“The International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change (IHDP) is an international, interdisciplinary science programme dedicated to promoting, catalyzing, and coordinating research, capacity development, and networking on the human dimensions of global environmental change. Its mandate is to provide international leadership in framing, developing, and integrating social science research on global environmental change and to promote the application of its key findings. IHDP is a joint programme of the International Council for Science (ICSU), the International Social Science Council (ISSC), and the United Nations University (UNU). The IHDP Secretariat facilitates the development of IHDP’s work plan and implements its strategic priorities. Its core functions include the coordination of research activities, capacity development, the organization of major events, and dissemination of results.
IHDP receives funds from different donors: BMBF, NSF and National Contributions. The donors contribute to the general work of the IHDP Secretariat (staff costs, contributions to the IHDP core and joint projects, travel costs, etc.)”