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International organizations

Membership in academic international organizations

The Academy represents Italy in the main academic international organizations, such as the IAP- the global network of science academies, the InterAcademy Medical Panel (IAMP), the All European Academies Network (ALLEA), the European Academies' Science Advisory Council (EASAC), Groupe Inter-académique pour le Développement (GID), Euro Mediterranean Academic Network (EMAN), International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Society. Over the years, the Accademia dei Lincei has served in the various Executive Committees of the international organizations.

InterAcademy Panel on International Issues (IAP)
The IAP- the global network of science academies is a global network consisting of over 106 national science academies. Founded in 1993, its stated goal is to help member academies advise the public on the scientific aspects of critical global issues. It has released official statements on socially important topics, including human population growth, global warming, human reproductive cloning, and evolution.

InterAcademy Medical Panel (IAMP) oggi IAP ( for Health)
The InterAcademy Medical Panel (IAMP) is a network of the world's national medical academies and academies of science and engineering with medical sections that 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. The IAMP secretariat is hosted by The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), in Trieste, Italy.

All European Academies Network (ALLEA)
ALLEA, the federation of All European Academies, was founded in 1994 and currently brings together 59 Academies in more than 40 countries from the Council of Europe region. Member Academies operate as learned societies, think tanks and research performing organisations. They are self- governing communities of leaders of scholarly enquiry across all fields of the natural sciences, the social sciences and the humanities. ALLEA therefore provides access to an unparalleled human resource of intellectual excellence, experience and expertise.

European Academies' Science Advisory Council (EASAC)
The European Academies' Science Advisory Council - is formed by the national science academies of the EU Member States to enable them to collaborate with each other in providing independent science advice to European policy-makers. It thus provides a means for the collective voice of European science to be heard. EASAC was founded in 2001 at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Groupe Inter-académique pour le Développement (GID) - Euro Mediterranean Academic Network (EMAN)
GID is an international association that was established in 2007 by eleven academic institutions in Africa and southern Europe. In marshalling knowledge in the service of development, the GID promotes one of the UN’s Millennium Development Goals, namely Bridging the gap between scientific output and the needs of the stakeholders. EMAN is an autonomous network comprising of Academies of Science of the Mediterranean Countries, is a non-governmental, non-political and non-profit scientific organization, whose mission is to promote the growth and coordination of a Mediterranean Science Area. In view of its unique identity, a blend of its bio-genetic unity and its cultural and biological diversity, the Mediterranean Region is an ideal laboratory for a shared scientific and technological as well as social and human development, an urgent endeavor in a global world.

International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Society
The International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies (H.R. Network), created in 1993, works to address grave issues of science and human rights, particularly scientists, scholars, engineers, and health professionals around the world who are subjected to severe repression solely for having nonviolently exercised their rights as promulgated by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). It seeks to promote the free exchange of ideas and opinions among scientists and scholars in all countries and, thereby, to stimulate the development of collaborative educational, research, and human rights endeavors within academies and the institutions with which they are affiliated. The H.R. Network stands in solidarity with sister national academies and scholarly societies worldwide to support their independence and autonomy and promotes institutional human rights consciousness-raising and commitment to supporting such efforts. Currently, science academies and scholarly societies in approximately 80 countries are affiliated with the H.R. Network; each is represented by an internationally prominent member who is also a human rights advocate.