR Joint Letter Regarding Levada Center:
Letter

ESOMAR/WAPOR/AAPOR
Press Release:
Understanding and Interpreting Opinion Polls
New International Online Course for Journalists

Upcoming Conferences and Seminars:

WAPOR 70th Annual Conference
Lisbon, Portugal
July 15-17, 2017
Conference information

Updated version of the WAPOR Code of Ethics:
Click here to view the updated code

Past Press Releases:

WAPOR Press Release: LINCOLN (Nebraska, USA)
Statement on interviewers lynched in Ajalpan, Mexico
English version
Spanish version

News Available:
WAPOR News

Book:
Who’s Afraid of Election Polls?
by Wolfgang Donsbach

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