Seeking Hosts for the GRC 2021 Asia-Pacific and MENA Regional Meetings

The Governing Board of the Global Research Council (GRC) invites national research funding agencies from the Asia-Pacific and Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Regions to re-submit bids to host the
2021 Asia-Pacific and MENA Regional Meeting of the Global Research Council.

Interested funding agencies in those regions should submit their bid to  by no later than 8 May 2021.

All organisations submitting bids should have participated in previous Global Research Council Meetings. For each Regional Meeting it is anticipated that there will be a host Research Council and at least one co-host Research Council. The host and co-host organisations for each Regional Meeting will each nominate one individual to serve on the 2021-2022 GRC International Steering Committee (ISC) that will be charged with developing the agenda for the 2021 GRC Annual Meeting.

The bid should include the following information:

The Governing Board of the Global Research Council will consider all bids and announce the successful hosts of the 2021 Regional Meetings at the 2021 Annual Meeting of the GRC. The GRC Executive Support Group will assist all hosts in planning for the Regional Meetings. 

Questions regarding the selection process may be sent to the GRC Executive Secretariat team at