Since 2011 • Labour Law Research Network (LLRN) • website
The Labour Law Research Network was set up in 2011 by research institutes/centers from all over the world dedicated to the study of labour law. THE goal is to advance research in labour law, and specifically to facilitate the dissemination of research work and encourage open discussion of scholarship and ideas in this field.
SCHOOL TO WORK TRANSITION, HIGHER EDUCATION & INNOVATIVE PHD
Since 2014 • International Doctoral Education Research Network (IDERN) • website
The International Doctoral Education Research Network (IDERN) was formed to provide an avenue for researchers on doctoral education from around the globe to generate dialogue on knowledge creation and doctoral pedagogy. The aim of the network was to generate a collaborative, international research agenda for doctoral education; to build a research field in this most advanced form of educational provision, and to connect researchers from different national settings, as well as different disciplines and research perspectives. The network has been operating since 2007 and aims to meet for a research forum once every three years, as well as to use online technologies to share and disseminate information and research on the doctorate.
Since 2014 • International Association for Practice Doctorates (IAPD) • website
The IAPD was launched in July 2012. The purpose in the IAPD is to build an international community of practitioners in professional and practice-led research. The vision of the IAPD is to create the grounds through the international network for a collective voice that can variously inform critical engagement with policy developments in doctoral education that now tend to be located in larger continental areas of the world rather than individual countries. The intention is to open dialogue and learning involving communities of researchers that historically have tended to remain largely located within such continental spaces around the globe. It now attracts members from higher education institutions across the UK, Australia, continental Europe, India, New Zealand, Scandinavia and Hong Kong and SE Asia.
Since 2014 • International Network on Innovative Apprenticeship (INAP) • website
The International Network on Innovative Apprenticeship (INAP) is an association of researchers and research institutions in vocational education and training. It has been founded in 2006 within the frame of the 14th Hochschultage Berufliche Bildung carried out by the University of Bremen. Since its foundation, INAP conferences are regularly held.
Since 2014 • Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) • website
Established in 1988, Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) celebrates and mobilizes the millions of young people who improve their communities through service. GYSD is the largest service event in the world and the only one dedicated to the contributions that children and youth make 365 days of the year.
Since 2011 • European Association of Regional & Local Authorities for Lifelong Learning (earlall) • website
EARLALL was established in 2001 under the initiative of Regional Governments willing to build a solid cooperation in the field of lifelong learning. The association now includes the co-operation of 16 regional and local authorities representing over 61 million people.
The aim of the network is building sound knowledge, sharing best practices and setting up projects and other cooperation activities at an international level.
EMPLOYMENT & DEMOGRAPHY
Since 2015 • CAncer and WOrk Network (CANWON) • website
The aim of CANWON is to integrate emerging knowledge on cancer and work to achieve insight into the return-to-work process in cancer survivors, work-related costs of cancer survivorship, and the role of employers as well as to develop and evaluate innovative interventions which effectively enhance work participation of cancer patients. CANWON aims to bring together experts in cancer and work participation, oncology, occupational health, economics, epidemiology, psychology, and social sciences.
Since 2015 • AFE-INNOVNET Thematic Network – Covenant on Demographic Change • website
The Covenant on Demographic Change aims at gathering all local, regional and national authorities, and other stakeholders, that commit to cooperate and implement evidence-based solutions to support active and healthy ageing as a comprehensive answer to Europe’s demographic challenge.
GREAT TRANSFORMATION OF WORK
Since 2016 • Alleanza Italiana per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile (ASviS) • website
La missione dell’Alleanza Italiana per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile (ASviS) è quella di far crescere nella società italiana, nei soggetti economici e nelle istituzioni la consapevolezza dell’importanza dell’Agenda Globale per lo sviluppo sostenibile, mettendo in rete coloro che si occupano già di aspetti specifici ricompresi negli Obiettivi di Sviluppo Sostenibile (Sustainable Development Goals - SDGs nell'acronimo inglese), allo scopo di:
favorire lo sviluppo di una cultura della sostenibilità a tutti i livelli, orientando a tale scopo i modelli di produzione e di consumo;
analizzare le implicazioni e le opportunità per l’Italia legate all’Agenda per lo sviluppo sostenibile;
contribuire alla definizione di una strategia italiana per il conseguimento degli SDGs e alla realizzazione di un sistema di monitoraggio dei progressi dell’Italia verso gli SDGs.
Since 2015 • COMUNIDAD para la INVESTIGACIÓN y el ESTUDIO LABORAL y OCUPACIONAL (CIELO)mission• website
El objetivo de la Comunidad CIELO, que reúne miembros individuales y entes colaboradores, es construir un grupo activo y crítico de investigadores y expertos relacionados con el mundo del trabajo, desde sus diferentes perspectivas, como, por ejemplo, la jurídica, la económica o la sociológica. La finalidad última de la RED es la de poder analizar, compartir reflexiones y hacer propuestas de mejora en relación con la gran transformación que se está produciendo en el ámbito del trabajo en sus diferentes aspectos, todo ello a través de la celebración de congresos, participación en proyectos de investigación comunes, publicaciones conjuntas o, en fin, intercambios de profesores e investigadores entre los distintos miembros de aquella.
Since 2010 • International Education for Sustainability Network (IGEN) • website
IGEN aims to: Foster cooperation and collaboration among members that advance sustainable development; Provide a strategic forum for policy discussions among the key stakeholders; Identify and promote leading practices on embedding sustainability in programs, courses and curricula and on greening the operations and facilities of educational settings at all levels; Encourage and support research, promote knowledge creation and sharing and support for the development of collaborative programs in the context of education for sustainability; Stimulate international debate on transformational learning about sustainability; Recognize institutions and professionals who are pioneers in making sustainability an integral part of teaching and learning; and launch initiatives to create global leaders in the field of Education for Sustainability.
Since 2012• Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) • website
The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) is a global network of international organizations and experts that identifies and addresses major knowledge gaps in green growth theory and practice. By encouraging widespread collaboration and world-class research, the GGKP offers practitioners and policymakers the policy guidance, good practices, tools, and data necessary to support the transition to a green economy.