EuChemS statement on the invasion of Ukraine

Feb 28, 2022

The European Chemical Society (EuChemS) strongly condemns the violent invasion of Ukraine, and stands in solidarity with the people of Ukraine. We call upon local, national, European and world leaders to stop this violence and spare further loss of human life.

The advancement of science and innovations that find their way to society depends on a stable global order and peaceful collaboration among scientists from across nations. As an overarching European society, EuChemS stands for international dialogue and collaborative projects, and we continue to strive for exchange of scientific knowledge and opinions across national borders and cultures.

This statement is signed by EuChemS Executive Board members and EuChemS Secretary General: Floris Rutjes, Pilar Goya, Eckart Rühl, Nicola Armaroli, Christophe Copéret, Nineta Hrastelj, Ioannis Katsoyiannis, Wolfram Koch, Renáta Oriňaková, Robert Parker, Rinaldo Poli, Cristiana Radulescu, Artur Silva, and Péter Szalay.