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Making Europe’s Third Sector visible

Friday 24 January 2014

Researchers, practitioners and experts gathered in Bologna this week to launch a 3-year long research project about the Third Sector in Europe.

Institute for social research is to lead a new EU-project on the Third Sector

Thursday 12 December 2013

With an extensive project plan ISF wins the competition for a comprehensive EU-FP7-SSH-project on the impacts of Third Sector on the socio-economic development in Europe.

Karl Henrik Sivesind elected to serve on the Board of Directors for ISTR

Tuesday 26 November 2013

Karl Henrik Sivesind has been elected by members of International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR)  to serve on the Board of Directors 2013-2016. Here are his thoughts on the matter. 


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