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Transmission Rebuilders Network Worldwide TRNW

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The Transmission Rebuilders Network Worldwide, is an International network of transmission professionals … (about /Company Profile).

Homepage;
Join (Form); Membership Tour; Testimonials; Bulletin Board; Shop Locator; Links;
Contact.

About /Company Profile: … This network interacts on every aspect of a transmission shop. Topics of discussion include;  Continue Reading…

crimspace

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the criminology and criminal justice network

What this space is. Crimspace is a multidimensional online network for the criminology and criminal justice academic communities. The site is open to anyone studying or researching in criminology, criminal justice, juvenile justice, policing, forensics, interpersonal and domestic violence and the many other fields in criminology and criminal justice. Sponsored by SAGE, a leading publisher of books and journals in criminology and criminal justice, the site is created for students and researchers to network and share research, resources and debates. Crimspace users have free access to selected journal articles, book chapters, etc which highlight emerging topics in the field … (about this space 1/2).

Homepage;
Call for Papers; Community; Content; Groups; Teaching, Learning; Events; FAQs; Jobs; Links; Journals, Books; Blogs;
Contacts/About us.

About this space 2/2: … What you can do here: Start by creating your own page with your profile, research interests, podcasts, videos and widgets. Continue Reading…

Robinson Rojas Archive

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  • Los archivos de Robinson Rojas: La economía política del desarrollo. Creado y administrado por Dr. Róbinson Rojas , este sitio académico promueve excelencia en la enseñanza y la investigación de la economía y del desarrollo sustentable, y en los procesos de descripción, comprensión, explicación y teorización.
  • The Robinson Rojas Archive: Created and managed by Dr. Róbinson Rojas, this academic site promotes excellence in teaching and researching economics and sustainable development, and the advancing of describing, understanding, explaining and theorizing – The political economy of development.
  • Les archives de Robinson Rojas: L’économie politique du développement, Créé et administré par Dr. Róbinson Rojas, ce site scientifique promeut l’excellence dans l’enseignement et la recherche en économie et développement, ainsi que dans le processus de description, comprehension, explication et la théorisation.

The Robinson Rojas Archive/The political economy of development;
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About us: PFPC hosts papers and articles discussing the worldwide political, economic, ideological, social and environmental consequences Continue Reading…

Social Work Search Engine

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Welcome to Social Work Search! Social Work Search has been online since 1996 providing a number of free services to the Social Work and related professions. Social Work Search is also the largest online database of Social Work and related field websites. You can browse websites by category or keyword(s) … (full text Homepage).

Webring; Top 50; Most popular; News; Request changes; Link to us; Add a job posting; Add a website;
Contact online.

About 2/2: In early 1995 Tom Cleereman’s Social Work Site was created. The founder, Thomas Cleereman, MSW created the website to provide information and links to other websites of interest to social workers and other helping professionals.  Continue Reading…

Transform!Europe

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european network for alternative thinking and political dialogue

Transform! is a network of mainly European organizations in the field of political education and critical scientific analysis. This collaboration of independent non-profit organizations, institutes, foundations and people means to utilize their work to contribute to a peaceful statelihood and to a transformation of the present world … (about 1/2).

Homepage; Sitemap;
Articles; Newsletter; Journal Transform!Europe; Network; Projects; Events; Links;
Address: transform!europe, Gußhausstrasse 14/3, A-1040 Wien, Austria;
Contact.

About 2/2: … Overcoming war, dominance of capital, social injustice, patriarchy, imperial rule and militarism as well as racism, working towards the establishment of an association …   Continue Reading…

PhiloSophos.com

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Linked on our blogs with Philosophy for Younger People: a Polemic, with International Society For Philosophers ISFP, and with PHILO – ACTION, POUR PENSER ET CHANGER L’ECOLE.

Welcome to PhiloSophos! open learning resources, advice and inspiration for students at university, on distance learning programs & college correspondence courses in philosophy. (Homepage).

Connections
; Articles; Knowledge Base; Programs; Philosophy Lovers; Pathway websites;
Contact /Subscribe.

Using the PhiloSophos Knowledge Base (scroll down): Ask a Philosopher was added to the Pathways site in July 1999.  Continue Reading…

Understanding the world today

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A web site of The Global Social Change Research Project

  • This project was created by Gene Shackman, Applied Sociologist.
  • The social change site is an ICAAP supported site.
  • Goal: Bring together knowledge of our social, political and economic world. Where we are, how we got here, and where we are going. A solid understanding of the world is the first step for improving living conditions of all people throughout the world. (Homepage).

WHO WE ARE;
What’s new; Reports; Basic Guides; Data Sets; Free Data; Presentations; Theories; Research; Progress; Critical Topics; Free resources /Methods;
Contact.

How societies change over time /Introduction: This project examines the ways in which societies change over time.  Continue Reading…

MORESS – Mapping of Research in European Social Sciences and Humanities

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The project MORESS (”Mapping of Research in European Social Sciences and Humanities”) is an important contribution to the endeavour to establish a European Research Area in the social sciences and humanities. It has been conceived, organized and coordinated by the European University Association EUA with the aim to improve access to information on research in social sciences and humanities. Through bringing together multiple sources of information in Europe into an integrated structure, MORESS aims to provide useful tools for interested researchers and decision-makers, and to enhance the future quality of European research. (full text Homepage).

European Databases; Partners;
Addresses: MORESS, c/o EUA-European University Association, Rue d’Egmont 13, 1000 Brussels, Belgium;
or: MORESS, c/o Social Science Information Centre (IZ), Lennestr. 30, 53113 Bonn, Germany;
Contacts.

MORESS the project: The project MORESS (”Mapping of Research in European Social Sciences and Humanities”) is an important contribution to the endeavour to establish a European Research Area in the social sciences and humanities. Continue Reading…

Social Watch

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poverty and gender situation in the world – also in french and spanish

“Social Watch is an international network of citizens’ organizations in the struggle to eradicate poverty and the causes of poverty, to end all forms of discrimination and racism, to ensure an equitable distribution of wealth and the realization of human rights. We are committed to peace, social, economic, environment and gender justice, and we emphasize the right of all people not to be poor … (about 1/2).

Homepage;
Panel; Press releases; MDGs; Bridging Chasm; Financial Crisis; Statement; History; Social Watch Report 2010 online;
Main Address: Social Watch, 18 de Julio 1077/902, Montevideo 11100, Uruguay;
Regional Addresses with Contacts: see for each country on NATIONAL FOCAL POINTS;
Contact online.

About 2/2: … Social Watch holds governments, the UN system and international organizations accountable for the fulfilment of national, regional and international commitments to eradicate poverty. Continue Reading…

New Economy Network NEN

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toward an economy that sustains people and the planet

Linked with New Economy Movement, with CSR in a season of economic downturn, with Assata Shakur Forums,with New Economics Foundation NEF, and with Emergence Collective.

Who we are: The New Economy Network is a network of individuals and organizations interacting and collaborating within a broad framework of shared objectives. It is an ecumenical endeavor open to many perspectives and ideas. We are oriented toward finding solutions, not placing blame. What brings us together as a group, and what defines our activities as a group, is our shared commitment to collaborative action, systemic change, diversity of perspective and mutual learning … (about 1/2).

Homepage;
Membership; Working Groups; Events, Actions; History, Structure; Charter; Newsletter; Get involved;
Contact online.

About 2/2 … /Why We Have Come Together:  Continue Reading…

AlertNet

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alerting humanitarians to emergencies – Linked on our blogs with Big Bank spend aid billions but neglect poverty, warns report, with Thomson Reuters Foundation website, and with Christian Aid UK.

  • Reuters AlertNet is a humanitarian news network based around a popular website.
  • It aims to keep relief professionals and the wider public up-to-date on humanitarian crises around the globe.
  • AlertNet attracts upwards of ten million users a year, has a network of 400 contributing humanitarian organizations and its weekly email digest is received by more than 26,000 readers.
  • It was started in 1997 by Reuters Foundation – an educational and humanitarian trust – to place Reuters’ core skills of speed, accuracy and freedom from bias at the service of the humanitarian community … (about 1/2).

Homepage;
Alerts; Topics; News; Tools; Maps; Partners; Jobs;
Address: Reuters AlertNet, 30 South Colonnade, London E14 4EP, UK;
Contact.

About 2/2: … AlertNet has won a Popular Communication award for technological innovation, a NetMedia European Online Journalism Award for its coverage of natural disasters and has been named a Millennium Product by the British Government — an award for outstanding applications of innovative technologies.  Continue Reading…

Impact Alliance IA

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also in french and spanish

The Impact Alliance is a global action and learning network committed to strengthening the capacity of individuals and organizations to generate deep impact within the communities they serve.  We do this through assisting our members to improve the quality, scale and social impact of their services and programs … (about 1/2).

english Homepage; Sitemap;
News; Initiatives; Events; Resources; Members; Groups; Join;
Address: Impact Alliance Secretariat, 1200 18th Street NW, Suite 350, Washington, DC 20036, USA;
Contact.

About 2/2: … Our mission is to inspire, inform, and improve practice and performance within organizations leading to the reduction of poverty and the achievement of sustainable livelihoods.  Continue Reading…

Women In Development Europe WIDE

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a network globalising gender equality and social justice – also in french and spanish

  • Women In Development Europe (WIDE) is a European feminist network of women’s organisations, development NGOs, gender specialists and women’s rights activists.
  • WIDE monitors and influences international economic and development policy and practice from a feminist perspective.
  • … (full text about).

Homepage;
Main activities; Membership; Forum; Annual conferences; Join; Publications; Press; Newsletter;
Address: WIDE, Rue Hobbema 59, 1000 Brussels, Belgium;
Contact.

Vision, Mission: Women in Development Europe (WIDE) strives for a world based on gender equality and social justice that ensures equal rights for all, as well as equal access to resources and opportunities in all spheres of political, social and economic life. Continue Reading…

Conservation Council of South Australia CCSA

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With participation to the Mount Lofty Ranges, Southern Emu-wren and Fleurieu Peninsula Swamp Recovery Program.
Linked with Conservation Council of Western Australia Inc.

The Conservation Council of South Australia is an umbrella organisation representing over 50 member groups whose main purpose is conservation and protection of the environment. Combined, these groups represent over 60,000 South Australians. CCSA is an independent, non profit and strictly non party political organisation funded by donations, grants and support from the Community … (about 1/2).

Homepage with links to Issues;
Publications; Media; Submissions; Can we help; Join, support; Volunteering;
Address: , Level 1, 157 Franklin St, Adelaide, South Australia, 5000;
Contact.

About 2/2: … We do our part by championing the environment and the people who care about it. Continue Reading…

Conservation Council of Western Australia Inc.

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Linked with Conservation Council of South Australia CCSA.

The Conservation Council of WA is the state’s peak non-government environment organisation — a voice for the environment since 1967 … (about 1/2).

Homepage;
Issues/Projects; Campaigns; Media; Library; Get involved; Support us;
Address: Conservation Council of Western Australia, City West Lotteries House 2 Delhi Street, West Perth, Western Australia, 6005;
Contact.

About 2/2: … Who we are: The Conservation Council of WA was formed in 1967 by four community conservation groups – WA Naturalists Club, The Tree Society, The Wildflower Society (WA) and the Kings Park and Swan River Society in response to rapid development in mining, agricultural expansion, power lines and roads leading to a noticeable loss of our natural heritage. Continue Reading…

International Network of Engineers and Scientists’ Project on Ethics INESPE

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A one page website – with links to past Symposia/Courses and Publications by Antje Bultmann and Tom Børsen Hansen – Linked on our blogs with INES, and with INESAP.

INESPE is a registred project under International Network of Engineers and Scientists for global repsonsibility INES.

  • The INESPE network is lead by Ph.D. Tom Børsen, an Associate Professor at Department of Education, Learning and Philosophy at Copenhagen Institute of Technology.
  • INESPE is an international research network on science, engineering, and technology ethics. The network has as its purpose to undertake research and teaching activities in that area on an international level in collaboration with relevant partners. Our activities fall in three categories.

INESPE:

  • organizes symposia and lectures on ethical issues related to the practise and teaching of modern technoscience,
  • offers international and transdisciplinary PhD courses on techno-scientific ethics, and
  • does consultancy work on ethical issues related to the scientific and technological development and practise.

Homepage and Contact. – Link to SINAPSE, a web communication platform.

International Network for Engineers and Scientists against Proliferation INESAP

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Linked on our blogs with  INES, and with INESPE.

  • INESAP is the International Network of Engineers and Scientists Against Proliferation and was founded in 1993. It is a non-profit, non-governmental network organization with participants from all over the world.
  • INESAP is part of the world-wide activities of the International Network of Engineers and Scientists for Global Responsibility (INES), which currently comprises more than 60 organizations from 25 countries. INES is a UN accredited NGO … (full text What is INESAP).

Homepage and News;
Bulletins; Publications;
Meetings;
Discussion List;
Membership;
Address: INESAP, c/o IANUS Darmstadt University of Technology, Alexanderstraße 35-37, Geb. S3/04, D-64289 Darmstadt, Germany;
Contact.

Projects: Currently, INESAP focuses on the following issues:  Continue Reading…

International Network for Engineers and Scientists for Global Responsibility INES

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Linked on our blogs with INESAP, and with INESPE .

  • The International Network of Engineers and Scientists for Global Responsibility (INES) is an independent non-profit organisation committed to influencing the role and the impact that science and technology have on society.
  • INES efforts focus on disarmament and international peace; ethics in science; responsibilities of scientists and the responsible use of science and technology;just and sustainable development.
  • INES was founded in 1991 in Berlin at the international congress “Challenges – Science and Peace in a Rapidly Changing Environment“ and has become a network of over 200 organisations and individual members … (what is INES 1/2).

Homepage;
Events 2010; Campaigns; News 2010; Peace … ; Energy; Education; Member orgs; Links;
Address: INES, Schützenstr. 6a, D-10117 Berlin, Germany;
Contact.

What is INES 2/2: … Innovative Reorganisation: A thorough reorientation of science and technology is necessarily based on integrated system approaches and the acceptance that science can never claim to fully tackle all aspects of reality. Only through innovative reorganisation and public accountability can the scientific and engineering communities meet their obligation to contribute to a sustainable future. Continue Reading…

Parliamentary Network for Nuclear Disarmament PNND

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Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament (PNND) is a global network of over 700 parliamentarians from more than 75 countries working to prevent nuclear proliferation and achieve nuclear disarmament. Membership is open to current members of legislatures and parliaments at state, federal, national and regional levels … (full text Homepage).

People of PNND; Docs; News; Events; Join; Newsletter in many languages; History; Donate;
Addresses (1 of 7 chapters): Aotearoa-New Zealand, Program Office, Alyn Ware, Global Coordinator, PO Box 24-429, Manners Street, Wellington, Aotearoa-New Zealand;
Contacts.

About: Mission: Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament is a network dedicated to providing parliamentarians worldwide with up to date information on nuclear weapons policies and to helping parliamentarians become engaged in nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament initiatives.  Continue Reading…

Verdurez

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First Unique Social Networking Site for Indians aged 55 Years and Above Living in India and Abroad

The name Verdurez  has been chosen from the noun verdure which means greenness, especially of fresh, flourishing vegetation, freshness in general; flourishing condition; vigour. We passionately believe that life doesn’t come to a slow grinding halt as you get older. Au contraire, a new phase in life begins which can flourish with vigour and freshness … (full text about).

Welcome Page;
Senior Indian Groups; Join /register; Indian Senior Citizen Resources; Media; Links; FAQs;
Address: Verdurez.com, 67 Moreland Court, London, NW2 2TN, United Kingdom;
Contact.

Networking For Older Indians, Social Networking Website India: Social networking websites have exploded in popularity in recent years, starting with younger people connecting with other kids on the Internet. Now, the trend has expanded to include technology savvy older Indians. At Verdurez, we offer a unique networking opportunity for older Indians to meet other people, join a group, build a network of friends or even find a job.  Continue Reading…

Economic Justice Network Lesotho EJNL

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The Economic Justice Network Lesotho [EJNL] is an alliance of diverse independent and voluntary organizations (Non-Governmental Organizations, Community Based Organizations, Trade Unions and their Networks, Faith-Based Organizations, representatives of media which have activities in the field of economic governance etc). It unites civil society in the common pursuit of the right to economic justice for all, with emphasis on advocacy of socio-economic, environmental and cultural rights of all Basotho, SADC, Africa and Global Citizens. (Homepage /Introduction).

Programmes; Macroeconomic Policies; Members; Publications; SASF; Links; events: right column;
Address: Head Office EJNL, Maseru, Moshoeshoe Road P.O. Box 0523, Maseru West 105, Lesoto;
Contacts.

About: MISSION: The Mission of the Economic Justice Network Lesotho may be expressed through various means including:   Continue Reading…

Siyanda

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mainstreaming gender equality – Siyanda means “we are growing” (isiZulu).

Linked on our blogs with Bridge.

  • Siyanda is an on-line database of gender and development materials from around the world. It is also an interactive space where gender practitioners can share ideas, experiences and resources. (Homepage).
  • Aims and Objectives: Siyanda aims to be an ever growing resource to support practitioners in implementing gender programmes and in mainstreaming gender equality concerns, whether they are gender specialists or not. (about 1/2).

Homepage;
Search for experts and consultants; Contribute; Subscribe newsletter; Help; Feedback;
Address: (hosted by) Bridge, Institute of Development Studies IDS, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9RE, UK;
Contact Person: For more information on Siyanda or on how to contribute to the website please contact the website manager by e-mail.

About:  … Our main objectives are:

  • - Presenting short summaries of on-line work to save busy practitioners time in searching for relevant information.
  • - Enabling users to download full-length materials quickly and easily, free of charge.
  • - Facilitating a culture of sharing information and materials on gender and development among people working in this field.
  • - Working with partner organisations across the world to build an online space that reflects their interests and needs and that connects them with like-minded colleagues.

BRIDGE and the IAC: Siyanda is hosted by BRIDGE – the gender and development research and information service located at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) (in the United Kingdom). BRIDGE is one of a family of knowledge services from IDS.

Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament CND

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CND is a network of regional organisations, local groups and individual members, covering the whole of Britain. CND has a national office in London, regional offices in several major English cities, and independent Scottish CND, Irish CND and CND Cymru organisations. There are also specialist groups like Youth & Student CND, Student CND, Christian CND, and Labour CND. Please click Contact Us for all CND contact details … (about 1/2 / full text CND’s structure).

Homepage;
Jobs, Internships; Links; Campaigns: Global abolition, No to Trident, Anti war;
Address: Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, Mordechai Vanunu House, 162 Holloway Road, London, N7 8DQ, UK;
Contact.

About 2/2 /Aims & Policies:   Continue Reading…

Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt and Development ZIMCODD

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investing in people for social and economic justice

Debt is a situation where a person, country or organization owes some money or possessions to another person, country or organization (a creditor).  A country’s debt usually falls in the following categories:

  • Bilateral Debt – debt owed by one government to another;
  • Commercial Debt – debt that is owed to private sector creditors and commercial banks;
  • Domestic Debt – debt owed to creditors resident in the same country as the debtor, and denominated in local currency;
  • External Debt – debt owed to foreign creditors and denominated in foreign currency;
  • Multilateral Debt – debt owed to a consortium of lenders like the World Bank or regional development banks such as the  African Development Bank ADB;
  • Official Debt – debt that is owed to public sector lenders;
  • Publicly Guaranteed Debt – debt originating from loans made to state owned enterprises (parastatals) or private companies, the payment which has been guaranteed by the government of the debtor country.
  • … (full text National Dept Audit).

Homepage and latest news; Sitemap;
Campaigns: Constitutional Reform Campaign; Research: Reports; Gallery; Links;
Addresses (1 of 3): Harare Office, 5 Orkney Road, Eastlea, Harare, or P.O.Box 8840, Harare, Zimbabwe;
Contact.

About Us /Vision/Mission: WHO WE ARE: The Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt and Development, ZIMCODD, is a socio-economic justice coalition established in February 2000 to facilitate citizens’ involvement in making public policy and practice pro-people and sustainable. Continue Reading…

Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space – Space for Peace

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Keeping Space for Peace – Stop the Militarization of Space

The Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space was founded in 1992 by the joint efforts of the Florida Coalition for Peace & Justice (FCPJ); Citizens for Peace in Space (Colorado Springs); and New York-based Journalism professor Karl Grossman. The inaugural meeting of the Global Network (GN) was held in Washington D.C. City Council Chambers … (full text /History).

Homepage;
Reports; Articles/Issues; Literat; SpaceVideos; Music; Board; Calendar; LinksToWebs/Groups/…/Treaties;
Action Menu: Affilates; Membership; WriteMedias; WrtieToThem; WriteCongress; eMailList; Newsletters;
Address: Bruce K. Gagnon, Secretary/Coordinator, Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space, PO Box 65, Brunswick, ME 04011, USA;
International contacts; ContactUs.

Mission /statement of concern: The arms race is moving into space. The U.S. Space Command, headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, has publicly stated that it intends “to control space in order to protect U.S. interests and investments.” It is crucial that the movement to stop this new round in the arms race moves quickly ahead.   Continue Reading…

European Network Against Arms Trade ENAAT

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Linked on our blogs with Campaign Against Arms Trade CAAT.

The countries of Europe are significant arms exporters. The bestseller list includes: British fighter jets, German submarines, French missiles, and Italian small arms. European countries do not only earn money from arms exports. They also support the build up of arms industries in countries in the South by exporting technology and sometimes even whole production lines. Europe is providing loans and export credits to clients of the arms factories. This financial support is given by governments as well as by banks … (full text Homepage).

Country reports; Government reports; EU Docs; Publications; News;

Addresses (1 of  11): ENAAT, Anna Spenglerstraat 71, 1054 NH Amsterdam, The Netherlands NL;
Subscriptions /messages /Contacts by e-mail.

ENAAT network: The European Network Against Arms Trade ENAAT was established in 1984 at an international conference on arms production and military exports. Since this first conference, ENAAT has met in many different European cities, as a guest of the many organisations that participate in the network.   Continue Reading…

Network for Peace NfP

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Network for Peace was set up to continue the work of the National Peace Council, one of the oldest peace organisations in the UK.
NfP is an organisation-based network, most members are groups who are working for peace, disarmament, or similar. Individual members are welcome, but we do not involve ourselves in organising actions or events (apart from our annual meeting – held in the spring) so if you are an individual who wishes to get involved in peace work, you may wish to find out first if there is a group in your area you could join. Feel free to contact NfP for details … (about 1/2).

Homepage;
Membership; Events: diary; Regular; Peace Education; Resourcces; News; Ideas; Links overseas peace orgs; Links others;
Address: Network for Peace, 5 Caledonian Road, London N1 9DY, UK;
Contacts.

About 2/2: …   Our members are wide-ranging; from the religious peace organisations; local and regional CND groups, small local peace groups, larger national campaigning organisations such as Campaign Against Arms Trade, a Development Education Centre, organisations actively working in peace-making initiatives such as Tolerance International and Peace Brigades International, older well-established organisations such as Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom and newly formed groups such as Peace School and Centre of Cultures. Continue Reading…

African Forum and Network on Debt and Development AFRODAD

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(First my comment: I understand it like this: banks have loaned more money than they received by savers: 9/10 of this loaned money is not covered … thus it was always only virtual money, thus it has never to be paid … yes, not paid back, as it never existed before.
We must take the right to state: virtual money is not made to be returned
. Heidi).

Debt remains the key issue for AFRODAD. The experience of the African countries before and during the HIPC process suggests the need for concerted efforts to lobby and advocate not only for management of both the external and internal debt but to also secure that resources are procured and used for the benefit of growth and inclusive development … (Dept 1/2).

Homepage;
Aid; Economic Governance; Publications; Events;
Address: African Forum & Network on Debt & Development, 31 Atkinson Drive, Hillside, HARARE, Zimbabwe;
Contact.

About.

Dept 2/2: Debt relief mechanisms: Debt relief mechanisms including the multilateral debt relief initiative (MDRI) have not offered a lasting solution to the fundamental debt problems in Africa. They have not been sufficient to support the full attainment of the MDGs to which all member states have committed. Continue Reading…

Disabled Peoples’ International DPI

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also in french and spanish – DPI is pleased to announce that we are developing a sixth region within our network – a Region of Arab countries.  Already about ten countries have applied for membership to the new Region, and we anticipate everything being in place within the next 2-3 months

  • Disabled Peoples’ International is a network of national organizations or assemblies of disabled people, established to promote human rights of disabled people through full participation, equalization of opportunity and development.
  • The Goals of DPI: Promote the human rights of disabled persons;
  • Promote economic and social integration of disabled persons;
  • Develop and support organizations of disabled persons. (english Homepage).

Topics; News; Articles; Reports; Constitution; Newsletter; Donations; Links;
Regional websites: Africa, Asia/Pacific, Caribbean, Europe (site not working), Latin America;
Contact: go to search and put contact, you’ll find a hundred (100) different possibilities, belonging to region or topics etc.

Disabled Peoples’ International Seoul Declaration, September 8, 2007: There are no human rights to which persons with disabilities do not lay claim.  Upon this foundational principle at our last World Assembly in Sapporo, Disabled Peoples’ International called upon Member States of the United Nations to adopt of a specific international human rights treaty on the rights of persons with disabilities.   Continue Reading…

CSR Europe – The European business network for CSR

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Corporate Social Responsibility

2010 will be the European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion. Today, 79 million people in Europe live at risk of poverty – 16% of the population. In line with the theme of the Year, many CSR Europe members are addressing poverty and social exclusion issues as part of their CSR strategy, and several collaborative CSR Laboratories have brought together companies and stakeholders to develop joint approaches to combating social exclusion … (Homepage /Businesses combat poverty and social exclusion in Europe).

Governance; GA; Staff; Vacancie; History; Jobs; Activities; Membership; News; Media; Events; FAQs;
Address: CSR Europe, Rue Victor Oudart 7, 1030 Brussels, Belgium;
Contact.

About: CSR Europe is the leading European business network for corporate social responsibility with around 75 multinational corporations and 27 national partner organisations as members. Continue Reading…

Network of African People Living with HIV/AIDS NAP+

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also in french and portuguese

NAP+ is a pan African network of African peoples living with HIV and AIDS. The Network of African People Living with HIV and AIDS (NAP+) was founded in 1994 with the aim to improve the quality of life of African people; men ,women and children living with HIV and AIDS. NAP+’s strategy is to ensure a strong voice of people living with HIV/AIDS and their visibility … (about 1/2 /Introduction).

Homepage;

Activities; Calendar; Docs; Partners; Newsletter; Join us;
Address (1 of 7): NAP+ Central Secretariat, P.O. Box 9389, 00200, Nairobi, Kenya;
Contacts.

About 2/2 /Vision: … NAP+ wants a continent, indeed a world, in which women, men, children and youth living with and affected by HIV and AIDS enjoy dignity, rights, freedoms, opportunities and responsibilities without discrimination. Continue Reading…

Disasters Emergency Committee DEC

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The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) was formed in 1963. We are an umbrella organisation for 13 humanitarian aid agencies. At times of overseas emergency, the DEC brings together a unique alliance of the UK’s aid, corporate, public and broadcasting sectors to rally the nation’s compassion, and ensure that funds raised go to DEC agencies best placed to deliver effective and timely relief to people most in need … (full text who we are).

Homepage; Sitemap;
The 13 DEC members; How to help; Mission; How we work; Criteria; Latest Appeal; Darfur and Chad; Donate; FAQs;
Address: DEC Secretariat, 1st Floor, 43 Chalton Street, London NW1 1DU, UK;
Contacts.

How we work: The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) was formed in 1963. The DEC unites 13 of the UK’s humanitarian agencies in their efforts to raise income through media appeals to provide humanitarian emergency relief and alleviate the suffering of people affected by major disasters overseas.   Continue Reading…

European Network on Dept and Development EURODAD

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also in french and spanish – Read also on our blogs: … and specially this publication.

Picked up on Weitzenegger’s Website for International Development Cooperation, and its Newsletters.

EURODAD (European Network on Debt and Development) is a network of 59 non-governmental organisations NGOs from 18 European countries working on issues related to debt, development finance and poverty reduction. The Eurodad network offers a great platform for exploring issues, collecting intelligence and ideas, and undertaking collective advocacy … (about 1/2).

Homepage and News;
Dept overview; Multilateral dept; Billateral dept; Illegitimate dept; Aid overview; Poverty analysis and strategies; Members; Calendar; Addresse: eurodad, Rue d’Edimbourg, 18–26, 1050 Brussels, Belgium;
Contact. tel: +32 2 894 46 40, fax: +32 2 791 98 09

About 2/2: … The network focusses on debt cancellation, aid effectiveness, World Bank/IMF policy onditionality, and capital flight and financial regulation. Continue Reading…