LIAISE – Who are we?

The LIAISE Community of Practice on Impact Assessment (IA) Research for Sustainable Development (SD)  is a multidisciplinary network of research organisations and researchers  wishing to contribute to policy impact assessment and evidence based policy-making in general with scientific knowledge and information that are targeted at creating societal impact by focusing on:

  • Relevancy: We are committed to creating knowledge that is targeted at making an impact for society and societal decision making.
  • Credibility: We are committed to creating knowledge that is trustworthy and embedded in societal contexts.
  • Legitimacy: We are committed to creating knowledge that takes into account divergent world views of different stakeholders in a balanced way.

The LIAISE KIT for Impact Assessment

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What is the LIAISE KIT? 

This website contains descriptions of different types of knowledge which can be used in the context of policy impact Assessment. It has been developed in the context of the FP7 LIAISE Network of Excellence. With this site we aim to provide two different services:

  • Library of models, methods, good practices, experts:  Different sources of knowledge are described and can be queried using keywords from the domain of policy Impact assessment
  • community platform to collaborate in the field of Impact Assessment: you are invited to share your knowledge in the field of Impact Assessment for Sustainable development: become an expert, a lead editor or upload your publication.