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AVAAZ.org is an international civic organization that promotes political action on issues such as climate change, human rights, and religious conflicts. Its stated mission is to “ensure that the views and values of the world’s people inform global decision-making.” The organization operates in thirteen languages, and claims more than one million members from every country in the world … (full text).

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Our mission: As major new challenges like climate change and escalating religious conflict threaten our common future, people from around the world are coming together to take global politics into their own hands. Avaaz.org (Our name means “Voice” or “Song” in several languages including Hindi, Urdu, Farsi, Nepalese, Dari, Turkish, and Bosnian) is a community of global citizens who take action on the major issues facing the world today. Our aim is to ensure that the views and values of the world’s people – and not just political elites and unaccountable corporations – shape global decisions. Avaaz.org members are taking action for a more just and peaceful world and a vision of globalization with a human face … (full text).

… Using the latest technology, Avaaz.org empowers ordinary people from every corner of the globe to directly contact key global decision-makers, corporations and the media. By signing up to receive updates from Avaaz.org, members receive emails and text messages alerting them to new campaigns and opportunities to act online and offline, and to make a real difference on pressing global issues … (full text).

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