Union of Intelligible Associations
Union of Intelligible Associations


within a strategic reframing of the Union of International Associations (2005)

[reframe index]


CiviLynx: Gateway to Civil Society Organization Information: Proposal to DG Information Society for a Demonstration Project in the framework of the eContent programme, Action Line 1: Improving access to and use of public sector information Subline 1.1: Cross-border information services based on public sector information) (2004)


Global Knowledge Grid: A New Infrastructure for Understanding Globalization (submitted to the US National Science Foundation, 2004) ·


Local Action Dynamics (LADY): Knowledge patterns for local, participatory implementation of the Lisbon Strategy (2003) (The integrated project (IP) is EU Framework Programme 6's instrument for objective-driven research. The IP LADY addresses the subject of collective knowledge for organisational transition.)


Ecolynx: Information Context for Biodiversity Conservation An INFO2000 Project of the European Commission. As a major extension of existing UIA work on problems and strategies, the objective was to link data on threatened species and habitats with information about responses by society to threats to biodiversity. 1997 – 2000

Gardening Knowledge

Cultivating Knowledge Ecosystems: Adapting visual arts and music to sustain new patterns of knowledge work in community (Gardening Knowledge): Submitted to Information Society Technologies program of the European Commission13 September 1999; refused 19 April 2000)


Interactive Conceptual Environmental Planning Tool for Developing Countries (INTERCEPT): Approved for funding through the World Bank's InfoDev program (submitted 25 March 1998; approved 2 June 1999; removed from proposal pool March 2000)


UIA bid for management of the .ORG registry (2000)


Coherent Policy-making Beyond the Information Barrier: Circumventing dependence on access, classification, penetration, dissemination, property, surveillance, interpretation, disinformation, and credibility (Originally submitted in response to a call for proposals by the World Bank's InfoDev program in September 1999)

Coordination templates

Facilitating inter-project coordination through templates of thematic relationships (1999)

Aesthetics of governance

Aesthetics and Informatics: the art of information for policy-making and community-building (Proposal for an Exploratory International Conference on Arranging a Marriage between Beauty and the Beast) (1999)


INTELLI-WORK: Procedural Framework for the Interoperability of Decentralized Knowledge Management Processes Based on a Diversity of Partners, Commitments and Competences. (Prepared for submission in August 1999 within the Fifth Framework of the European Commission.) See a graphic representation of UIA strategic match with IST Fifth Framework Programme.

Internet dialogue

Developing an internet framework for creative dialogue on irreconcilable policy differences: experimenting with new approaches to democratic governance (Proposal to the Forward Studies Unit of the European Commission, 1998)

Facilitation Suite

Facilitating Community through Information: A suite of software-enabled participation tools (Proposal submitted in 1996 in response to Intelligent - Information - Interfaces to European Commission DG XII)