International Society for the Systems Sciences (ISSS)

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History

1954, as Society for the Advancement of General Systems Theory; subsequently became Society for General Systems Research (SGSR); name changed, 1988, to International Society for General Systems Research (ISGSR). Present name adopted 1991.

Aims

Encourage development of theoretical systems applicable to more than one traditional department of knowledge; develop theoretical systems of concepts, relationships and models; investigate the isomorphy of concepts, laws and models in various fields; enhance comparisons and help in useful transfers from one field to another; minimize duplication of theoretical effort in different fields; promote the unity of science through improving and breaking the barriers of communication among specialists in various scientific fields.

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Events/meetings; awards/prizes/competitions.

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Languages

English.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 7 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 28 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

UIA Org ID

C4167

Last News Received

2018
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