International Associations

International Associations

  • African Association for Public Administration and Management (AAPAM)

    Established in 1971, this organization provides senior government officials with opportunities for exchanging ideas and experience, to promote the study of professional techniques and encourage research in particular African governance and administrative problems. Membership is made up of 500 individuals and 50 corporate members.

    POB 60087
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Phone: 511953, Fax: 21029


  • Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA)

    The Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA) was established in 1988, with the initiative of leading management development institutions in the SAARC region. It is the only association which networks management development centers across seven nations and promotes partnership between business schools, business leaders and policy administrators for enhancing the quality and effectiveness of management education in South Asia. AMDISA provides multiple ways by which member-institutions collaborate within the region.

    Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia
    1228, Road #60
    Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad
    500 033, India
    Phone: +91.40.23546091/2/3, Fax: +91.40.23544801


  • Association of Public Treasurer of the US & Canada

    The Association of Public Treasurers of the US & Canada was founded in 1965 and represents 2,000 public treasury and finance officials in local, county and state/ provincial governments throughout North America. The Association provides educational seminars and conferences, publications, policy and legislative information, and technical assistance to members. The Association works closely with affiliated state associations and universities; national associations; and municipal leagues in an effort to provide the most up-to-date and accurate information to its members.

  • Caribbean Centre for Development Administration (CARICAD)

    CARICAD was established by an Agreement signed by CARICOM member states in 1980 as a regional inter-governmental organization to assist governments in upgrading their managerial capabilities for public policy analysis, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of public sector reform programs.

    Caribbean Centre for Development Administration
    1st Floor, Weymouth Corporate Centre
    Roebuck Street, St. Michael
    Barbados, West Indies
    Phone: 246.427.8535, Fax: 246.436.1709

  • Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management (CAPAM)

    The Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management (CAPAM) is dedicated to strengthening public management and consolidating democracy and good governance throughout the Commonwealth. CAPAM achieves this through the exchange of experience among its extensive network of senior elected and appointed public officials, academics, and representatives of non-governmental organizations and the private sector.

    1075 Bay St., Suite 402
    Toronto, Canada
    Phone: +1.416.920.3337, Fax: +1.416.920.6574

  • European Group for Public Administration

    The mission of the European Group of Public Administration has been defined as follows: to organize and encourage the exchange of information on developments in the theory and practice of public administration; to foster comparative studies and the development of public administrative theory within a European perspective; to facilitate the application of innovative ideas, methods, and techniques in public administration; and to include young teachers, researchers, as well as civil servants in its activities.

    European Group of Public Administration
    Rue Defacqz, 1, Bte 11
    B-1000 Bruxelles (Belgique)
    Phone 32.2.536.08.80, Fax: 32.2.537.97.02

  • International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE)

    The International Association for Feminist Economics is a non-profit organization advancing feminist inquiry of economic issues and educating economists and others on feminist points of view on economic issues.

    Bucknell University
    Lewisburg, PA 17837
    Phone: 570.577.3637, Fax: 570.577.3451

  • International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR)

    IPMA-HR represents the interests of over 5,000 human resource professionals at the Federal, State and Local levels of government. IPMA-HR provides information and assistance to public sector HR professionals in order to help them do their jobs better. Many public agencies have experienced layoffs and budget cuts, and our mission is to provide them with cost effective tools.

    International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR)
    1617 Duke Street
    Alexandria, VA 22314
    Phone: 703.549.7100, Fax: 703.684.0948

  • International Society for Ecological Economies (ISEE)

    ISEE is a nonprofit, member-governed, organization dedicated to advancing understanding of the relationships among ecological, social, and economic systems for the mutual well-being of nature and people. ISEE and its regional societies provide an international forum so that we might all better understand these issues.

    International Society for Ecological Economies
    Heide Scheiter-Rohland
    Burk and Associates, Inc.
    1313 Dolley Madison Blvd. Suite 402
    McLean, Virginia 22101 USA
    Phone: 703.790.1745, Fax: 703.790.2672

  • Latin-American Centre for Development Administration (CLAD)

    CLAD is an international organization of intergovernmental character, made up by twenty three Latin American and Caribbean countries, and by Spain, with the mission of promoting the technical cooperation and public officials training as well as the reflection, the debate, and the exchange of experiences and researches related to state reform and public administration modernization.

  • Microfinance Club of New York

    The mission of the Microfinance Club of New York is to be a leading forum for free exchange of information and ideas about microfinance and to disseminate readily understandable, transparent, and succinct information so as to further the microfinance field.

  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    The OECD groups 30 member countries sharing a commitment to democratic government and the market economy. With active relationships with some 70 other countries, NGOs, and civil society, it has a global reach. Best known for its publications and its statistics, its work covers economic and social issues from macroeconomics to trade, education, development, and science and innovation.

    OECD Washington Center
    2001 L Street, N.W., Suite 650
    Washington, DC 20036-4922
    Phone: 202.785.6323, Fax: 202.785.0350

  • Urban Affairs Association

    The Urban Affairs Association is the international professional organization for urban scholars, researchers, and public service providers. UAA exists to encourage the dissemination of information about urbanism and urbanization, support the development of university education, research, and service programs in urban affairs, and provide leadership in fostering urban affairs as a professional and academic field.

    Urban Affairs Association
    David Maola
    Executive Director
    College of Human Services, Education and Public Policy
    Center for Community Research and Services
    University of Delaware
    Newark, DE 19716