Observatory on Crisis and Alternatives: Monitorises the crisis' development in its multiple dimensions and manifestations in Portugal, making its characterization and diagnosis more precise. The Observatory will endeavour to monitor policies, in terms of  goals and the mobilized resources, and the expected or observable results, contributing to the identification of responses and broadening the range of alternatives in consideration in the public debate.


Permanent Observatory for Justice objectives are to analyze and publicize the judicial system in its various functional aspects, carry out studies to support the development of public policies for the justice sector and reform proposals and proceed to the evaluation and monitoring of the reforms introduced.


Observatory on Participation, Innovation and Local Government constitutes a place for meeting and exchanging ideas about topics related to the population's involvement in the development of public policies and in the territory projects, with innovations that mark the transformation of the levels of government closer to citizens.


Observatory of Risk is an entity that proactively seeks to identify the social and economic contexts in which the risk acceptability spheres are established, concerned with the efficiency analysis of public and private mitigation strategies, and attentive to the emergence and consolidation of new players and groups.


Observatory for Education Policies and Professional Development aims at conducting scientific research activities within the educational policies - namely, the  conduction of research projects, development of research and dissemination networks, organization of events, establishment of partnerships, implementation of outreach and consulting activities and mobilization of institutional actors.


The Trauma Centre aims to promote and disseminate knowledge about prevention and intervention in psychotrauma in situations of crisis, disaster or catastrophe, as well as collaborate with institutions involved in these scenarios, proposing as a forum for debate and sharing of different knowledge in the field of Trauma.