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Anianet is a professional network that links Chinese with Western scholars and alerts members to Western grants, research partnerships, meetings and publication opportunities. All researchers, academics, scientists and clinicians are eligible to join the network. Members can join smaller groups to meet scholars with similar fields of expertise. They can also access research papers, reports, lectures, job listings and publication editing services.
Ashoka supports social entrepreneurs — people committed to solving social problems with innovative ideas — to influence policymakers and bring about social change. Ashoka's network includes business entrepreneurs, policymakers, investors, academics, and journalists who work together to build infrastructure, such as access to financing and connections between business and academia,
The website publishes detailed information on Ashoka's activities including articles, blogs, video and audio. It also provides access to a directory of fellows (entrepreneurs) working in 60 countries and across sectors.
This network, created by the International Institute for Environment and Development, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and Internews, connects journalists with scientists to help in improve media reporting of biodiversity issues. The website hosts a blog, where members can post stories, ideas, photos and publications. A list of relevant events and links are also available.
The Fulbright Academy of Science and Technology is a science diplomacy organisation that aims to improve innovation and enhance education, research and policy through a network of more than 100,000 Fulbright alumni. The organisation provides opportunities for collaboration and networking — from large annual conferences to small select workshops — and hosts collaborative research projects on policy and education.
GBEP aims to unite G8+5 countries in a commitment to promoting bioenergy for sustainable development. Its primary activities relate to energy security, food security and sustainable development.
GBEP aims to produce an updated inventory of networks, initiatives and institutions dealing with bioenergy. It also seeks to: identify gaps in knowledge or areas of weak understanding; carry out feasibility studies for market building activities, in cooperation with developing countries; establish mechanisms for raising awareness and dealing with internationally relevant issues, such as environmental standards, food security and trade, and gaps in technology and policy; and formulate standard guidelines to measure emission reductions gained by promoting and using biofuels in the transport and energy generation sectors.
This network, supported by the UN Environment Programme, brings together researchers from 20 'centres of excellence' across the developing world to share knowledge on energy, development and environment issues. It publishes information on its activities and links to each of its member centres. It includes a list of publications, from policy briefs to technical or meeting reports.
IEA Bioenergy was set up by the International Energy Agency in 1978, with the goal of fostering collaboration between countries with national bioenergy programmes. It undertakes a series of 'tasks', each with a work programme led by a participating nation. Ongoing tasks include analysing bioenergy systems and producing biomass from sustainable forestry.
The International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES) is an international network that aims to increase the presence of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) decision-making bodies, and to promote the exchange of information, networking, and advocacy among science organisations. The website features a list of members, partners and sponsors. It provides information about programmes and projects, news, events, as well as publications on gender equity including reports and newsletters.
The International Press Centre for Biodiversity Research, run by the European-funded ALTER-Net project, links to biodiversity research news and press releases from universities and research institutes. It runs a networking service to put journalists in touch with biodiversity researchers willing to answer questions and provide comment on biodiversity issues. It also highlights relevant events.
ISESCO aims to promote the separate and distinct educational, scientific and cultural heritage that combines the 57 OIC member countries. The primary purpose of the organisation is to coordinate the activities of specialist agencies responsible for similar functions within each of the OIC member countries.
ISESCO has helped develop a number of action plans and strategies on an OIC-wide basis in areas such as water resources, university education and Islamic culture. ISESCO has also started awarding prizes in education and literacy, sciences and university research, and culture and communication to individuals within the OIC member countries.
This website publishes information about the global transition to a low carbon economy. It includes regular news about developments across the world, online discussions, and links to relevant events, products and organisations.
This web portal provides access to an archive of 'grey literature' to promote collective learning and empowerment for vulnerable and marginalised people, helping them to claim their rights and improve their lives. It emphasises participatory approaches, methods, tools, principles and concepts already being practised on the ground.
The website is aimed at community-based organisations, and aims to create a platform where practitioners working on similar themes can share knowledge. The website publishes related documents, videos, an events page and a forum where members can post questions and start discussions on issues such as monitoring and evaluation and implementation strategies.
This programme was set up by several nongovernmental organisations to promote sustainable agriculture and natural resource management in developing nations. It aims to facilitate the use of indigenous knowledge to help farmers devise systems to cope with change, achieve food security, sustain livelihoods and protect the environment. It also works towards integrating local innovations into formal agricultural research.
The website offers information on projects arranged by country and project theme, as well as relevant news and events. It also publishes extensive resources including links to publications, training materials and a gallery with audiovisual resources.
The Pugwash conferences have a history of active science diplomacy — bringing together scientists and public figures, as individuals rather than government or organisation representatives, to discuss and find cooperative solutions to arms control.
The Pugwash website provides information on upcoming events around the world and links to news, reports and commentary about nuclear weapons control and reduction of armed conflict. The conferences are held annually but the organisation also holds more frequent workshops and symposia on timely topics.
This global policy network of governments, international institutions, nongovernmental organisations and others, aims to improve policies to support the rapid expansion of renewable energies. It publishes news and information on international and national renewable energy policies and links to numerous resources including a virtual library on renewable energy policies, a calendar of events and an interactive map. Its flagship publication Renewables Global Status Report is updated every year.
ResearchGate is a US-based networking site dedicated to scientists and researchers to facilitate global collaboration. Registration is free and members can create profiles, discuss their work, share papers and discover scientific publications, jobs and conferences. It also has a semantic search engine that enables users to search literature databases including PubMed, IEEE, CiteSeer, arXiv and more. Members can also submit posts on the site's official blog.