International Society for Third-Sector Research (ISTR)

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1992-03 Baltimore IN USA


Took over activities of U-XE6129 - Steering Committee for an International Association on Third Sector Research. Inaugural conference: 4-7 Jul 1994, Pécs (Hungary).


Promote development of high quality research and education internationally on Third Sector related issues, theories and policies; enhance dissemination and application of knowledge about the subject worldwide.


2025-04-23 | Cebu City, Philippines – Asia-Pacific Regional Conference
2024-07-16 | Antwerp, Belgium – International Conference

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Board of Directors; Executive Committee. Regional networks: K-XE3797 - International Society for Third-Sector Research Africa Regional Network (ISTRAN); U-XK1774 - ISTR Arab-Speaking Network; K-XK1465 - ISTR Asia/Pacific Third Sector Network; K-XK1954 - ISTR European Third-Sector Network; K-XK1324 - ISTR Latin America and the Caribbean Network.


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GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal



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