The Tian-Shan Geological Society is an active, full-right 123 member of the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS) – an influential international organization supporting cooperation with scientific international unions around the world. IUGS is a member of the International Council of Science (ICS), it keeps close cooperation with other scientific unions that are members of the ICS, as well as with non-governmental and intergovernmental organizations, such as the UNESCO.
Through the support of the International Union of Geological Sciences, the Tian-Shan Geological Society seeks to participate in large-scale scientific researches related to the system of the Earth; to apply the results of these and other studies to preserve the natural environment of the Earth, wisely using all natural resources and improving the welfare of the nation and the quality of life of people; as well as to raise public awareness about geology and promote geological education in the widest sense.
The International Union of Geological Sciences is one of the largest and most active non-governmental scientific organizations in the world, founded in 1961, being a member of the International Council of Science. The IUGS promotes and encourages the study of geological problems, especially those of global importance, and also supports and facilitates international and interdisciplinary collaboration in the field of Earth sciences.
The International Consortium on Landslides (ICL), established at the Kyoto Symposium in January 2002, is an International non-governmental and non-profit scientific organization. The ICL established the International Program on Landslides (IPL) as an ICL Program for the Tokyo Action Plan by 2006. The IPL includes IPL projects, the three-year World Landslide Forum (WLF) and the World Centers of Excellence for landslide risk reduction (WCoE).
The ICL has offered partnerships with the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR), ISDR-ICL Sendai 2015-2025, to promote global understanding and reduce the risk of landslides at the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (3rd Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030) in Sendai, Japan. It was adopted and signed by 16 organizations of the United Nations, as well as international and national organizations.