International Palaeontological Association (IPA)

Association paléontologique internationale

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History

Founded July 1933, Washington DC (USA), as International Palaeontological Union -- Union paléontologique internationale. Constitution changed: July 1957, London (UK); Aug 1972, when present name was adopted; new statutes 1984 and 2006.

Aims

Serve palaeontologists and their science by promoting and coordinating international cooperation in palaeontology; encourage integration and synthesis of all palaeontological knowledge.

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Activities

Financial and/or material support; research/documentation; knowledge management/information dissemination; events/meetings.

Structure

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Languages

English, French.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 6 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 51 countries
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Subjects *

  • Biosciences
    • Paleontology

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

UIA Org ID

C2337

Last News Received

2019
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