IIASA Builds Bridge through Science with Israel

OrganizationsInternational Organizations ♦ Published: February 19, 2018; 22:24 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Laxenburg based international research organization IIASA (International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis) has recently announced that Israel has become its newest member country. Israel joins 24 other countries whose National Member Organization’s representatives constitute the IIASA Governing Council. Israel has established the Israel Committee for IIASA - made up of representatives from Israeli universities, government ministries, and the public - to represent the Israeli membership of IIASA.

IIASA is housed in the Blauer Hof Palace in Laxenburg, Austria / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Gryffindor [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)]

IIASA was established in October 1972, during the Cold War, at the initiative of the Soviet Union and the United States to promote scientific cooperation between East and West.

Today IIASA is an international scientific institute that conducts research into the critical issues of global environmental, economic, technological, and social change.

IIASA builds…