GBS has affiliations with many international organisations. Listed below are the GBS’ main collaborations:
BIOVISION, The World Life Sciences Forum, organized since 1999 by an independent non-profit organization, brings together international decision makers from the academic, private, policy-making and civil society sectors to foster a productive dialogue on life sciences discoveries and their impact on society, and to translate innovative ideas into actionable solutions for the benefit of citizens. Biovision was founded with the aim of sustainably improving life for people in Africa while conserving the environment as the basis for all life.Kindly Visit the website biovision.org/
In 2004 GBS initiated collaboration with Intersect Worldwide to form the Rajasthan Intersect Coalition for the prevention of HIV/AIDS and violence against women, involving over 27 NGOs in Rajasthan. GBS coordinated the program. Today Intersect has formed such coalitions across 14 states of India with a membership of 210 organizations. It has organised 4 workshops in 3 different states of India involving 200 NGOs in 2006 addressing the relationship between the issue of HIV/AIDS and Violence against women and girls. The coalitions are actively working in the14 states.Kindly visit website www.intersectworldwide.org
Act ALIVE stands for "Arts for Creative Transformation: Activism, Lifeline, Inspiration, Vision, Education" and is an arts coalition founded by Janet Feldman, Director of KAIPPG/International, the international wing of a Kenyan HIV/AIDS NGO. It is composed of groups and individuals who use the arts and media to address HIV/AIDS and other human-development challenges. The coalition has 300 members in 25 countries, and welcomes anyone who has a like-minded approach to prevention, education, and amelioration activities. It seeks collaborations with a wide range of organizations and through a variety of art forms to build networks of creativity, inspiration, hope, and healing. GBS has been associated with Act ALIVE since 2003 in number of arts projects addressing HIV/AIDS. Kindly visit http://www.actalive.org/
In June 2004 GBS entered into an agreement with AIESEC for making partnerships on internships with trainees from overseas. An international network of over 25,000 students in 89 countries worldwide AIESEC is a non political, non-profit and independent largest student’s organization in the world. It was established in India in 1981.
A major component of AIESEC activities is global internship programme facilitating an intense intercultural and practical experience in another society, exposing the trainees and those they meet to an entirely different culture, community and its issues.
Help Self Help in Rajasthan (HSHR)
HSHR was initiated by Monika Boehm-Tettelbach in 2013 who has been engaged in research in Rajasthan, particularly in the catchment area of Gram Bharati Samiti, for some 30 years.
Monika Boehm-Tettelbach was Professor and Chair, Department of Modern Indian Studies at the South Asia Institute, University of Heidelberg from 1994 to 2006. Her initiative was supported in important ways by members and students of the South Asia Institute who are also represented on the Board of HSHR. HSHR shall govern the aims and actions in support of Gram Bharati Samiti.
GBS has implemented so far 2 programmes in collaboration with and support from HSHR i.e. programs youth camp on Gandhi’s birthday October 02 to 04, 2014 at Gandhivan (Jaipur)and a health camp for rural women at village Arjunpura on February 09, 2014. Visit our website http://hsh-rajasthan.de/
Drynet’s aim is to strengthen civil society networks with the right knowledge and visibility to influence dryland development policies.visit dry-net.org/partners/gram-bharati-samiti/
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
Bhawani Shanker Kusum, Secretary, GBS has been elected as member CSO panel in the UNCCD for Asia.Visit