2006-10-01: Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom WILPF;
2006-10-02: Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik SWP;
2006-10-03: undergraduate study of International Political Economy;
2006-10-04: Women Peacemakers Program WWP;
2006-10-05: Save Somali Women and Children SSWC;
2006-10-06: The Global African Congress GAC;
2006-10-07: International Alert;
2006-10-08: Gernika Gogoratuz;
2006-10-09: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions ICFTU;
2006-10-10: Women’s World Summit Foundation;
2006-10-11: Stand Up against poverty;
2006-10-12: human rights first;
2006-10-13: Global Development Network GDN;
2006-10-14: Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions ZCTU;
2006-10-15: allied against hunger;
2006-10-16: The World Wide Web Virtual Library;
2006-10-17: Karsten Weitzenegger Consulting;
2006-10-18: some Nativ American’s websites;
2006-10-19: Self Employed Women’s Association SEWA;
2006-10-20: Kwan Fook – Hong Kong;
2006-10-21: All-Russian Civil Congress;
2006-10-22: Human Rights Tools;
2006-10-23: Ceasefire Campaign – Talk to Iran;
2006-10-24: NGO Forum on Cambodia;
2006-10-26: DCA DanChurchAid Cambodia – the right to food;
2006-10-27: Center for Nonviolent Communication;
2006-10-28: WANGOs World Congress of NGOs;
2006-10-29: Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch;
2006-10-30: The Public Citizen;
2006-10-31: big-picture.tv BPTV.
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2006-10-01: Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom WILPF;
Big Picture TV BPTV – an online media channel that streams free video clips of global leaders in sustainability. (To) browse a growing archive of internationally renowned names including scientists, environmentalists, politicians, journalists, academics and activists. BPTV is easy to watch. Simply select a speaker, choose a clip and press play (see how to watch tv). (The) video clips can only be watched with Microsoft’s Media Player (can be downloaded on their website).
They write about themselves: Big Picture TV (BPTV) is a free media channel based in London and San Francisco. We stream short talking heads of some of the most renowned pioneers in Sustainable Development and from the environmental, social justice and peace movements. By offering progressive leaders in these inter-related fields a fully independent web-based media platform, we aim to make the big picture a clearer one for the world’s online community. We would very much like to thank our sponsors Green & Black’s and Groovy Gecko, with particular thanks to Craig Moehl at Groovy Gecko for providing us with their excellent streaming services free of charge. We would also like to thank all the speakers who have so generously contributed to the archive. In addition, we want to thank Petica Watson and Simon Levermore for their much valued technical expertise and advice as consultants. Finally, we wish to thank the following people for their kind help and support: (Read the rest on ‘about‘).
The Public Citizen for Protecting Health, Safety and Democracy. Public Citizen is a national, nonprofit consumer advocacy organization founded in 1971 to represent consumer interests in Congress.
The executive branch and the courts:
We have six divisions and two state offices. To learn more about each of the divisions, click on the links below:
- Auto and Truck Safety;
- Congress Watch;
- Critical Masss Energy Program;
- Global Trade Watch;
- Health Research Group;
- The Litigation Group.
… and Texas and California offices:
Global Trade Watch was created in 1995 as a division of the U.S.-based NGO Public Citizen that monitors the WTO and other trade agreements such as NAFTA and CAFTA. Like Public Citizen in general, GTW advocates for a greater public role in international, federal, state and local policy-making, and for a different set of policies and institutions that govern the current model of globalization, according to its website. [See Public Citizen].
Its director and founder is trade lawyer and activist Lori Wallach. Wallach has been compared to “Ralph Nader with a sense of humor” in a Wall Street Journal profile, dubbed “the Trade Debate’s Guerrilla Warrior” by the National Journal,[see the Journalism School] and “a key player in Washington debates on trade policy” by The Nation. [See commondreams].
Linked with Marshall B. Rosenberg – Switzerland & USA., and with Raising Children Compassionately.
The Center for Nonviolent Communication emerged out of work he was doing with civil rights activists in the early 1960s. During this period he provided mediation and communication skills training to communities working to desegregate schools and other public institutions. (Read much more on wikipedia).
Nonviolent Communication NVC helps us stay connected with what is alive in ourselves and others moment-to-moment, and enhances our ability to make life more wonderful for ourselves and others.
Vision: The Center for Nonviolent Communication CNVC is a global organization whose vision is a world where all people are getting their needs met and resolving their conflicts peacefully. In this vision, people are using Nonviolent Communication NVC to create and participate in networks of worldwide life-serving systems in economics, education, justice, healthcare, and peace-keeping.
Established in 1922, DanChurchAid DCA is today one of the major Danish humanitarian non governmental organisations (NGO), working with local partners, international networks, churches and non-religious civil organisations to assist the poorest of the poor. DanChurchAid’s work abroad is focused on the poorest population groups in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Central America, and Central Asia & Eastern Europe. Financed by private donations and funds DanChurchAid is an independent non-profit organisation whose activities are financed by private donations and funds from the Danish government (Danida), the UN, EU and other bilateral donors.
Linked with Fawzia Adam – Somalia.
renewal is the website turning adversity into opportunity for refugees in West-London.
What is Renewal SRB? West London is the most dynamic economic sub region in London. However, most refugees face a number of complex barriers that prevent them from taking a full part in daily life and contributing to Renewal is a unique programme funded by SRB6, via the London Development Agency, to support Refugee Community Organisations (RCOs) in the 6 West London boroughs of (Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Hounslow, Harrow, Brent and Hillingdon). The Accountable Body for the SRB Scheme is Ealing Primary Care Trust, one of the new NHS Trusts set up in April 2002 to provide primary care and to commission health services. The Renewal project team is based at Ealing PCT and consists of 5 staff, headed by a Programme Manager.
The NGO Forum has employed a full-time Representative since 1995. Since that time, the Representative and core staff have played an essential role in organising discussion and debate among member organisations, responding to requests for information, and representing NGOs’ perspectives on a range of development issues. The Representative (now termed “Executive Director”) represents the NGO Forum to government, donors and other bodies on the full range of NGO Forum’s concerns. As such, the Core Project is the most essential and permanent feature of the NGO Forum’s work. As the NGO Forum’s influence increased, it became necessary to create projects to better fulfil the demand for the NGO Forum’s services. Since 1998, the NGO Forum has created additional projects that look after particular sectors of the NGO Forum’s work. Thus the Core Project now provides administrative and management support to ensure effective functioning of the NGO Forum’s ten projects, each of which facilitates an NGO network on a thematic issue. Therefore, in addition to the Core Project’s representational role, the Core Project provides essential back up to the projects, without which the projects would be unable to function.
Somewhat like Amnesty International begins more and more taking place, but here by forcing governments to stop war.
Go to Ceasefire Campaign and follow the indicated steps to act for stopping a possible war with Iran.
About CeasefireCampaign.org: The Ceasefire Campaign began when 300,000 individuals from over 150 countries came together to demand a ceasefire in Lebanon. The campaign is a project of Res Publica, a global civic advocacy group and registered charitable organization based in New York City. Please write by email.
And visit the Res Publica.org-website for more information.
A website providing human rights professionals with easy access to the best online resources.
Here 6 graphical illustrations:
2) Darfur Drawn, pictures made by children in Darfur;
3) true Majority;
The website is primarily aimed at human rights activists – persons monitoring the respect of human rights and advocating for positive change. Persons who are passionate about quality human rights work, have a thirst to continually deepen their knowledge, and are looking for a collection of top reference material.
Linked with Lyudmila Alekseeva – Russian Federation.
On December 12 2005 the Second All-Russian Civil Congress took place in Moscow. Advancing the slogan “Russia for democracy, Against Dictatorship” it has brought together leaders of liberal opposition parties and more than 700 representatives of civil and human rights organizations from all over the country. Several questions were discussed during the Congress: resistance to the destruction of civil society in Russia, elections in 2007-2008 and the creation of a united party of democrats, the threat of nationalism and fascism and the creation of a civil (independent) television network (20-DEC-2005). (Read more on humanrightshouse.org).
Linked with Ngun Fung Liu – Hong Kong SAR.
The Hong Kong Association for the Survivors of Women Abuse Kwan Fook is part of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China.
- English Version;
- english Text only Version;
- Subcommittee on Review of the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance Scheme;
- Subcommittee on Strategy and Measures to Tackle Family Violence;
Introduction: SEWA is a trade union registered in 1972. It is an organisation of poor, self-employed women workers. These are women who earn a living through their own labour or small businesses. They do not obtain regular salaried employment with welfare benefits like workers in the organised sector. They are the unprotected labour force of our country. Constituting 93% of the labour force, these are workers of the unorganised sector. Of the female labour force in India, more than 94% are in the unorganised sector. However their work is not counted and hence re-mains invisible. In fact, women workers themselves remain uncounted, undercounted and invisible.
Linked with Doreen Spence – Canada.
And also linked with Chief Arvol Looking Horse – Sioux Nation USA, with Rev. Mother Mary Elizabeth Thunder, with Peacemessage from Chief Arvol Looking Horse, Sioux Nation, with The Wolakota Foundation, Facing the Winds of Change.
Links to American Indian Reference Sites by Phil Konstantin – Page 1 (goes to 4, with hundreds of links).
The Native Americans (Homepage), with their countless sub-pages, like the Native American Testing; the American Native Press Archives; Native American Religion. Find also many links to more Websites for Newspapers, Treaties, Assemblies, Friendship Centres, Indigenous Education and some Enterprise Activities on this page of the Native American.
To find a special nation, put Native American(s) into Google and find a selection of many nations, like for exemple this site for Eskimos.
It is a small and dynamic consulting firm handling a wide range of political and economic advisory services to governmental and private clients in developing and transitional countries. We combine our consultancy services with implementation and capacity building. Our business is part of the cooperative AGEG Consultants eG. We build on valuable experience and robust networks in the expert community. e-mail.
Special Newsletter on Post-conflict economies: The Web version is available on http://www.weitzenegger.de/new/2006/1006.html, with new recommended books:
- The Impact of Crime on the Enterprise Sector, Transition Versus Non-Transition Countries, Academic Article;
- Transnational Organized Crime, Terrorism, and WMD, Academic Article;
- War as a Network Enterprise, The New Security Terrain and its Implications, Academic Article.
Updated 2010-04-02: World Wide Web Virtual Library.
The WWW Virtual Library VL is the oldest catalogue of the Web, started by Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of HTML and of the Web itself, in 1991 at CERN in Geneva.
About: Unlike commercial catalogues, it is run by a loose confederation of volunteers, who compile pages of key links for particular areas in which they are expert; even though it isn’t the biggest index of the Web, the VL pages are widely recognised as being amongst the highest-quality guides to particular sections of the Web.
Where is it? Individual indexes live on hundreds of different servers around the world. A set of catalogue pages linking these pages is maintained at http://vlib.org/. A mirror of the Catalog is kept at East Anglia (UK). The catalogue pages started life on the original web server at CERN, and have been hosted at various locations around the World since then. They moved to a new server in Geneva in 2004, not many kilometres from their first location.
Who runs it: Each maintainer is responsible for the content of their own pages, as long as they follow certain guidelines. The central Catalog pages are maintained by the Council of the VL.
Chaque année, le 16 octobre, l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture célèbre la Journée mondiale de l’alimentation, qui commémore la date de sa création, en 1945. Le thème retenu pour la Journée mondiale de l’alimentation et le TeleFood en 2006, est “Investir dans l’agriculture pour la sécurité alimentaire”.
Même si l’agriculture est aujourd’hui un secteur économique secondaire dans de nombreux pays industrialisés, elle doit jouer un rôle de premier plan sur la scène internationale si l’on veut que la faim ne soit plus qu’un mauvais souvenir.
Linked with Arnold Tsunga – Zimbabwe, with human rights first, and with Appearance of ZCTU human rights defenders in Harare Court.
Mission of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions ZCTU: To promote, advance and safeguard the economic, social and constitutional freedoms of workers by securing legal, political, democratic and good governance framework in Zimbabwe through strengthening its capacity and independence and those of its affiliates.
- Brief History.
- Download the ZCTU-Constitution.
- Contact for ZCTU and e-mail.
- ZCTU on wikipedia
- see also kubatana.net, the NGO NETWORK ALLIANCE PROJECT – an online community for Zimbabwean activists
- Contemporary Africa Database: ZCTU
THE International Confederation of Free Trade Unions, the World Confederation of Labour and the European Trade Union Confederation express their firm support for the leaders and members of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions ZCTU. (Read all on allAfrica.com).
Linked with Samir Makdisi – Lebanon.
The Global Development Network (GDN) is a worldwide network of research and policy institutes working to provide a fresh and relevant perspective to the development challenges of our time. At GDN, we strongly believe that policy-relevant research, if properly applied, can accelerate the pace of global development. What makes our initiative different is that we aim to generate this research at the local level in developing and transition countries. Thus, it is in the generation of local knowledge that, we believe, lies a much needed alternative perspective on facilitating change.
Five core activities: which work towards building research capacity in developing and transition economies. We believe that by investing in human capital and unearthing and mentoring new talent, we can advance innovative development policies in developing and transition countries.
Linked with Arnold Tsunga – Zimbabwe, with Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions ZCTU, and with Appearance of ZCTU human rights defenders in Harare Court.
Mission: Human Rights First is the new name of the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights. Since 1978, we have worked in the U.S. and abroad to create a secure and humane world by advancing justice, human dignity and respect for the rule of law. We support human rights activists who fight for basic freedoms and peaceful change at the local level; protect refugees in flight from persecution and repression; help build a strong international system of justice and accountability; and make sure human rights laws and principles are enforced in the U.S. and abroad. (see on this page).
Arnold Tsunga, a leading human rights defender in Zimbabwe, has received credible threats on his life. This is an escalation in the harassment and persecution to which he has long been subjected. At the same time, he has become the target of a politically motivated prosecution. Human Rights First has worked closely with Mr. Tsunga for many years and fears that now his life and liberty are in grave danger. We ask that you take action to support him.
Human rights defenders like Mr. Tsunga have become lonely voices of dissent in Zimbabwe as independent media outlets have been closed down and opposition political parties are being stifled. As a result, they face severe persecution. In Zimbabwe, where the judiciary lacks independence, the best way we can help protect Mr. Tsunga is to show the Zimbabwean government that the world is aware and watching. Please join Human Rights First in asking that the threats on his life cease and that the charges against him are dropped. (Read all on human rights first).
Will you Stand Up against poverty?
Join people in more than 100 countries to Stand Up Against Poverty. Between 10 hrs (GMT) on Sunday, 15 October and 10 hrs (GMT) on Monday, 16 October, people all over the world will Stand Up to ask government leaders to keep their promises to help end poverty by 2015. The global public action will culminate in the International Day of Poverty Eradication on 17 October.
Show your commitment to fight poverty on 15-16 October: Take part in local, group Stand Up events to symbolize the fight against poverty and encourage others to join you too. The purpose of the action is to publicly demonstrate to policy makers the growing global support for the eradication of poverty.
Find out how you can join an existing event in your area or organize your own Stand Up events
Linked with Prize for Women’s Creativity in Rural Life.
WWSF, a humanitarian, non-governmental and international, non-confessional and non-profit organization with United Nations consultative status (ECOSOC, UNFPA and DPI), works for a new development paradigm with and for women and children.
Created in Geneva on 8 March 1991 (International Women’s Day), its principle objective is to empower women, children and NGOs. WWSF programs serve to help implement women’s and children’s rights, to generate increased commitment and support for the realization of agreed development goals, and to hold world leaders accountable to their promises made at numerous UN summits and international conferences.
The International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU), was set up in 1949 and has 241 affiliated organisations in 156 countries and territories on all five continents, with a membership of 155 million, 40% of who are women.
It has three major regional organisations, APRO for Asia and the Pacific, AFRO for Africa, and ORIT for the Americas. It also maintains close links with the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) (which includes all ICFTU European affiliates) and Global Union Federations, which link together national unions from a particular trade or industry at international level.
Linked with Mireia Uranga Arakistain – Spain.
… the reality of Gernika Gogoratuz Peace Research Centre. Gernika Gogoratuz is a dynamic and independent centre which bearing social changes in mind, applies new mechanisms in maintaining its work on building the Culture of Peace.
Our history, the present, and the image of a future in positive peace guide us and encourage us to continue our work for sustainable and lasting peace. We also would like you to know that Gernika Gogoratuz is aware of the commitment toward society and responsibility required for its task of making its framework for a culture of peace publicly known. Please note that we are always open to your suggestions and will always be willing to offer you a hand whenever possible.
Gernika Gogoratuz is a Peace Research Centre. It was founded in 1987 in a unanimous decision by the Basque Parliament in remembrance of the 50th Anniversary of the Bombing of Gernika.
Understanding conflict. Building peace. International Alert is an independent peacebuilding organisation working in over 20 countries and territories around the world. Our dual approach involves working directly with people affected by violent conflict as well as at government, EU and UN levels to shape both policy and practice in building sustainable peace. International Alert was established in 1986 by a group of human rights advocates led by the former Secretary General of Amnesty International, Martin Ennals, in response to growing concerns expressed by those working in international development agencies, human rights organisations and those involved in the issues of ethnic conflict and genocide. This group recognised that the denial of human rights often led to internal armed conflicts which, in turn, further undermined efforts to protect individual and collective human rights and to promote sustainable development.
Linked with Joy DeGruy-Leary – USA, with European banks and Africa’s wealth, with The Restoration of Human Abilities Association ROHA, and with The Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome PTSS.
The GAC was created at the historic Afrikans and Afrikan Descendants World Conference Against Racism (AAD WCAR) held in Bridgetown, Barbados (2002). The Global Afrikan Congress is dedicated to the ongoing Reparations struggle. The immediate priorities, strategies and recommendations on how to address the specific social, economic and political problems were addressed and are contained in our premier document, the Bridgetown Protocol.
This organization presently works with other partnering Black communities for the benefit of the global Afrikan community. The goal of this organization and its partners if the compensation for the enslavement and inhuman treatment of Afrikans and their descendants, and other less obvious effects of colonial domination and its attendant racism. Chattel slavery, the enslavement and torture of Afrikans and their children is, always was, and always will be a Crime Against Humanity. This event is indeed the worst crime in all of human history.
Linked with Elmi Asha Hagi Amin – Somalia, with Women Peacemakers Program WWP, and with Gender as a Tool in Building Peace, with Women defending Peace Conference, and with Somalia – profiles, facts and reports.
SSWC was founded in 1992 by a group of Somali women from all sections of the community, as an urgent imperative to address the needs of Somalia’s women and children, regardless of ethnic and geopolitical divisions. Based in Kenya, they work as a non-governmental humanitarian and development organisation with a focus on improving women’s rights and promoting their participation in building peace. They run training workshops on Conflict Management as well as organising an annual literacy programme. In addition, they provide practical support to some of the country’s most vulnerable and marginalised women through rights awareness workshops and campaigns to end Female Genital Mutilation and early and forced marriage. Working with disadvantaged and displaced women, SSWC’s programme of community rehabilitation and income generating projects helps women move out poverty and begin to play a full and active part in their own lives and that of their communities and country. (See this and others on womenkind.org.uk).
Linked with Elmi Asha Hagi Amin – Somalia, with Gender as a Tool in Building Peace, with Women defending Peace Conference, with Somalia – profiles, facts and reports, and with Save Somali Women and Children SSWC.
The International Fellowship of Reconciliation (IFOR) believes that without peace, development is impossible, and without women, neither peace nor development can take place.
IFOR’s Women Peacemakers Program (WPP) began in 1997 and works to support and strengthen women’s peacemaking initiatives.
The WPP believes that programs that specifically empower women peacemakers, and encourage women and girls to become involved in peacebuilding and civil society building, are essential for development.
The International Political Economy Program: The University of Puget Sound is a leading center for undergraduate study of International Political Economy. We invite you to explore these web links and learn more about our courses and programs and the activities of our students, alumni and faculty. You can always return to this main page by clicking on the IPE beaver logo.
The International Political Economy Program offers a multidisciplinary approach to the study of modern society.
International Political Economy encourages the integrated analysis of social problems and issues, using tools and methods of political science, economics, and sociology as informed by an understanding of history and tempered by appreciation of culture and cultural differences.
IPE at the University of Puget Sound stresses the appreciation of competing theoretical perspectives, the consideration of multiple and over-lapping economic, political, and social linkages between and among global actors and events, and the application of this powerful framework to the analysis of a wide range of issues. IPE students necessarily learn to consider issues broadly, to see how issues and problems are interconnected, and to engage in critical and creative thinking.
International Political Economy Faculty (Read all the rest on ups.edu).
Linked with Isabelle Werenfels – Germany.
The Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP), Research Institute for International Affairs, with its more than 130 employees, is the largest research institute on international politics and security in Western Europe. Its primary function is to act in an advisory capacity to the federal government and the German Parliament (Bundestag) on foreign and security policy issues. Though funded by federal budget appropriations, the institute’s research is conducted independently, without direct government supervision or control.
The SWP was established in 1962. Under its founding director Klaus Ritter it acquired a reputation for its publications and conferences on arms control and security issues, subjects of special interest during the Cold War. Topics such as the transition in Russia and Eastern Europe, the new role of Western institutions and que Continue Reading…
Linked with Solange Fernex – France (1934 – 2006).
US website of WILPF. Contact: U.S. Section Office, 1213 Race Street, Philadelphia PA 19107, Phone: 215-563-7110, Fax: 215-563-5527, mail.
VISION STATEMENT: WILPF envisions a transformed world at peace, where there is racial, social, and economic justice for all people everywhere – a world in which:
- The needs of all people are met in a fair and equitable manner,
- All people equally participate in making the decisions that affect them,
- The interconnected web of life is acknowledged and celebrated in diverse ways and communities, and
- Human societies are designed and organized for sustainable existence.
MISSION STATEMENT: WILPF members create the peaceful transformation they wish to see in the world by making connections that:
- Provide continuity with the past so that knowledge of historical events and patterns informs current activities for change;
- Create analysis and action that reflect and reinforce each other;
- Link and challenge root causes of oppression, especially racism, sexism, heterosexism, militarism, economic disparity, and political disempowerment; and
- Build and strengthen relationships and movements for justice, peace, and radical democracy.
Women Challenge US Policy WCUSP; Building Peace on Justice in the Middle East(Read all on WCUSP).