Association Of Asian Social Science Research Councils

Objectives and Mission: 

Established in 1973 as a forum to promote the exchange of information among Social Scientists working in Asia
To encourage exchange of scholars among research institutions
To promote research opportunities for young social scientists
To foster joint research projects between individuals and institutions.

General description: 

Regional Symposium and special panel discussions during General Conferences on selected topics
Research projects, currently on Management practices of water resources
Teaching programmes and research centres for women’s studies in universities

Country Presence: 
Macao, China
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Field of Interest: 
Child labour, Cultural Heritage, Culture, Development, Drugs, Education for Peace, Environment, Equal opportunities, Girl Child, Globalization, HIV/AIDS, Literacy, Poverty, Social sciences, Teacher Education, Tourism, World Heritage Safeguarding, Youth