HAPSc is a Scientific Nonprofit Civil Society Association. It has been established as one of the most important and most active scientific bodies in the country. It is a modern think tank of interdisciplinary approach, with scientists who come mainly from the fields of Political Science, Law, Economics, International Relations and the wider Social Sciences. HAPSc functions according to the principles of democracy, relying on and respecting the Greek Constitution and the Laws of the Greek State. Furthermore, HAPSc embraces the principles of the United Nations – as outlined in the UN Charter -, the European Convention of Human Rights, as well as those of International Humanitarian Law as a whole.
Briefly, the main goals of HAPSc include:
√ the establishment of an Administrative and Political Chamber, and the support and guidance of young political scientists and students who are entering the labor market.
√ encouraging the interdisciplinary approach and dialogue between Political Scientists, Economists, Legal, International and Social Scientists in Greece and abroad, for the production of policy proposals.
√ reinforcing the role and presence of Greek politicians and related scientists in national and international decision-making centers.
√ the lifelong education of Politicians and Social Scientists in general for the development of their knowledge and capabilities
√ the strengthening of volunteering and contribution to Civil Society, mobilizing students and academics of the faculties of Political Science and related subjects, developing a wide range of scientific, research and voluntary activities.
Through its activities and in order to achieve its goals, HAPSc participates in International Organizations, international academic forums and the International Civil Society. Among else, HAPSc is: