• Agroscope, Wädenswil, Switzerland

    Agroscope is the Swiss federal centre of excellence for agricultural research. It is affiliated with the Federal Office of Agriculture and has a mission for research along the entire agri-food value chain, aiming at a competitive and multifunctional agricultural sector, high-quality food for a healthy diet, and an intact environment. Agroscope’s tasks comprise research and development in the fields of agriculture, nutrition and the environment, science-based guidance and decision support in legislation, legal tasks in support of agriculture and the general public, and knowledge exchange and transfer with stakeholders of the agri-food sector and the public, including extension, private sector (SMEs, industry) and science (research institutes, applied universities and academia). Agroscope is affiliated with the Federal Office for Agriculture. The strategic orientation of Agroscope is determined by the Agroscope Council. Key tasks of Agroscope: i) Research and development for the agri-food sector; ii) Policy advice for government agencies; iii) Enforcement tasks in accordance with statutory provisions. These three primary functions enable numerous synergies, and position Agroscope as a bridge-builder between basic and applied research. Agroscope is a multi-site institution, being able to develop practical problem solutions under farm-like agroecological conditions.

  • Bread for all / Brot für Alle, Switzerland

    Bread for all is the Development Service of the Protestant Churches in Switzerland. Bread for all empowers people in Asia, Latin America and Africa to free themselves from poverty and dependency and it motivates people in the North to commit to a fairer world.

  • Center for Development and Cooperation CD, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

    We are involved in the areas of research and development, knowledge and technology transfer, professional training and continued education, and we provide assistance and support to businesses. This allows us to make a contribution to positive development in emerging and developing countries, as well as strengthening Switzerland as a centre of knowledge.

  • Center for Security Studies (CSS), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zürich, Switzerland

    The Center for Security Studies (CSS) at ETH Zurich is engaged in the study of Swiss and international security studies. Its activities are structured into the four pillars of research, teaching, think tank, and the International Relations and Security Network (ISN).

  • Centre d’Economie et d’Ethique pour l’Environnement et le Développement (C3ED), Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines

    Le C3ED aborde les trois dimensions du développement durable : la dimension économique, la dimension sociale et la dimension environnementale (ou écologique) en tant que champ interdisciplinaire en partant du constat de l’inadéquation des modèles simples de croissance économique comme réponse aux enjeux de justice, d’équilibre écologique, de bien être et de pérennité des sociétés dans leur diversité (et leur interdépendance) mondiale.

  • Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement (CIRAD), France

    A French research centre working with developing countries to tackle international agricultural and development issues.

  • Centre for African Studies Basel (CASB), Switzerland

    The Centre for African Studies Basel (CASB) coordinates Africa-related teaching and events at the University of Basel in cooperation with institutions outside the university. The CASB is the only institution in Switzerland offering a Masters Degree in African Studies. Through the Centre of Competence on Africa it promotes and coordinates research on Africa at the University of Basel.

  • Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland

    The Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) is the University of Bern’s centre for sustainable development research.

  • Centre for International Projects in Education (IPE) of the Zürcher Fachhochschule Switzerland

    The centre for International Projects in Education (IPE) offers education-oriented services to governmental and non-governmental institutions in developing and transforming countries.

  • Centro de Gestión de la Información y Desarrollo de la Energía (CUBAENERGÍA), La Habana, Cuba

    The Information Management and Energy Development Center (CUBAENERGÍA), belongs to the Nuclear Energy and Advanced Technologies Agency (AENTA) attached to the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA). It is a publicly budgeted Research, development and technical scientific services entity in the field of energy and environment. Since its creation in 2000, CUBAENERGÍA has carried out research, development and technological innovation projects that contribute to decision-making in the energy sector, to the communication of science and technology, to energy education and to the implementation of Renewable sources of energy in electricity generation. The entity strives to promote information technologies and sustainable energy development.

  • Cooperation and Development Center, CODEV, Switzerland

    The aim of Cooperation & Development Center (CODEV) is to promote and coordinate scientific cooperation activities within EPFL

  • Department of Geography, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland

    The Institute of Geography at the University of Neuchâtel (IGG) was founded in 1974. Providing an open environment for students through its friendly and accessible teaching staff, it also makes significant national and international contributions to research and education.

  • Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology (ESZ), University of Zurich, Switzerland

    A crucial aim of anthropological inquiry is to understand the ecological, economical, political, legal, and social dimensions of human life in its cultural and historical variability. Its primary interest is to contextualize the local in regional, national, and global contexts.

  • Department of Sociology, University of Geneva, Switzerland

    Founded in the 19th century (in 1886) it’s one of the oldest departments of this discipline in the world. Many famous scholars taught sociology in Geneva, such as de Sismondi, Louis Warin, Jean Piaget or Roger Girod.The profile is more methodological than thematic orientated and has its strengths in the multiplicity of approaches and schools represented.

  • Development Study Group (DSGZ), Institute of Geography, University of Zurich, Switzerland

    The DSGZ is a platform of researchers working in the field of development studies.

  • Division of International and Humanitarian Medicine (DIHM), University Hospital Geneva

    The Division of International and Humanitarian Medicine (DIHM) is part of the Geneva University Hospitals (HUG). Many of its activities contribute to the strengthening of health systems and to reducing existing inequities in access to health and care.

  • Eawag, Department for Urban Water Management (SWW), Switzerland

    Research in this department aims at the urban water system as an entity and at developing the corresponding ecological, economical and social services into a sustainable future.

  • Eawag, Department of Water and Sanitation in Developing Countries (Sandec), Switzerland

    Sandec is the Department of Water and Sanitation in Developing Countries at the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag).

  • Eawag, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Switzerland

    Eawag is among the world’s leading aquatic research institutes. Its strengths and successes are based on a long-established portfolio of activities – research, education and consulting & knowledge transfer.

  • EMPA - Critical Materials and Resource Efficiency (CARE)

    The Critical Materials and Resource Efficiency group (CARE) models the distribution, exposure and fate of materials required by technologies and products and investigates on resource efficiency and recovery and reintegration into the product life cycle.

  • ETH Global, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH), Zürich, Switzerland

    The ETH Global Strategy supports the main strategic goals of ETH Zurich: to strengthen its position as a prime education centre as well as a world-class science and technology research university and to support knowledge transfer. In addition, the ETH Global Strategy goes beyond the immediate benefit of international relations to ETH students and faculty as well as Swiss society by emphasising the corporate responsibility of ETH Zurich towards the global community.

  • ETH Sustainability

    Sustainability at ETH Zurich is integrated into research, teaching, and operations and is a substantial element of university life.

  • European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI), Bonn

    EADI, the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes, is the leading European network in the field of development research and training.

  • Foreign Trade University (FTU), Vietnam

    Foreign Trade University (FTU), founded in 1960, has been known as the best research-oriented university in training and providing high-quality human resources in the fields of economics, international business, business administration, banking and finance, and law in order to meet the requirements of industrialization and modernization of Vietnam. FTU’s lecturers have a reputation for international and local research in the fields of international trade, trade and investment policies, finance, banking, business & management studies, international trade & business law, competition law, etc. FTU has rich experience in successfully working with foreign partners in international research and educational projects.

  • Forschungsinstitut für Biologischen Landbau (FiBL), Switzerland

    Das FiBL verfügt über Kompetenzen in der ökologischen Bodenbewirtschaftung und im Pflanzenbau, in der ganzheitlichen Tiergesundheit, in der Tierethologie und der ökologischen Tierzucht, in der Sozioökonomie, in der umfassenden Analyse des Biomarktes und in der ökologischen Lebensmittelverarbeitung und -erzeugung.

  • Foundation Science et Cité, Bern, Switzerland

    The nationally active foundation Science et Cité fosters the dialog between science and society. It is independent legally and in terms of content. Science et Cité contributes to the appreciation and understanding of all sciences and addresses their opportunities and limits. It also reports back to the scientifics the reaction of the population.

  • German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU), Berlin

    The German federal government set up WBGU as an independent, scientific advisory body in 1992 in the run-up to the Rio Earth Summit.

  • Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva, Switzerland

    The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies is an institution of research and higher education dedicated to the study of world affairs, with a particular emphasis on the cross-cutting fields of international relations and development issues.

  • HEKS - Swiss Interchurch Aid

    HEKS gives humanitarian and emergency aid and fights the causes of hunger, injustice and social deprivation. All people should be able to live a life of dignity and of safety in social, economic and political terms.

  • Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation

    HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation is one of the most experienced and largest development organisations in Switzerland. It came into existence on 1 July 2011 with the merger of two organisations: Helvetas (founded 1955) and Intercooperation (founded 1982).

  • Indo-Swiss Collaboration in Biotechnology, EPFL, Switzerland

    The Indo-Swiss Collaboration in Biotechnology (ISCB) is a bilateral research and product development programme, jointly funded and steered by the Indian and Swiss Government (Department of Biotechnology in New Delhi and Swiss Agency for Development & Cooperation in Berne and New Delhi).

  • Institut d'études genre (IGENR), Université de Genève, Switzerland

    L'Institut des Etudes Genre a vocation à fédérer et développer les recherches sur les questions de genre à l'Université de Genève. Il inscrit ses activités dans le cadre plus large de l'Ecole Doctorale Suisse Romande en Etudes Genre dont il est partie prenante et du projet de coopération "Gender Studies Schweiz", soutenu par la Conférence Universitaire Suisse, auquel il participe. Bénéficiant de nombreuses collaborations internationales, l'Institut a vocation à participer au développement de réseaux internationaux dans ce domaine.

  • Institute for International Cooperation in Education (IZB)

    The Institute for International Cooperation in Education IZB is an institute for research and development at the University of Teacher Education Zug. IZB addresses the international dimension of education in its scientific studies and services. Thematically, IZB focuses on questions of education in development cooperation, interculturality and internationalisation of teacher education.

  • Institute of Biotechnology of the Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

    The Institute of Biotechnology provides teaching at university level, applied research, continuing education courses, and services in the field of biotechnology.

  • Institute of Chemistry and Biological Chemistry of the Zurich University of Applied Sciences

    The Institute of Chemistry and Biological Chemistry in Waedenswil provides teaching at university level, applied research, continuing education courses, and services in the field of chemistry.

  • Institute of Economics and Econometrics (IEE), Geneva School of Economics and Management (GSEM), Université de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland

    The Institute for Economics and Econometrics (IEE) is responsible for teaching and research in economics and econometrics within the Geneva School of Economics and Management.

  • Institute of Ecopreneurship, School of Life Sciences FHNW, Switzerland

    The Institute for Ecopreneurship is engaged on a national as well as international level. Process engineering and optimisation as well as management concepts for ecologically efficient industrial production are at the core of our research and service offerings. In the areas of environmental protection and advancement of ecological efficiency, preventive measures and innovative environmental and biotechnological processes for emission reduction (e.g. micropollutants and nanoparticles in sewage water) and optimised resource management methods are developed.

  • Institute of Education Research (INIE), University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica

    The Institute of Education Research (INIE) is an academic unit of the Faculty of Education of the University of Costa Rica. It is dedicated to interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research in the field of educational sciences aiming to improve the Costa Rican educational system and to enhance cooperation and research in the field of education at a national and international level. It provides specialized courses and workshops on education, research, and other education-specific areas.

  • Institute of Geography and Sustainability (IGD), University of Lausanne, Switzerland

    Composed of about 80 members, the Institute of Geography and Sustainability (IGD) is an interdisciplinary institute that combines competences of various fields of human and social sciences (geography, economy, philosophy, anthropology, political sciences), cartography and statistics, as well as physical geography. The focus is on research on sustainability with six priority objectives: • cultures and natures of tourism • development, societies, environments • environmental humanities • geographical information sciences (ScIG). • urban studies • water and geoheritage Each researcher is attached to one or more of these poles of research. In addition, the institute offers competences in certain methodological fields, in particular cartography, as well as quantitative and qualitative methods in the fields of geography and social sciences.

  • Institute of Natural Resource Sciences of the Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

    Research in the Institute of Natural Resources Sciences focuses on the sustainable use of natural resources in both urban and rural areas.

  • Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Bern, Switzerland

    Founded in 1966 in the historical city centre of Bern as the "Ethnological Seminar", the Institute of Social Anthropology has developed into one of the largest institutes of ethnology/social anthropology in the German-speaking regions, with three full professors, two associate professors and many lecturers. It now accommodates a total of around 450 students.

  • Instituto de Meteorología de la República de Cuba (INSMET), La Habana, Cuba

    The Cuban National Institute of Meteorology (INSMET) attached to the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment is a public entity in charge of monitoring and forecasting meteorological variables related to climate and atmospheric pollution. It constantly monitors weather to issue timely Early Warnings to the Government, the Civil Defence, and the people on any hazardous weather system that could affect any part of the Country. As Government advisor, it participates in awareness, educational and research activities.

  • Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung (IZFG), University of Bern, Switzerland

    Our activities emphasise the gender dimensions of globalization, human rights, sustainable development and governance as well as feminist movements in a transnational and transcultural perspective.

  • International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change (IHDP), Bonn

    IHDP's mission is to produce, promote and coordinate innovative social science research that informs and improves societal responses to global environmental change. In order to better understand the interactions of humans with and within their natural environment, IHDP advances interdisciplinary interaction and collaborates with the natural, physical and social sciences.

  • Kathmandu University School of Education (KUSOED), Kathmandu University, Nepal

    KUSOED is one of the seven schools of Kathmandu University (KU), which is Nepal’s third oldest university (founded in 1991) and has been constantly ranked among the country’s top universities. The KUSOED was established in 1997 with the aim of enhancing the quality of education in the country. To this end, it provides high-quality teacher training programs for all education levels and plays an instrumental role in developing teacher educators, educational leaders, development professionals and researchers who can contribute to the social transformation of the country.

  • KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zürich, Switzerland

    The KOF Swiss Economic Institute delivers profound insights into the field of Economic Research. Besides conducting surveys in all branches of the Swiss economy, it also creates forecasts and indicators for business cycle analysis. KOF's data pool of business surveys is unique in Switzerland. KOF uses these data sets to mirror the economic situations and moods of Swiss companies through the generation of indicators. KOF also analyzes the innovation of Swiss companies, provides studies on health issues and comments on current economic developments. KOF is also involved in the joint economic forecast in Germany, which is used by the German Government as a directional measure of future economic development.

  • Laboratoire d'Ecohydrologie (ECHO), Faculté Environnement naturel, architectural et construit (ENAC), Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

    Les travaux de recherche menés au laboratoire ECHO se concentrent sur l’interface entre l’hydrologie, la géomorphologie et l’écologie. L’objectif est d’établir une théorie générale en utilisant un ensemble d’analyses intégrées.

  • London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

    The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health.

  • Luc Hoffmann Insitute, Switzerland

    The Luc Hoffmann Institute was established in 2008 by WWF and strives to create greater alignment between conservation science, policy and practice. It is an independent research hub catalysing new ideas to solve environmental challenges that require a range of scientific expertise.

  • Montpellier SupAgro (formerly known as Ecole Nationale Supérieure Agronomique de Montpellier), France

    Un établissement d'enseignement supérieur et de recherche, sous tutelle du Ministère de l'agriculture, de l'agroalimentaire et de la forêt. Largement ouvert sur la Méditerranée et les pays du Sud.

  • NADEL Center for Development and Cooperation, ETH Zürich, Switzerland

    The NADEL Center for Development and Cooperation at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich) brings together researchers and practitioners to build and share knowledge for effective policy making to address global and local development challenges. NADEL also offers a MAS and CAS in Development and Cooperation providing students as well as professionals an inspiring learning environment in which they can acquire the knowledge and methods to find innovative solutions to contribute to sustainable and inclusive development worldwide. The NADEL is hosted by the Development Economics Group. The Development Economics Group conducts empirical and experimental research in economics to develop solutions to poverty and inequality and to improve the design of development policies. The research projects are often part of international and interdisciplinary research programs, collaborating with partners from developing countries and with development organizations. Most of the research activities focus on countries and cities of sub-Saharan Africa.

  • Nationales Referenzlaboratorium für Mykobakterien (NRLM), Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie, University of Zürich, Switzerland

    Das Nationale Referenzlaboratorium für Mykobakterien (NRLM) führt im Auftrag des BAG Untersuchungen zur epidemiologischen Überwachung, zur Kontrolle der Tuberkulosebekämpfung und zum Aufdecken von Infektketten durch.

  • Network-Association of European Researchers on Urbanisation in the South (N-AREUS), France


  • NewMinE - New Media in Education Laboratory, USI Switzerland

    The New Media in Education Laboratory, NewMinE Lab for short, is a research and development laboratory of the Faculty of Communication Sciences at the Università della Svizzera italiana in Lugano, Switzerland.

  • Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development, Switzerland

    For over 30 years the Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development (NFSD) has served as a competence centre for corporate responsibility and international health focused on disadvantaged people in developing countries.

  • Post-Graduate Course on Development Countries (NADEL), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH, Zürich, Switzerland

    NADEL offers a multi-disciplinary course program to young and experienced professionals working in development cooperation. The courses offered are closely linked with NADEL’s research activities and development consultancies.

  • Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)

    PIK addresses crucial scientific questions in the fields of global change, climate impacts and sustainable development.

  • ProClim - Forum for Climate and Global Change, Platform of the Swiss Academy of Sciences, Bern, Switzerland

    ProClim - Forum for Climate and Global Change of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) was funded 1988. It serves as an interface between science, public administration, politics, economy and the public. ProClim- hosts the secretariat of the Advisory Body on Climate Change OcCC.

  • Programa Unión Internacional de Arquitectos y Ciudades Intermedias y Urbanización Mundial (UIA-CIMES), Lleida, Spain

    Cabe mencionar que algunas de las particularidades del Programa son, en primer lugar, que es el único apoyado por una administración local, y en segundo lugar, que es uno de los Programas que trata en el seno de la UIA los temas del urbanismo y que se desarrolla a escala mundial.

  • Réseau Universitaire International de Genève (RUIG) - Geneva International Academic Network (GIAN)

    The GIAN is an international research network. It's main objective is to create synergies among various entities, principally academic institutions and international organizations -- governmental or non-governmental -- to further the role of Geneva and Switzerland in the service of peace and justice. Promoting practical and "action-oriented" research and training activities is a specific characteristic of this academic network. Five themes are accorded priority by the GIAN: sustainable development, social equity, globalization and international commerce, intercultural relations and dialogue, humanitarian law and human rights.

  • School of Agriculture, Forest and Food Sciences (HAFL), Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

    The HAFL in Zollikofen is a centre of excellence in the agricultural, forestry and food industries.

  • School of Health Professions of the Zurich University of Applied Sciences

    The School of Health Professions at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences is one of the largest and most renowned centres for basic and continuing education in diverse health professions, such as occupational therapy, midwifery, nursing and physiotherapy, as well as for research and development in those fields.

  • seecon

    seecon (see www.seecon.ch / society – economy – ecology – consulting) was established in 1998 as a social enterprise. seecon works independently, multidisciplinary and professionally on innovations for sustainable development focussing on integrated water, sanitation and ressource management.

  • Seminar of Social Anthropology, University of Basel, Switzerland

    The Seminar of Anthropology was founded in 1963 and is situated in a Gothic building under national heritage. The seminar is located in front of the Museum der Kulturen, with which the seminar is in close collaboration and shares a library.

  • Sight and Life, Switzerland

    Sight and Life is the humanitarian nutrition think tank. We care about the world’s most vulnerable populations, and exist to help improve their nutritional status.

  • Swiss Academy for Development, Switzerland

    The Swiss Academy for Development (SAD) is a practice-oriented research institute that promotes development opportunities for children and young people who experience rapid and often conflictual change, and encourages their participation in society.

  • Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Bern, Switzerland

    The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is Switzerland’s international cooperation agency within the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA). In operating with other federal offices concerned, SDC is responsible for the overall coordination of development activities and cooperation with Eastern Europe, as well as for the humanitarian aid delivered by the Swiss Confederation.

  • Swiss Association of Research Managers and Administrators (SARMA)

    The Swiss Association of Research Managers and Administrators (SARMA) is a non-profit national network of professionals committed to improving the effectiveness, competitiveness and quality of research and innovation management in Switzerland.

  • Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research (EMPA)

    Empa is an interdisciplinary research and services institution for material sciences and technology development within the ETH Domain. Empa’s research and development activities are oriented to meeting the requirements of industry and the needs of our society, and link together applications-oriented research and the practical implementation of new ideas, science and industry, and science and society.

  • Swiss Forum for International Agricultural Research (SFIAR)

    The SFIAR has the following goals and objectives: Sharing information between the stakeholders involved in agricultural research for development (ARD) in Switzerland and encouraging dialogue within this community on different views, interests and perspectives related to ARD.

  • Swiss Institute of Comparative Law, ISDC

    The Swiss Institute of Comparative Law is a center of expertise on foreign law, attached to the Swiss Department of Justice and Police.

  • Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), Bern, Switzerland

    The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) is the most important Swiss agency promoting scientific research. As mandated by the Swiss Federal government, it supports all disciplines from philosophy and biology to the nanosciences and medicine.

  • Swiss Network for International Studies, SNIS

    The SNIS promotes academic research in the interdisciplinary area of International Studies with an interest in phenomena that transcend traditional nation-state boundaries.

  • Swiss Peace Foundation swisspeace, Bern

    swisspeace is a practice-oriented peace research institute. It carries out research on violent conflicts and their peaceful transformation. The Foundation aims to build up Swiss and international organizations' civilian peacebuilding capacities by providing trainings, space for networking and exchange of experiences. It also shapes political and academic discourses on peace policy issues at the national and international level through publications, workshops and conferences. swisspeace therefore promotes knowledge transfer between researchers and practitioners.

  • Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH)

    The Swiss TPH (formerly known as the Swiss Tropical Institute - STI) was founded in 1943 as through the initiative of Professor Rudolf Geigy. He recognised the need to combine sound interdisciplinary research within the context of the social and cultural conditions of an endemic area with training and service provision. He felt that this approach would generate new evidence as well as contribute to health development. Since then, this goal remains the mandate of the Swiss TPH - to contribute to the improvement of the health of populations internationally and nationally through excellence in research, services, and teaching and training with a special focus on developing countries.

  • UN office for disaster risk reduction (UNISDR), Geneva, Switzerland

    Our mandate is to serve as the focal point in the United Nations system for the coordination of disaster risk reduction and to ensure synergies among disaster risk reduction activities.

  • UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn, Switzerland

    The Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch World Heritage Site stands for the splendid natural beauty of the Alps.

  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia (UNAL), Bogotá, Colombia

    The National University of Colombia is a public high level education institution with 150 years of history educating professionals in all knowledge areas, mainly engineering, humanities and sciences. As the nation's university, it fosters equal access to the Colombian educational system, provides the largest range of academic programs, and provides competent and socially responsible professionals. It contributes to the elaboration and resignification of the nation project, studies and enriches the cultural, natural and environmental heritage of the country. As such he advises on scientific, technological, cultural and artistic orders with academic and investigative autonomy. The university is currently considered the best in the country and one of the best in the region of Latin America, the institution project itself as one of the best in the world in the short time.

  • Wash competence centre SUPSI, Switzerland

    WASH is an acronym used in international development programs and refers to "Water, Sanitation and Hygiene". Access to safe water, adequate sanitation, and proper hygiene education can reduce illness and death from disease, and also impact poverty reduction and socio-economic development.

  • World Habitat Research Center of the University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI)

    The WHRC of the University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI) is a centre of competence specialized in interdisciplinary research on environmental, socio-economic, technical and cultural dimensions of the built environment in developing countries.

  • World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

    WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends. In the 21st century, health is a shared responsibility, involving equitable access to essential care and collective defence against transnational threats.

  • World Overview of Conservation Approaches and Technologies (WOCAT), Secretariat, Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), Bern, Switzerland

    WOCAT (World Overview of Conservation Approaches and Technologies) is an established global network of Soil and Water Conservation (SWC) specialists, dedicated to sustainable land management (SLM). In response to the need to formalise the to date informal global network a Framework Agreement defining the WOCAT Network as WOCAT International, and WOCAT Regional and National, is currently under development.

  • World Trade Institute (WTI), University of Bern, Switzerland

    The World Trade Institute (WTI) combines graduate-level education, interdisciplinary research and specialised advisory services into a unique and dynamic institution. We recruit students, researchers, faculty and employees from around the world, creating a diverse and engaging environment. Research is conducted in close collaboration with NCCR Trade Regulation. Our main objective is to push the boundaries of teaching and research in the law, economics and politics of international trade.

  • WWF Colombia

    WWF is one of the world’s largest and most experienced independent conservation organizations, with over 5 million supporters and a global network active in more than 100 countries.