In the following SHE present of some of the organizations, initiatives and networks that are relevant to the work and focus of SHE such as health promotion (in schools and beyond), health themes and initiatives, advancements in education and equity and human rights.

Council of Europe

The Council of Europe is the continent's leading human rights organisation. The European Union is the main funder of SHE.

WHO Regional Office for Europe

The World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe is a close partner i SHE's work. The WHO strategy has taken into account the challenges facing children and young people in the European Region.


Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) is a cross-national research study conducted in collaboration with the WHO Regional Office for Europe. The study aims to gain new insight into, and increase our understanding of young people's health and well-being, health behaviours and their social context.

The UNESCO chair of Global Health and Education

The “Global Health and Education” UNESCO chair and UNITWIN network aim to promote research and training, to contribute to building, interpreting and disseminating the knowledge base in the field of health education and health promotion in schools and communities. It will contribute to give visibility and recognition to the work done by research teams in Asia, Africa, Oceania, Americas and Europe.

Federal State Budgetary institution "Scientific center of Children's Health", Moscow

The "Scientific center of Children's Health" in Moscow is a WHO Collaboarting centre and has a tight connection to SHE. Sometimes, in SHE documents, it is mentioned as "The SHE Branch Office, Moscow" as it like SHE aims to make every school a health promoting school and uses the SHE publications in its work - the Center helps to translate SHE materials in Russian.


EuroHealthNet is a not-for-profit network of regional and national agencies responsible and accountable for health promotion, public health and disease prevention in Europe.

The European Forum for Health Promotion Research (HP Forum)

The European Forum for Health Promotion Research (HP Forum) brings together health promotion researchers across Europe to further develop and strengthen health promotion research. The network will foster synergy between different actors by developing common theoretical and methodological grounds and facilitate collaboration between researchers in the field of health promotion.

International School Health Network

The International School Health Network (ISHN) is an worldwide informal network of practitioners, researchers and government officials as well as regional and other networks, international agencies and organizations.

WHO European Healthy Cities Network

WHO Healthy Cities is a movement working to put health high on the social, economic and political agenda of city governments.

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