Think tank

Etopia

Namur, Belgium

ETOPIA is a center for animation and research in political ecology. ETOPIA's think tank brings together environmental activists, associate researchers, trainers and actors of change. ETOPIA's missions are of three types: prospective work, training work and memory work. ETOPIA publishes numerous analyzes and studies, ETOPIA publishes books and a review. Active in lifelong education, ETOPIA organize symposia, conferences and numerous training courses. ETOPIA also houses a documentation and archive center which brings together what political ecology and environmental movements have produced for over forty years. Finally, ETOPIA provides a series of services to the Ecolo party and pool it's technical services with it. Completely separate from its research department, ETOPIA is oriented “long term and anticipation”, away from the news. ETOPIA are a bridge between civil society, research, activism and political work.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.etopia.be/

Address:
Espace Kegeljan 52 av. de Marlagne 5000 Namur

Country:
Belgium

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Year founded
1983
Age (years)
Etopia
 38
Belgium average
 25
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Christophe Derenne
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Angela Camboni
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2019
Etopia
 12
Belgium average
 29
Global average
 139
% Female staff
2019
Etopia
30% 
Belgium average
42% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Etopia
30% 
Belgium average
29% 
Global average
33% 

Social

Likes (2019)
Etopia
 5,557
Belgium average
 9,600
Global average
 27,922
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Etopia
 1,532
Belgium average
 11,257
Global average
 16,331

Data notes

Last updated: 09/02/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Observatoire des Think Tanks Directory, Organisation´s website
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