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The International Federation for Systems Research (IFSR) is “the peak body of the systems community. It is a virtual platform that convenes and facilitates the rich academic tradition not only but primarily of system sciences, cybernetics and complexity theory as a basis and the many vivid practices and applications set out to meet the challenges […]
3ie is an international non-government organisation “promoting evidence-informed development policies and programmes”. It funds and produces “high-quality evidence of what works, how, why and at what cost in international development.” It aims to 1) “Generate new evidence of what works”, 2) “Synthesise and disseminate this evidence”, 3) “Build a culture of evidence-based policy-making” and 4) […]
The International Network for Interdisciplinarity and Transdisciplinarity (INIT) was a network of networks which sought “to provide an international platform for discussion and promotion of interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research, teaching, and policy.” INIT aimed to “facilitate communication and collaborative work among organizations, institutions, and individuals that view ID [interdisciplinarity] and TD [transdisciplinarity] as a vibrant […]
The International Network for the Science of Team Science (INSciTS) is the “professional organization for team science and the Science of Team Science (SciTS) field.” The field “is concerned with understanding and managing circumstances that facilitate or hinder the effectiveness of large-scale collaborative research, training, and translational initiatives”, including “understanding how teams connect and collaborate […]
The International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE) is “dedicated to advancing understanding of the relationships among ecological, social, and economic systems for the mutual well-being of nature and people.” “The Society assists its members and ecological economists, regional societies of ecological economics, related  societies, and other organizations in such matters of common concern as can be dealt […]
The International Society for Knowledge and Systems Sciences (ISKSS) takes a broad-based and open-minded approach to the knowledge and system sciences so that they inform each other methodologically and practically to the benefit of each. The “overall purpose of ISKSS is to promote development of knowledge science and systems science, as well as collaboration between […]
The International Society for the Systems Sciences (ISSS) is “devoted to interdisciplinary inquiry into the nature of complex systems.” It is “broadly inclusive”. The scope of ISSS includes “purely theoretical and technical considerations”, as well as “practical application of systems methodologies to problem solving. Even more importantly, it has provided a forum where scholars and […]
The purposes of the International Society of Multiple Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) “are to develop, test, evaluate and apply methodologies for solving multiple criteria decision making problems, to foster interaction and research in the scientific field of multiple criteria decision making, and to cooperate with other organizations in the study of management from a quantitative […]
The Knowledge Brokers’ Forum aims to build a global community supporting knowledge brokers in their work. The website provides access to a discussion forum, journal club and membership list. Access to the website requires membership, which is free. A founding date for the Knowledge Brokers’ Forum is not provided. Journal: N/A Conference: N/A Website: […]
Knowledge Management for Development (KM4Dev) “is a global community of practice of primarily international development practitioners interested in knowledge management and knowledge sharing theory, practice and related matters.” The self-organising community aims to follow these supporting principles: “Open and interactive in nature; Supports and encourages a mix of individuals (Northern and Southern participation; large and […]

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