unesco | building peace in the minds of men and women
unesco encourages international peace and universal respect for human rights by promoting collaboration among nations. its mission is to contribute to the building of peace, the eradication of poverty, sustainable development and intercultural dialogue.
kirdarc nepal is an ngo dedicated to human rights, peace building, media and development in karnali zone since 1999. it works with a mission to enable karnali people to claim and exercise their rights for poverty reduction and improved livelihoods through their organization, research, policy advocacy and judicious resources mobilization.
a not-for-profit organization working in jammu and kashmir. its objectives are policy advocacy, capacity building, research and networking in peace & security, human rights, gender empowerment, sustainable development.
welcome to uttaran - a social development organisation
we are uttaran (transition), a people centred ngo using a rights based approach to empower poor communities and reduce poverty. we work across the coastal region of southwest bangladesh. we are gradually expanding our activities to other parts of the country. our work is focused on human rights, land rights and agrarian reform, sustainable water management, community based river basement management, adaptation to climate change, sustainable agriculture and food security.
spotlight | oxford poverty & human development initiative (ophi)
drawing on amartya sen's capability approach, the research centre oxford poverty and human development initiative (ophi), university of oxford, develops new economic methodologies to reduce multidimensional poverty based on poor people’s experiences and values.
idn-indepthnews offers news analyses and viewpoints on a wide range of topics that impact the world and its peoples, such as sustainable development, global governance, culture of peace and global human security.
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this website provides the key research and action papers from david adams, the director of the united nations international year for the culture of peace (2000), and from the global movement for a culture of peace called for by the un resolution for a culture of peace.
swedish peace agency works to prevent, mitigate, and resolve violent conflict around the world. spa does this by engaging directly in conflict zones and by providing analysis, education, and resources to those working for peace. working to ensure that all development finance institutions respect human rights. we strive to bring more coordination to a global movement led by communities and supported by civil society organizations.
the concord-carlisle human rights council is a community organization of volunteers working together to foster respect, understanding, good will, and conciliation among individuals and groups in the community. it is dedicated to the belief that all people are entitled to dignity and respect. the role of the human rights council is one of education and advocacy.
global issues : social, political, economic and environmental issues that affect us all — global issues
globalissues.org provides insights into global issues that may be misrepresented but are all closely related. list of topics covered include social, political, economic and environmental issues, including human rights, economy, trade, globalization, poverty, environment and health related issues.
adolescent girls living in poverty are the most powerful force for change on the planet. by investing in girls you can break the inter-generational cycle of poverty. girls need five things to achieve this: education, safety, health, economic security, and voice and rights.
cchr is a leading non-aligned, independent, non-governmental organization that works to promote and protect democracy and respect for human rights primarily civil and political rights - in cambodia. we empower civil society to claim its rights and drive change; and through detailed research and analysis we develop innovative policy, and advocate for its implementation.
peace prayer bowls - give a gift or award dedicated to peace awareness
the peace prayer bowl is dedicated to creating peace awareness, supporting human rights and fair trade. these beautiful gifting bowls are perfect as peace awards for peace activists or blessing bowls for those who want to eat in peace.
welcome to developmenteducation.ie. this website is a development and human rights education resource maintained by a consortium of organisations based in ireland, including: 80:20 educating & acting for a better world, aidlink, concern worldwide, irish aid, self-help africa.
creating sustainable businesses – transforming lives | village enterprise
village enterprise's mission is to equip people living in extreme poverty with resources to create sustainable businesses. our vision is a world free of extreme poverty and chronic hunger, where people have the economic means to sustain their families.
peace development fund | the peace development fund works to build the capacity of community-based organizations through grants, training, and other resources as partners in human rights and social justice movements.
pdf helps build the capacity of community-based organizations through grants, training and other resources as partners in the human rights and social justice movements.
since a military dictatorship led by commodore frank bainimarama seized power of the south pacific island nation in 2006, human and workers\' rights have been under attack. join the international call for change today and help the people of fiji get their paradise back.
the human rights law network (hrln) is a collective of lawyers and social activists dedicated to the use of the legal system to advance human rights, struggle against violations, and ensure access to justice for all. a not-for-profit, non-governmental organisation, hrln defines rights to include civil and political rights as well as economic, social, cultural and environmental rights. we believe human rights are universal and indivisible, and their realisation is an immediate goal. human rights law network (hrln) is a division of the socio-legal information centre (slic). slic is a non-profit legal aid and educational organization, registered under the registration of societies act, 1860, indian public trust act, 1950 and the foreign contributions (regulation) act, 1976.
human rights monitor is an independent, non-profit organization focused on defending and protecting human rights for all individuals with no discrimination based on ethnic, religion, origin, political opinion, colour, sex or race.
corpsafrica is a 501(c)3 organization with the mission of providing an opportunity for africans to serve as "peace corps" volunteers in their own countries and drive solutions to poverty and empower communities, all at a grassroot level.
learn about worldaudit.org, the world democracy audit, corruption, press freedom, the rule of law, human rights, and political rights. we examine the human condition. we monitor human rights online. we provide news, links and e-commerce facilities for human rights publications.
the world ywca is a global network of women and girls working for justice, peace, health, human dignity, freedom and care for the environment in 122 countries worldwide. it has been at the forefront of empowering women and girls for 150 years, and today reaches 25 million people in 22, 000 local communities.
peace action new york state | peace demands action
peace action is dedicated to promoting the non-violent resolution of conflict, the abolition of nuclear weapons, halting the global spread of conventional arms, building a human rights culture and supporting human needs instead of militarism.
centhra | centre for human rights research and advocacy
centhra is a community of human rights defenders consists of researchers, activists, supporters and donors committed to promoting human rights, dignity, quality of life and sustainability in malaysia and around the world through multidimensional human rights research and advocacy programmes. we strive to meet our goals through participatory research, deliberative dialogue, educational outreach, public debate, grass-root engagement and policy consultation with various groups of human rights stakeholders at the local, national, regional and international levels. centhra aims to contribute an active role in shaping the 21st century human rights understanding and practice as well as in encountering the contemporary human rights challenges by embarking on advanced and critical research and advocacy programmes in the different areas of human rights issues. we make our work available on-line, in electronic formats and in prints such as reports, monographs, books and pamphlets. we intend to m
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cahr, centre for architecture and human rights, focus on cultural rights, land rights, rights of access, rights of migrant workers, protection from forced evictions and development-induced displacement through education, research, building, planning
dr. shashi tharoor is an author, united nations peace-keeper, refugee worker, human rights activist, minister of state for human resources development, an elected member of the indian parliament from the thiruvananthapuram constituency in kerala and a former minister of state for external affairs, dr. shashi tharoor straddles several worlds of experience. born in london in 1956, dr. tharoor was educated in india and the united states.
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fscn is a ngo working on socio-economic development and human rights in nepal. fscn aims to fight against poverty and injustice through empowerment of the poor & marginalized people. registered under lalitpur district administration office in 1991. chair person mr. surya bahadur thapa.person mr. surya bahadur thapa.
village earth | sustainable international development training programmes, appropriate technology library
village earth supports grassroots organizations in places like the peruvian amazon, cambodia, and the pine ridge reservation in south dakota, by providing training to individuals and organizations that work with the grassroots, by providing technical support, information, and resources needed by grassroots organizations to develop and carry-out their own strategies for social change and by building international networks of allies and resources in support of marginalized communities.
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landesa partners with governments and local ngos to ensure the world's poorest families have secure land rights, which develops sustainable economic growth and improves education, nutrition, and conservation
equality and diversity forum | equality and diversity forum
the equality and diversity forum (edf) is a network of national organisations committed to equal opportunities, social justice, good community relations, respect for human rights and an end to discrimination based on age, disability, gender and gender identity, race, religion or belief, and sexual orientation.
migrant forum in asia (mfa) believes that migrants' rights are human rights. documented or undocumented, irrespective of race, gender, class, age and religious belief, migrant workers' rights are guaranteed by the un declaration of human rights, the un convention on the protection of rights of all migrant workers and members of their families and other international conventions.
geneva institute for human rights is a non-profit, independent, international, non-governmental organisation. it works closely with the dissemination and training on human rights mechanisms and aims at affecting change.
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peacekids.org - a project of the people for peace project. featuring more than 3000 free printable resources on more than 60 social issues for kids that want to make a difference. do one thing for a better world - every act of compassion makes a difference! join a peacekids club. portraits of heroes for a peaceful world are included for illustration purposes only. no celebrity endorsement is implied.
learn about youth for human rights: watch videos and read articles for education on the united nations declaration of human rights including public service messages on issues of abuse and violations of law.
international center for human rights (ichr) is a non-governmental, non-profit international organization dedicated to promoting and defending human rights and democratic values. our goal is to secure a peaceful and equitable life for members of the society.
caritas australia - international aid organisation helping to end poverty so the worlds poor wont need to rely on charity
international aid and development agency. we help end poverty, promote justice and uphold dignity so the worlds poor wont need to rely on charity. our organisation delivers emergency relief and sustainable community development programs across africa, asia, indigenous australia, latin america and the pacific.
the lada group of companies currently acts as a multidisciplinary consultancy company that privileges the interface between law and development. our brand is the development of innovative and comprehensive solutions to complex problems of development policy management
the institute for human rights and business (ihrb) is a global centre of excellence and expertise (a think & do tank) on the relationship between business and internationally recognised human rights standards.
we want an inclusive european society based on freedom, equality, solidarity and diversity. our meps fight for social justice, jobs and growth, consumer rights, sustainable development, financial market reform and human rights.
nineismine- childrens advocacy campaign to end poverty | nineismine is a childrens advocacy campaign that attempts to give children creative platforms to engage with governments towards fullfilling promises linked to ending poverty and exclusion as committed by the u. n. millennium declaration
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robert f. kennedy center for justice & human rights - la casa dei diritti umani | robert f. kennedy europe | robert f. kennedy center for justice & human rights
the robert f. kennedy center for justice and human rights is a leading international human rights organization whose core programs work together to help realize robert kennedy’s dream of a more just and peaceful world.
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peacetopia - imagine a more peaceful, just and sustainable world. together we can create a better world. peacetopia.com - helping the world imagine peace on earth. cultureofpeace.com - more than 2000 free printable resources to inspire and empower the global movement for a culture of peace. these resources address more than 60 social issues, and revolve around a calendar of more than 80 action days for a culture of peace dealing with these social issues. all free resources created by robert alan silverstein unless otherwise noted. may be distribtued freely for non-commercial uses only.
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centre for civil and political rights | human rights
the centre for civil and political rights envisions the full and universal realisation of the rights proclaimed in the international covenant on civil and political rights (iccpr) and its 2 optional protocols.
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liberation learning is respect-centred education that empowers and honours all children. in this approach, children are recognized as powerful contributors to their communities and as cultural producers. at the heart of liberation learning are the human rights values of unconditional respect, universal dignity, and shared responsibility.
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foundation for sustainable development (fsd) offers 4-52 week internship and volunteer programs in developing countries for students and professionals. together, we provide capacity building and resources to community-based organizations throughout the developing world.
iwgia aims to endorse and promote indigenous peoples' right to self-determination, their cultural integrity and their right to development on their own conditions. iwgia work includes human rights advocacy, research, documentation and project support.
human rights defence is a non-profit organisation focusing on human rights issues around the world; our mission is to support victims and activists through an on-line community, offering legal advice, and creating public awareness in order to uphold political freedom and prevent inhumane conduct.
mastroe is a charitable organisation that uses a combination of work based training and social enterprise to empower, develop, employ and create other opportunities for the marginalised and long term unemployed.
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national radio project / making contact : social justice radio
we produce radio about social justice issues as they relate to agriculture, food, civil liberties, globalization, economy, education, environmental justice, gay, lesbian, lgbt, healthcare, human rights, immigration, indigenous, labor, war, peace, native, activism, prison, police, race, foreign, welfare, women and youth.
navsarjan is the largest dalit organization in gujarat, and one of the most effective in india. it is active in more than 3, 000 villages, as well as in the cities. our mission is to eliminate discrimination based on untouchability practices; ensure equality of status and opportunities for all, regardless of caste, class or gender; and to ensure the rule of law.
karamah muslim women lawyers for human rights, is a u.s.-based non-profit organization that works through education, legal outreach and advocacy to generate understanding and promote human rights worldwide, particularly the rights of muslim women under islamic and civil law.
tillers international strives toward sustainable agriculture and international development by studying, preserving and teaching historical and adapted small farm skills such as animal-powered farming, blacksmithing and woodworking. tillers believes that self-reliance, technical competence and resource conservation will yield plentiful food, human dignity, sustainable prosperity and world peace. tillers is a program of rural futures international, a michigan non-profit corporation.
the rocky mountain peace and justice center (rmpjc), located in boulder, co. our mission: rooted in the spirit of unconditional nonviolence, the rocky mountain peace and justice center is dedicated to progressive personal and social change. we are a multi-issue organization that works to restore and protect earth and human rights. we educate, organize, act and build community in order to create a culture of justice and peace.
international justice resource center | international justice resource center
ijrc provides principal services to victims and advocates seeking to better understand, or more effectively engage with, human rights protections, such as providing timely information and analysis on developments in international law and human rights conditions, explaining human rights law and the bodies that enforce it, guiding visitors to the most useful research tools, and advising victims and advocates through our unique publications and educational videos.
oxfam canada | ending global poverty begins with women's rights
oxfam canada is part of a global aid and development organization that works with partners around the world. our goal is to work toward ending global poverty, achieving gender justice and ending violence against women.
doonething.org is a project of the emily fund, a nonprofit organization created to continue emily rachel silverstein's legacy of hope in action for a better world. every act of compassion makes a difference because although none of us alone can change the world, together we make a world of difference. do one thing for a better world.
the leadership conference on civil and human rights
the leadership conference on civil and human rights is a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 200 national organizations to promote and protect the civil and human rights of all persons in the united states.
grassroots international works to create a just and sustainable world by building alliances with progressive movements. our primary focus is on land, water and food as human rights and nourishing the political struggle necessary to achieve these rights.
grassroots international works to create a just and sustainable world by building alliances with progressive movements. our primary focus is on land, water and food as human rights and nourishing the political struggle necessary to achieve these rights.
head strive to work with the most vulnerable individuals, households and communities through contributing to sustainable human development, facilitating the resources necessary so that the most disadvantaged communities can strengthen their capacities and create opportunities to improve their living conditions, and reducing the causes of poverty and inequality.,
home | foundation for global collaboration and peace
fgcnp (fgc+p) is the resource center for participatory peace, where you can learn universal human commonalities, connect with people and peace ngos, share your experience and participate in peace building.
the united human rights council | educate yourself & others to bring change in the world
the united human rights council is a human rights website has information on the armenian genocide, rwandan genocide, sudanese (darfur) genocide and other crimes against humanity. it also has articles on various human and civil rights violations such as kurdish minority rights in turkey to domestic violence in armenia and child soldiering in uganda.
the evens foundation initiates and supports sustainable projects that contribute to respect for the cultural and social diversity of europe, in the fields of sustainable peacebuilding in europe, peace education, media education.
art works projects provides visual advocacy tools which bring international awareness to human rights crises. conceptualized and created in conjunction with long established humanitarian and human rights advocacy organizations, these art and design exhibitions, books, recordings, films, and other media provide opportunities for large numbers of the general population to engage in ending major rights violations.
chf (formerly canadian hunger foundation) is a non-profit organization dedicated to enabling poor rural communities in developing countries to attain sustainable livelihoods. as partners in rural development, chf has been unwavering in its mission to address the persistent cycle of rural global poverty.
council for global equality, the council for global equality brings together international human rights activists, foreign policy experts, lgbt leaders, philanthropists and corporate officials to encourage a clearer and stronger american voice on human rights concerns impacting lgbt communities around the world.
ndlink is an information and communications platform aimed at leveraging the power of the internet to unite stakeholders in the region and to encourage partnerships in the niger delta in order to close the existing communication gap and improve information sharing for niger delta development
mariposa dr foundation | empowering and educating young women to create community based solutions to end poverty.
the mariposa dr foundation's vision is to create a holistic girls’ education program that can be adopted around the world. the mariposa dr foundation is a u.s. 501(c)3 and dominican not-for-profitorganization that educates and empowers girls to create sustainable solutionsto end generational poverty. founded by a group of caring volunteers and children who were inspired by the urgent need for community-based solutions to end poverty. our mission is to educate and empower girls to create sustainable solutions to end generational poverty.
the missionary oblates of mary immaculate's justice, peace, and integrity of creation effort is a global initiative to promote justice, equality, peace, and a clean and sustainable environment for all.
brandeis center - the louis d. brandeis center for human rights under law
the louis d. brandeis center for human rights under law is an independent, unaffiliated, nonprofit corporation established to advance the civil and human rights of the jewish people and promote justice for all. ldb conducts research, education, and advocacy to combat the resurgence of anti-semitism on college and university campuses.
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the myanmar centre for responsible business is a new initiative to encourage responsible business activities throughout myanmar. the centre is a joint initiative of the institute for human rights and business (ihrb) and the danish institute for human rights (dihr).
the global women leadership network (gwln) mission is to ignite a new future for humanity by liberating leaders to bring us all to a world built upon human rights and gender equality, sustainable development, and global integrity.
laboratory to combat human trafficking | denver, colorado
the laboratory to combat human trafficking (lcht) is a colorado-based nonprofit organization dedicated to combating human trafficking at a local and global level through community-based research, training and education, leadership development, and intentional collaboration.
outright action international | human rights for lgbtiq people everywhere
outright action international is a leading international human rights organization dedicated to improving the lives of people who experience discrimination or abuse on the basis of their sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
escdev, european center for sustainable development, is an international, cross-disciplinary center covering all aspects of the environmental impacts of socio-economic development, founded in rome on february 10, 2010.
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living heritage trust voluntary service organisation
living heritage trust of sri lanka: activities of the national voluntary service organization including sustainable development, cultural sanctuaries, zones of peace, volunteer teaching, and 'green' investment to preserve and promote tradition as a source of wealth generation.
china aid is an international non-profit christian human rights organization committed to promoting religious freedom and rule of law in china. we believe that religious freedom is the first freedom, which lays the foundation for all other basic human rights.
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"nothing about us without us" "do not take the decision to concern us without us" this is the slogan adopted by the forum as an association concerned with human rights in general and the rights of persons with disabilities in particular. in 1986, the issue of disability gathered a group of persons with disabilities and their friends, believed that living decently is the right of every human being, and that the rights and duties which are the base must be paramount.
eurochild is a network of organisations and individuals working in and across europe to promote the rights and well-being of children and young people. our vision is of a society where children and young people grow up happy, healthy and confident and respected as individuals in their own right. ur mission is to promote the rights and well-being of children in policy and practice through advocacy, membership exchange and research. our work is underpinned by the united nations convention on the rights of the child (uncrc). an international human rights treaty that grants all children and young people a comprehensive set of rights. the network is co-funded by the european union’s programme for employment and social innovation (easi). a financing instrument at eu level which promotes, amongst others, combating social exclusion & poverty. eurochild has 184 members, of which 136 are full members, 46 associate members and 2 honorary, in 33 european countries. 18 national networks of chi
global daily is your online community resource for all up-to-date content about the sustainable development goals (sdgs) from sources and organisations around the globe. it features tools and information such as expert articles, blogs and resources that make it easy to understand and share the progress of the sdgs.
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