Membership of International Organizations and Institutions
International Science Council - ISC (2002)
The International Science Council (ISC) is a non-governmental organization with a unique global membership that brings together 40 international scientific Unions and Associations and over 140 national and regional scientific organizations including Academies and Research Councils. The ISC was created in 2018 as the result of a merger between the International Council for Science (ICSU) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC). It is the only international non-governmental organization bringing together the natural and social sciences and the largest global science organization of its type.
All European Academies - ALLEA (1994)
ALLEA is the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities, representing more than 50 academies from over 40 EU and non-EU countries. Since its foundation in 1994, ALLEA speaks out on behalf of its members on the European and international stages, promotes science as a global public good, and facilitates scientific collaboration across borders and disciplines. ALLEA is constituted as a non-for-profit association and remains fully independent from political, religious, commercial or ideological interests.
International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholary Societies (1995)
The International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies (IHRN) is governed by an executive committee composed of members from 12 academies around the world. The Committee on Human Rights of the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine in Washington, D.C. serves as the IHRN's secretariat.
InterAcademy Partnership - IAP (1997)
The mission of the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) is to convene and empower the world’s academies of science, engineering and medicine to work collaboratively to address issues of global, regional, and national importance.
Vision: world’s academies to play a vital role in ensuring that science serves society inclusively and equitably and underpins global sustainable development.
Mission: convene and empower the world’s academies of science, engineering and medicine to work collaboratively to address issues of global, regional, and national importance. IAP and its 140 member academies operate globally as well as through four regional networks.
Association of Academies and Societies of Sciences in Asia – AASSA (2012)
The Association of Academies and Societies of Sciences in Asia (AASSA) was launched in January 1, 2012 with 34 member Academies and Societies of science from 30 Countries.
Through the merger, AASSA is expected to increase the visibility for science and increase efficiency, particularly in relation to resources (human and financial) with reduced overlap of activities and meetings, and provide a better platform for fundraising and interaction with other science organizations.
Euro - Mediterranean Academic Network – EMAN (1998)
Formally set up 21 Jun 2010, Alexandria (Egypt), at the initiative of F-XM6703 - Groupe interacadémique pour le développement (GID). Also referred to as GID-EMAN. Foster science and culture so as to promote development and scientific excellence in the Mediterranean region.
Interacademy Council of Southeastern Europe - IAC SEE (2005)
The Representatives of the Academies of Sciences and Arts of Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Kosovo, Makedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and Turkey met of 19 November 2001 in Venice, isola di San Giorgio Maggiore, at the invitation of the Foundation Giorgio Cini and the Group of Policy Advisors to the President of the European Commission and being aware of the tragic events of the recently years in the region and taking into account the necessity to secure sustainable peace and development unanimously agreed on the following.
International Union of Academies - UIA (2006)
The UAI is the global organization of national academies in the fields of the humanities and social sciences. Its aims are to initiate, recognize, foster and fund basic long-term international research projects. Created in 1919 in Paris with a general secretariat established in Brussels, the UAI comprises at the moment more than a hundred academies from 63 countries from all continents. The Union enables to create an international collaboration between its members Academies, offering to them a chance to meet and work together to projects of medium and long term and enabling them to participating to the great national and international movement of scientific research.
Black Sea Economic Cooperation/Council of Presidents National Academies of Sciences - COPNAS (2006)
The InterAcademy Council - IAC (2009)
The InterAcademy Council (IAC) is a multinational organization of science academies created to produce reports on scientific, technological, and health issues related to the great global challenges of our time, providing knowledge and advice to national governments and international organizations. Sound scientific, technological, and medical knowledge is fundamental to addressing critical issues facing the world today – economic transformation and globalization; sustainable use of natural resources; reduction of poverty, hunger, and disease.
Inter Academy Medical Panel - IAMP (2010)
IAMP, a network of the world’s medical academies and medical sections of academies of science and engineering, is committed to improving health world-wide. The goals of the IAMP are to: strengthen the capacity of academies to provide evidence based advice to governments on health and science policy; to support the creation of new academies; to support the creation of projects by member academies to strengthen research and higher education in their countries; and to issue consensus statements on matters of importance to global health. he IAMP is an Affiliated Thematic Network of IAP – the global network of science academies. IAMP is hosted by The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS).
Union of Academies of Sciences of the Turkish World (2015)
The Union of National Academies of Sciences of the Turkic World was established on June 29, 2015 on the initiative of the International Turkic Academy in accordance with the decision of the Council of Ministers of Education held in Baku on November 24, 2014. The first meeting of the Union of National Academies of Sciences of the Turkic World was held in Astana with the participation of heads of Academies of Sciences of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey, International Turkic Academy, Bashkortostan and Tatarstan. The Secretariat of the Union of National Academies of Sciences of the Turkic World was entrusted to the International Turkic Academy.