|Mission and Vision of ISTR|
The Third Sector is increasingly recognized as playing a significant role in the development of almost every country of the world. Research is a major component of this growing understanding and ISTR is at the forefront of advancing this field of knowledge. Membership in ISTR is the best way for scholars, researchers, and practitioners to keep abreast of changes and participate in a dialogue with others with similar and complementary interests. ISTR is an indispensable professional asset. Your membership is vital to the continuing international growth of Third Sector Studies.
ISTRs mission is to increase, share, and apply knowledge about the Third Sector in all countries of the world. To achieve this ISTR will:
ISTR is an organization committed to building a growing global community of scholars and interested others dedicated to the creation, discussion, and advancement of the highest quality of knowledge pertaining to the Third Sector and its impact on human and planetary well being and development internationally. As an organization, ISTR will be recognized and respected for its global vision, its commitment to excellence, its collaborative approach, and the values of diversity and pluralism with which it pursues its mission.
10/11/2016 » 10/13/2016
OCTOBER 2016: International Summit of Cooperatives
11/11/2016 » 11/12/2016
NOVEMBER 2016: Yale Law School's Sixth Annual Doctoral Scholarship Conference
11/24/2016 » 11/25/2016
NOVEMBER 2016: 13th Biennial Australian and New Zealand Third Sector Research Conference
12/1/2016 » 12/2/2016
DECEMBER 2016: Global Summit on Community Philanthropy