Membership in International Networks

Group for Legal and Political Studies is part of the following professional/civic international networks:

stockholm-network logoStockholm Network – “The Stockholm Network is the leading pan-European think tank and market oriented network. It is a one-stop shop for organisations seeking to work with Europe’s brightest policymakers and thinkers. Today, the Stockholm Network brings together more than 110 market-oriented think tanks from across Europe, giving us the capacity to deliver local and locally-tailored global messages across the EU and beyond. Combined, think tanks in our network publish thousands of op-eds in the high quality European press, produce many hundreds of publications, and hold a wide range of conferences, seminars and meetings. As such, the Stockholm Network and its members influence many millions of Europeans every year.” Group for Legal and Political Studies is a full member of the Stockholm Network.

europe's world logoEurope’s World and its ‘Think Tank Europe’ Network – “Europe’s World is the only independent Europe-wide policy journal, produced in association with over 140 leading European think tanks and academic institutions. Since its launch in 2005 it has become the premier ideas platform for new thinking on political, economic and social issues, read by over 100,000 of the most influential decision makers and opinion formers across Europe. To date over 500 authors, including Heads of State, corporate chiefs, top academics, leading NGO activists or policymakers, have contributed articles, firmly cementing Europe’s World’s reputation as a platform for new thinking and ground-breaking ideas.” Group for Legal and Political Studies is a full member of the Think Tank Europe Network.

EINIRAS logo 2The European Information Network on International Relations and Area Studies (EINIRAS) – “The European Information Network on International Relations and Area Studies (EINIRAS) is an association of research institutions dealing with information and documentation on international relations in research and political practice. EINIRAS’s long-term objective is to establish a common European database on international relations and area studies. Its short-term objectives include the expansion of practical cooperation and the exchange of information, bibliographical data and publications.” Group for Legal and Political Studies is a full member of EINIRAS.

fraser logoThe Economic Freedom Network – “The Economic Freedom Network is devoted to promoting economic freedom around the world. The network has member institutes in over 80 nations. The Economic Freedom Network publishes annually the Economic Freedom of the World. The index published in Economic Freedom of the World measures the degree to which the policies and institutions of countries are supportive of economic freedom. Group for Legal and Political Studies contributes with data representing Kosovo in the index, and represents it officially in Kosovo.” Group for Legal and Political Studies is a full member of The Economic Freedom Network
The European Sustainable Development Network (ESDN) – “The European Sustainable Development Network is an informal network of public administrators and other experts dealing with sustainable development (SD) strategies in Europe.” Group for Legal and Political Studies is an associated member of ESDN.

 

European Global Strategy is a think tank-driven process designed to stimulate debate on the future direction of the European Union’s external relations. By organizing a series of seminars, workshops and other events, the think-tanks will aim to stimulate and promote a debate on the future of European external relations. The process will be open and inclusive. Input from other think-tanks, civil society and individuals, as well as representatives of governments and EU institutions, will be welcomed. Group for Legal and Political Studies is an Associated Partner of European Global Strategy.

 

coalition for icc logo 2The Coalition for the International Criminal Court (CICC) – “The Coalition for the International Criminal Court includes 2,500 civil society organizations in 150 different countries working in partnership to strengthen international cooperation with the ICC; ensure that the Court is fair, effective and independent; make justice both visible and universal; and advance stronger national laws that deliver justice to victims of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide.” Group for Legal and Political Studies is a full member of CICC.

ACE logoACE Practitioners Network – “The ACE Practitioners’ Network is (in pair with the ACE Regional Centres) the backbone of ACE. It brings together election professionals from different countries – with diverse and complementary experience and specialisation – into the first ever online global knowledge network in the field of elections. The aim of the Practitioners’ Network is to constantly generate new qualified electoral knowledge and to be cutting edge and push the field of elections forward. The network also offers an opportunity for its members to obtain peer advice and support and to extend their own professional networks.”. Group for Legal and Political Studies is represented at the ACE Practitioners’ Network with one senior member.

ceeol library logoCentral and Eastern European Online Library (CEEOL) – “Central and Eastern European Online Library is the result of 10 years of work by the Frankfurt Eastern/Western European Cultural Center PALAIS JALTA. During the 1990’s, the annual book fairs in Frankfurt offered the most appropriate opportunities for networking among publishers, as well as for discussions and all kinds of public events. Today as leading CEE online resource, C.E.E.O.L. offers an outstanding portfolio of 100,000 + articles of 500+ journals which are published by prestigious scholarly and independent institutions. Our titles cover the full spectrum of humanities and social studies, and include numerous titles placed at the top of their fields of Central and Eastern European studies.” Group for Legal and Political Studies is a full member of CEEOL.

vita_europe logoVITA Europe – “Vita Europe was born from within the well-established Vita nonprofit contents group which, since 1994, has been publishing the benchmark third sector weekly newspaper in Italy. Vita Europe is an English language news portal that aims to create an identity and culture for European civil society. It gives voice to the sector’s protagonists, their stories and best practices, all the while measuring their economic weight country by country.” Group for Legal and Political Studies is a core partner of VITA Europe.

isn logoInternational Relations and Security Network (ISN) – “The International Relations and Security Network is the world’s leading open access information service for international relations and security professionals. ISN strives to meet the rapidly evolving information and educational needs of our users by working with the world’s leading think tanks, universities, research institutes, NGOs and international organizations. ISN partner network continues to grow in tandem with the changing international agenda. This allows ISN to offer its users a broad selection of views and opinions on the major issues of our day.” Group for Legal and Political Studies is a full member of ISN.

epern logoThe European Parties Elections and Referendums Network (EPERN) – “The European Parties Elections and Referendums Network is a network of scholars researching the impact of European integration on parties, elections and public opinion. The Network produces an ongoing series of briefings on the impact of European integration on election campaigns. EPERN emerged as the successor to the Opposing Europe Research Network (OERN) that was launched at a June 2000 workshop at the Sussex European Institute as a network of scholars interested in researching the comparative party politics of Euroscepticism. Over the next three years, OERN organised a series of ESRC-funded seminars together with a workshop at the ECPR joint sessions and a series of conference panels.” Group for Legal and Political Studies is represented at EPERN with two senior members.