International Association for the Advancement of Innovative Approaches to Global Challenges (IAAI)

Organization's name: International Association for the Advancement of Innovative Approaches to Global Challenges (IAAI)
Organization's acronym: IAAI
Headquarters address  
Address: Neuer Platz 10
9020 Klagenfurt

Austria
Phone: +43 664 4203648
Email: office@glocha.info
Web site: www.glocha.info
Organization type: Non-governmental organization
Languages:
  • German
  • English
  • Slovene

Activities

Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Children
  • Citizenship and Governance
  • Climate Change
  • Coorporate Accountability
  • Culture
  • Development
  • Economics and Finance
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Governance
  • Human Rights
  • Humanitarian Affairs
  • Information
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
  • Media
  • Migration
  • Minority Rights
  • New Global Institutions
  • Peace and Security
  • Religion
  • Science and Technology
  • Social Development
  • Sports for Peace and Development
  • Statistics
  • Sustainable Development
  • Taxation Policy
  • Technical Cooperation
  • United Nations Funding
  • United Nations Reform
  • Values
  • Volunteerism
  • Water
  • Women
  • Women/gender Equality
  • Youth

Financing for Development:
  • Addressing systemic issues
  • Mobilizing domestic financial resources for development
  • Mobilizing international resources for development

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Capacity building
  • Education and training of women

Public Administration:
  • Ethics, Transparency and Accountability
  • Governance and Public Administration
  • Knowledge Systems and E-government
  • Public Financial Management
  • Public Service and Management Innovation
  • Socio-Economic Governance and Management

Social Development:
  • Information and Communications Technologies
  • Social policy
  • Technical cooperation
  • Youth

Statistics:
  • Development indicators
  • Environmental Accounts
  • Informal Sector Statistics
  • Official statistics, principles and practices
  • Social Statistics and Social Monitoring

Sustainable Development:
  • Capacity-building
  • Climate change
  • Consumption and production patterns
  • Disaster management and vulnerability
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Gender equality
  • Human settlements
  • Indicators
  • Industrial development
  • Information for decision-making and participation
  • Institutional arrangements
  • Integrated decision-making
  • International cooperation for an enabling environment
  • International law
  • Land management
  • Major Groups
  • Marine Resources
  • Means of Implementation (Trade, Finance, Technology, Tranfer, etc.)
  • Partnerships
  • Poverty
  • Protecting and managing the natural resources
  • Rural Development
  • Science
  • Sustainable development for Africa
  • Sustainable development in a globalizing world
  • Sustainable development of SIDS
  • Technology
Geographic scope: International
Country of activity:
  • Egypt
  • Congo
  • Kazakhstan
  • Republic of Korea
  • United States of America
  • Qatar
  • Austria
  • Montenegro
  • Chile
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Russian Federation
  • Albania
  • Pakistan
  • Canada
  • Finland
  • New Zealand
  • Bahamas
  • Germany
  • Colombia
  • Japan
  • Nepal
  • Cameroon
  • China
  • Portugal
  • Jordan
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Switzerland
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Serbia
  • Seychelles
  • Nigeria
  • Costa Rica
  • Slovenia
  • Brazil
  • Australia
  • Croatia
  • North Macedonia
  • Romania
  • Mexico
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • India
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop global partnership for development
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 2007
Year of registration (YYYY): 2007
Organizational structure: Administrative bodies of IAAI are 1. General Assembly, 2. Executive Committee, 3. Auditors, 4. Advisory Board 5. Secretariat
Number and type of members: 70 youth activists, scientists, policy makers; musicians, foresight experts
Funding structure:
  • Membership fees or dues
  • Fees for education and training services
  • Fees for providing consulting or research services
  • Product sales and business services
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
  • Foreign and international grants
Funding structure other: for the time being donations from IAAI members are the main source of income

Additional Information

Sustainable Development

Major group affiliation:
  • Scientific and technological communities
  • Children and youth
Involvement in UN Partnerships: Yes
If yes, explain in detail: IAAI is working (in cooepration with Academic Council on the UN System www.acuns.org) on a "Rio Charter of Shared Social Responsibilities fro Global Commons" in the context of UNCSD 2012
Affiliation with other organizations: application for UN DPI/NGO association is under way (should be discussed at May meeting of DPI/NGO committee)

Social Development

Affiliation with other organizations: IAAI secreatry Miroslav Polzer attended this year's Civil Society Forum of Commission for Social Development as ACUNS member;