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2010-03-01: Planet Workshops;
2010-03-02: Aquaverde;
2010-03-03: Physicians for Social Responsibility;
2010-03-04: Parliamentary Network for Nuclear Disarmament PNND;
2010-03-05: Green Jobs;
2010-03-06: Federation of American Scientists FAS;
2010-03-07: The National Gulf War Resource Center NGWRC;
2010-03-08: Citizen Soldier;
2010-03-09: Reaching Critical Will;
2010-03-10: Science for Peace.ca;
2010-03-11: Canadian Pugwash Group CPG;
2010-03-12: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute SIPRI;
2010-03-13: Project Ploughshares;
2010-03-14: International Network for Engineers and Scientists for Global Responsibility INES;
2010-03-15: International Network for Engineers and Scientists against Proliferation INESAP;
2010-03-16: International Network of Engineers and Scientists’ Project on Ethics INESPE;
2010-03-17: Physicians for Global Survival PGS;
2010-03-18: Peace and Justice Studies Association PJSA;
2010-03-19: Canadian School of Peacebuilding CSOP;
2010-03-20: Sustainabilitylive 2010;
2010-03-21: globalgiving.co.uk;
2010-03-22: Traprock Center for Peace and Justice;
2010-03-23: back again;
2010-03-23: International Holistic Tourism Education Centre IHTEC;
2010-03-23: The Albert Einstein Institution AEI;
2010-03-23: charity: water;
2010-03-24: International Humanity Foundation IHF;
2010-03-24: Consumer for Peace.org;
2010-03-24: Friends Committee on National Legislation FCNL;
2010-03-25: Conservation Council of Western Australia Inc.;
2010-03-25: Conservation Council of South Australia CCSA;
2010-03-25: Women In Development Europe WIDE;
2010-03-26: American Field Service’s (AFS’) Intercultural Programs;
2010-03-26: Funds for NGOs.org;
2010-03-26: Association of Voluntary Service Organizations AVSO;
2010-03-27: The Disinformation Company;
2010-03-27: Solidarity for Children in Africa and the World ESAM;
2010-03-27: Centre de liaison et d’information concernant les minorités spirituelles CLIMS;
2010-03-28: Act Responsible;
2010-03-28: Visions in Action VIA;
2010-03-28: Arctic Council;
2010-03-29: African Development Forum ADF;
2010-03-29: African Technology Development Forum ATDF;
2010-03-29: Impact Alliance IA;
2010-03-30: Famine Early Warning Systems Network FEWS Net;
2010-03-30: Chemonics.com;
2010-03-30: US aid;
2010-03-31: International Council for Science ICSU;
2010-03-31: Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme AMAP;
2010-03-31: Arctic Climate Impact Assessment ACIA.

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Arctic Climate Impact Assessment ACIA

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Linked with Arctic Council, and with Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme AMAP.

… The Arctic Council is a high-level intergovernmental forum. The members are Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, the Russian Federation, Sweden, and the United States of America. IASC (international arctic science committee) is a non-governmental organization that facilitates cooperation in all aspects of arctic research in all countries engaged in arctic research and in all areas of the arctic region … (Homepage 1/2).  /

Mission; Background; Assessment Steering Committee;
Contact: Lars-Otto Reiersen.

Homepage 2/2: (ACIA is) an international project of the Arctic Council and the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), to evaluate and synthesize knowledge on climate variability, climate change, and increased ultraviolet radiation and their consequences. Continue Reading…

Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme AMAP

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Linked with Arctic Council, and with Arctic Climate Impact Assessment ACIA.

  • AMAP is an international organization established in 1991 to implement components of the Arctic Environmental Protection Strategy AEPS, (45 pdf pages).
  • Now a programme group of the Arctic Council, AMAP’s current objective is “providing reliable and sufficient information on the status of, and threats to, the Arctic environment, and providing scientific advice on actions to be taken in order to support Arctic governments in their efforts to take remedial and preventive actions relating to contaminants” … (full text Homepage).

All pages of this website have the same URL, as: Homepage, About, Assessment results, Resources and Projects, Publications online, Meeting schedule, Search, Passwowrd area, Contacts and links.
Address: AMAP Secretariat, Strømsveien 96, P.O. Box 8100 Dep., N-0032 Oslo, Norway;

About /Introduction: The Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme is one of five Working Groups of the Arctic Council. Continue Reading…

International Council for Science ICSU

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The International Council for Science (ICSU) is a non-governmental organization with a global membership of national scientific bodies (119 members) and international scientific unions (30 members) … (about 1/2).

Homepage; Sitemap;
Resources; Membership; Member Zone; Calendar; Press;
Address: International Council for Science ICSU, 5 rue Auguste Vacquerie, 75116 Paris, France;
Contact.

About 2/2: Introduction: The International Council for Science (ICSU) is a non-governmental organization with a global membership of national scientific bodies (119 members) and international scientific unions (30 members). Continue Reading…

US aid

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Linked with Famine Early Warning Systems Network FEWS Net, with Chemonics.com; and with US aid Partners with Swedish Development Agency.

  • … USAID’s history goes back to the Marshall Plan reconstruction of Europe after World War Two and the Truman Administration’s Point Four Program. In 1961, the Foreign Assistance Act was signed into law and USAID was created by executive order.
  • Since that time, USAID has been the principal U.S. agency to extend assistance to countries recovering from disaster, trying to escape poverty, and engaging in democratic reforms … (about 1/2).
  • See also on wikipedia.

Homepage; Sitemap;
Organization; Press; Our work; Locations; Careers; Business Policy; FAQs;
Address: Information Center, U.S. Agency for International Development, Ronald Reagan Building, Washington, D.C. 20523-1000, USA;
Contact.

About 2/2: … USAID is an independent federal government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State. Our Work supports long-term and equitable economic growth and advances U.S. foreign policy objectives by supporting: Continue Reading…

Chemonics.com

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(in arab, english, espanol, français, portugues and russian)

Linked with US aid, with Famine Early Warning Systems Network FEWS Net, and with US aid Partners with Swedish Development Agency.

Chemonics is an international development consulting firm that promotes meaningful change to help people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives. Around the world, we design and implement projects in financial services, private sector development, health, environmental management, gender, crisis prevention and recovery, democracy and governance, and agriculture … (full text Welcome Page).

Practises:  Conflict and Disaster Management, Democracy and Governance, Education;
Project News; Jobs; Current projects;
Address: Chemonics.com, 1717 H Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20006, United States;
Contact.

About: Chemonics is an international development consulting company that helps governments, businesses, civil society groups, and communities promote meaningful change so people can live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives.  Continue Reading…

Famine Early Warning Systems Network FEWS Net

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(also in espanol, français, portugues)

Linked with US aid, with Chemonics.com, and with US aid Partners with Swedish Development Agency.

  • 1): Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET ) is a lead organization in the field of prediction and response to famines and other forms of food security. Funded by the United States Agency for International Development (US aid) since its creation in 1985, it analyzes a variety of data and information, such as market prices of food, precipitation and crop failures to predict when and where food insecurity will occur, and issues alerts on predicted crises … (full long article on wikipedia)… (*);
  • 2): FEWS Net’s english Homepage on the US aid website;

Who; Why; Approach; Products, services and its Catalogue; Livelihoods; Markets, Trade; Login; Partners: NOAA and USGS;
Contacts and addresses of regionals and by countries;
Contact with US aid: Gary Eilerts, e-mail.

About: The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) is a USAID-funded activity that collaborates with international, regional and national partners to provide timely and rigorous early warning and vulnerability information on emerging and evolving food security issues.  Continue Reading…

African Technology Development Forum ATDF

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Of the world’s total population of 6.5 billion, 5.8 billion people, or 90%, have little or no access to most of the products and services many of us take for granted; in fact, nearly half do not have regular access to food, clean water, or shelter. Design for the Other 90% explores a growing movement among designers to design low-cost solutions for this “other 90%.” (about /online resources).

Homepage; Sitemap;
Steering group; Advisors; Partners; Trade; Innovation; Entrepreneurship; Journal; Newsletter; Knowledge: Technical docs, Policy docs;
Addresses: ATDF, P.O. Box 31484, Lusaka 10101, Zambia; – Or: ATDF, Chemin de Précossy 17, 1260 Nyon, Switzerland;
Contacts.

About /Objectives: The African Technology Development Forum (ATDF) is a volunteer organisation that was established in 2002 by Constantine Bartel (UNCTAD), Victor Konde (UN African Commission) and Philipp Aerni (University of Bern and ETH Zurich). Continue Reading…

African Development Forum ADF

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  • In an attempt to encourage Britain’s African and Caribbean Christian community to become more actively involved in the issue of poverty in Africa, African and Caribbean Church leaders joined together and formed the African Development Forum.
  • The African Development Forum (ADF) was founded in 2006 and its team implemented in 2007. ADF’s motto simply states ‘We believe in Africa’.  The vision is to mobilise the African and Caribbean Christian community and wider Diaspora to confront and respond to poverty by challenging unjust structural systems which keep millions of Africans poor.  ADF seeks to contribute to economic and social progress in Africa through education and advocacy activities. (Homepage /our Vision).

Events (also on Homepage);
Partners; Reports; Newsletter; News; Trade stories; Global warming; HIV in Africa;
Contact.

Focus Areas: Economic Justice – Working with and through our partners, ADF will engage with the global movement calling for rich country governments and institutions to implement pro-poor and pro-development trade policies. 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…

Arctic Council

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Linked with Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme AMAP, and with Arctic Climate Impact Assessment ACIA.

The Arctic is an enormous area, sprawling over one sixth of the earths’ landmass; more than 30 million km2 and twenty-four time zones. It has a population of about four million, including over thirty different indigenous peoples and dozens of languages. The Arctic is a region of vast natural resources and a very clean environment compared with most areas of the world … (about 1/2).

Homepage;
Meetings; News; Working Groups; Documentation; Maps and Photos; Member States; Observers; Links;
Permanent Participants (find link to each down under about);
Address: Arctic Council Secretariat, Polarmiljøsenteret, 9296 Tromsø, Norway;
Contact.

About 2/2: … The Ottawa Declaration of 1996 formally established the Arctic Council as a high level intergovernmental forum to provide a means for promoting cooperation, coordination and interaction among the Arctic States, with the involvement of the Arctic Indigenous communities and other Arctic inhabitants on common Arctic issues, in particular issues of sustainable development and environmental protection in the Arctic.  Continue Reading…

Visions in Action VIA

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Visions in Action is committed to achieving social and economic justice in the developing world through grassroots programs and communities of self-reliant volunteers.  This is accomplished through our classic volunteer program, which supports NGOs in our program countries, and through our supported volunteer program, which staffs our development programs … (full text Homepage).

Mission; Staff; Employment; Programs; News;
Address: Visions in Action, 2710 Ontario Road NW, Washington, DC 20009, USA;
Contact.

About / History: Visions in Action was founded by Shaun Skelton in 1989. While lecturing on management at the University of Nairobi during the 1988-89 school year, Shaun discovered that nonprofit organizations in Kenya had a great need for different types of volunteers; ones who worked in an urban setting, at a computer in an office, designing brochures and writing funding proposals, as opposed to the more traditional rural field work. Continue Reading…

Act Responsible

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ACT – Advertising Community Together – is a non-profit association (Swiss Civil code art. 60 to 79) registered in Chalais, Switzerland.
Its goal is to federate, promote and inspire responsible communication on sustainability, equitable development and social responsibility. ACT shows how advertising professionals from all continents can use their core talent – creativity – to play a significant role in addressing today’s crucial world issues … (about 1/2).

Sitemap;
News; Sponsors, Partners; Events; Archives; Gallery; Links; AdForum;
Addresses (1 of 3): ACT Responsible, 4 rue des Zittes, Chalais, CH 3966, Switzerland;
Contact.

About 2/2: … Our unique strength – The Advertising Community Together – Federating an array of partner, ACT Responsible brings together Industry key players, keen to share their commitment to Responsibility. Its reach helps gather forces and build a network facilitating the sharing of good practices. These partners finance and contribute to 100% of our action.  Continue Reading…

Centre de liaison et d’information concernant les minorités spirituelles CLIMS

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Lié avec l’article La laïcité militante.

Fondé en 1997, le CLIMS est une association d’individus désireux d’améliorer la qualité de l’information sur les nouveaux mouvements spirituels et religieux. Voici quelques aspects de sa mission. (Accueil).

Charte; Fiches signalétiques; Comparer; Origine, histoire; Informations; Articles, Infoletter; News; Liens;
Adresse: Centre de Liaison et d’Information concernant les Minorités Spirituelles CLIMS, Derrière la Roche 49, CH-1637 Charmey, Suisse;
Contact.

Aide et médiation: L’un des buts du CLIMS est de venir en aide à toute personne qui se sentirait lésée en raison de ses liens avec une minorité spirituelle. Continue Reading…

Solidarity for Children in Africa and the World ESAM

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Enfants Solidaires d’Afrique et du Monde ESAM – Linked with Request for information, 1 – 22 March 2010, second item.

ESAM is an international, independent, non-profit organization fighting the abuse and neglect of children, young people and women. Our vision is a world where human rights are respected and all children, young people and women are able to fulfil their potential. ESAM has been presented with the French Republic’s 2007 Human Rights award. (english Homepage).

What we do; Activities; Projects; Child sponsorship; CLOSE network; Our organisational structure; Our offices; Our partners; Affiliations and networks; Get involved; Volunteering;
Address: Enfants Solidaires d’Afrique et du Monde ESAM, Head Office, 08 BP 0049 Tri Postal Cotonou, Benin, West Africa;
Contact.

Who we are: ESAM was founded on 20 November 1987 in Akotomey, Benin, West Africa, with the objective of improving the living conditions of some of the country’s most vulnerable people through the encouragement of sustainable development. Continue Reading…

The Disinformation Company

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Linked with Financial Fraud in America. Wall Street: The Next Big Fight, with Plunder the crime of our time.com, with Danny Schechter – USA, and with New poll reveals human cost of US unemployment.

The Disinformation Company is a dynamic, independent media company based in New York City.  We are active in book publishing, film production and home video distribution, with well over 100 books and films in our catalog. We are known for working with filmmakers and authors to promote important political, social or cultural issues that are ignored by the mainstream media … (about 1/2).

Homepage;
Watch these videos; Podcasts; Archive; Catalog; Login;
Contact online.

About 2/2: … Disinfo.com, our web portal, aggregates tens of thousands of the most shocking, unusual and quirkiest news articles, podcast episodes, and videos on the web, most of which are submitted by the site’s visitors.  Continue Reading…

Association of Voluntary Service Organizations AVSO

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The Association of Voluntary Service Organisations (AVSO), an international non-governmental organisation, is a European platform of non-profit organisations offering opportunities for long-term full-time international and/or national voluntary service. Many of AVSO’s member organisations are international networks and associations themselves … (about 1/2).

Homepage;
What is new? Activities; Volunteers; Members; Team; Links;
Address: AVSO, Rue Henri Stacquet 61, 1030 Brussels, Belgium;
Contact.

About 2/2: … Based in Brussels, AVSO has become a representative and liaising body for its members in dealing with the European Commission, the European Parliament and other EU institutions and Brussels based organisations in general and particularly with regards to support for long-term voluntary service programmes.  Continue Reading…

Funds for NGOs.org

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  • … WE ARE NOT A DONOR AGENCY – and we cannot provide any kind of financial support to your organization.
  • We are a voluntary group rendering the service of connecting NGOs to donor resources in developing countries and we are not affiliated to any of the grantmaking organizations or any of their partners in any manner. We cannot provide funding or grant support to your NGO. To know more about us, visit this link … (full text).

Homepage /Latest Funds;
Foundation Funds; Billateral /Multilateral; Free resources; Microfinance;
Contact online.
About: FundsforNGOs.org is an online initiative, working for the sustainability of NGOs by increasing their access to donors, resources and skills.  Continue Reading…

American Field Service’s (AFS’) Intercultural Programs

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  • AFS is an international, voluntary, non-governmental, non-profit organization that provides intercultural learning opportunities to help people develop the knowledge, skills and understanding needed to create a more just and peaceful world … (about 1/2).
  • Download Vision 2020 as a PDF

Homepage; Sitemap;
Learn; School; News; Research, education; Useful resources; FAQs; Get involved; Support;
Contacts (US and worldwide).

About 2/2: … The Core Values and Attributes of AFS: AFS enables people to act as responsible global citizens working for peace and understanding in a diverse world. It acknowledges that peace is a dynamic concept threatened by injustice, inequity and intolerance. 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…

Friends Committee on National Legislation FCNL

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a Quaker lobby in the public interest

Linked with Consumer for Peace.org.

  • We seek a world free of war and the threat of war
  • We seek a society with equity and justice for all
  • We seek a community where every person’s potential may be fulfilled
  • We seek an earth restored … (about 1/2).

Homepage; Sitemap;
Young adults; Publications; Press; Newsletter; Issues; What’s new; Take action; Join; Donate;
Address: FCNL, 245 Second Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002, USA;
Contact.

About 2/2: 65 years of Quaker Action.  Continue Reading…

Consumer for Peace.org

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Linked with Friends Committee on National Legislation FCNL.

In 2009 it has become clear that the United States government intends to maintain a military presence in Iraq and Afghanistan indefinitely … (Homepage 1/2).

Our purpose; What you can do; Talk to Congress; Endorsement; Financial Support; Archives; Downloads; Links;
Address: Consumers for Peace, 1061 Main Street, PMB 111, Peekskill, NY 10566, USA;
Contacts.

Homepage 2/2: … These violent occupations are directly connected with the ambitions of US political and corporate leaders to control, to the degree possible, oil and gas resources in the Middle East and Central Asia, and to establish permanent military bases in these regions to influence politics and commerce there. Continue Reading…

International Humanity Foundation IHF

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  • Half of IHF’s mission is to educate the poor and the other half is to educate the world about the poor. Our vision is to strive for a world of leaders and citizens who have interacted with, and are truly knowledgeable about the world’s poor. We believe in a “pass it on” philosophy where education is free and available for all who seek it. Those of us who have received a free education pass it on by helping others less fortunate by teaching, interacting and learning. With just a few hours a week, our volunteers, children and sponsors are changing the world we live in.
  • IHF is a non-religious, non-political, non-profit organization that strongly believes in an equal opportunity for all and in preserving the cultures, traditions and beliefs of the marginalized communities it works in. (Homepage).

Programs; Media; Volunteers; FAQs; Sponsors; Donate;
Address (one of many): Head Office, International Humanity Foundation IHF, 4311 Pavlov Ave., San Diego, CA, 92122, USA;
Contact.

About: … IHF Background and History: International Humanity Foundation is a unique organization. It believes in absolute transparency and functions almost entirely through the efforts of its hundred plus unpaid volunteers from all over the world, who give their time, skills, energy and love to help our family in Kenya, Thailand and Indonesia.  Continue Reading…

charity: water

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charity: water is a non-profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations … (full text about /Mission).

Homepage;
Learn more /why water; Projects; Events; Staff; Board; Jobs: Annual report; Press; Get involved; Donate;
Address 1: 200 Varick Street, Suite 201, New York, NY 10014, USA;
Address 2: 56 Gloucester Road, #124, London, SW7 4BJ, UK;
Contact.

About /Founder story: First listen to the video (15.49 min). Continue Reading…

The Albert Einstein Institution AEI

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(many of  their pages are in many languages)

  • The Albert Einstein Institution is a nonprofit organization advancing the study and use of strategic nonviolent action in conflicts throughout the world.
  • We are committed to the defense of freedom, democracy, and the reduction of political violence through the use of nonviolent action.
  • Our goals are to understand the dynamics of nonviolent action in conflicts, to explore its policy potential, and to communicate this through print and other media, translations, conferences, consultations, and workshops … (full text Homepage).

Sitemap;
Nonviolent Action; Policy, Outreach; News, Press; Brochure; Publications; Reports; Translations; Staff, Board; Contribute;
Address: The Albert Einstein Institution, PO BOX 455, East Boston, MA 02128, USA;
Contact.

About /… Mission: The mission of the Albert Einstein Institution is to advance the worldwide study and strategic use of nonviolent action in conflict. Continue Reading…

International Holistic Tourism Education Centre IHTEC

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resp. International School Peace Gardens ISPG;

  • IHTEC is dedicated to developing programs and curriculum for Global Sustainability Education for the Global Commons, that educate young people through “Tourism as a vital force for Peace”. (Homepage).
  • The aim of the International Holistic Tourism Education Centre© (IHTEC) is to foster a “Culture of Peace Through Tourism” , using concepts that promote “Holistic Tourism Education (H.T.Ed.)” … (full text Mission).

Welcome page;
Projects; Downloads; ISPG’s brochure; History; Sustainability; Start; Support; Partners; Links;
Address: International Holistic Tourism Education Centre IHTEC, 3343 Masthead Crescent, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L5L 1G9;
Contact.

About: IHTEC is dedicated to developing Global Sustainability Education programs that educate young people through “Tourism as a Vital Force for Peace”.  Continue Reading…

back again

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.IMG_1743 korrigiert 30p.

Hi, back from divings and eager to show you more interesting NGOs and Civil Societies.

Picture by Suntorn Suntornrat, a smart Thai Dive Instructor from Bang Tao /Phuket.

Yes, water, sunlight on it and sea life was exactly like that …

Traprock Center for Peace and Justice

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The Traprock Center for Peace and Justice, formerly called the Traprock Peace Center, has a long history of working for peace, nonviolence, and economic and social justice in the Hampshire/Franklin County area … (about 1/2).

Homepage;
Peace and Social Justice Studies Program at GCC; Calendar; News;
Volunteers; Board of Directors; Resources; Focus Areas; Allied Organizations;
Address: Traprock Center for Peace and Justice, 24 Miles Street, Greenfield, MA 01301, USA;
Contacts.

About 2/2: Our mission is to work in community to end violence against Earth, her people, and all living beings and to support all endeavors to bring about a just world.  Continue Reading…

globalgiving.co.uk

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UK registered charity no 1122823

  • All organisations and their projects are vetted by GlobalGiving to ensure they are genuine and charitable in nature.
  • You browse the website, and pick a specific project that matches your interests and passions.
  • You make a donation (for any amount above £5). For each project you can also see illustrated examples of what different donation amounts can potentially ‘buy’.
  • We combine your giving with other donations to the same project. We then send the money to the organisation once a meaningful total (minimum £250) has been reached, and whenever possible within 60 days to ensure the money has an immediate impact.
  • We ensure that 90% of your donation (including any Gift Aid) goes to your chosen project. The remaining 10% is used to help cover our own costs as a small UK charity, well below the overhead levels of traditional charities … (full text how it works).

Homepage; Sitemap;
Find projects; Project stories; Watch; Read; Globalgivers; Get involved; FAQs;
Address: GlobalGiving, The Hub, 5 Torrens Street, London EC1V 1NG, UK;
Map and Contact.

About: GlobalGiving.co.uk enables you to support well-vetted, grassroots projects all over the world. Continue Reading…

Sustainabilitylive 2010

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  • Sustainabilitylive! is the home of five leading environment exhibitions, including BEX, ET, IWEX, NEMEX and SB – The Event. These exhibitions include hundreds of exhibitors, insightful seminars and conferences, interactive feature areas and lots more.
  • The 2010 show will take place a month earlier this year; on 20-22 April 2010 in halls 3 and 3a at the NEC, Birmingham, UK. For more information on exhibiting or visiting please click on the relevant tabs.  … (full text Welcome Page).

Exhibitor Zone Login; Visiting; Register; Awards; Seminars, events; Partners; Brochure;
Address: Faversham House Group, Faversham House, 232a Addington Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 8LE, UK;
Contact.

Are we sustainable? As the sustainable industries event we are conscious of the fact we need to be leading the way and doing the best we can to make our event as sustainable as possible.
With this in mind for 2010 we have implemented a variety of initiatives to help Sustainabilitylive! work towards becoming a more sustainable event. Continue Reading…

Canadian School of Peacebuilding CSOP

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at the Canadian Mennonite University – Linked with Peace and Justice Studies Association PJSA.

Admission criteria:

  • Facility in spoken and written English;
  • A secondary-school diploma and at least two years of university or equivalent work experience in peacebuilding, restorative justice, relief and development, trauma recovery, human rights, or other closely related fields.

… (full text admission).

Homepage;
General Info; Brochure; Courses, Instructors; Apply form; Events; Download a map of the entire CMU Shaftesbury Campus;
Address: Canadian School of Peacebuilding, 500 Shaftesbury Blvd, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3P 2N2, CANADA;
Contact and sponsors.

Course requirements & Materials: Continue Reading…

Peace and Justice Studies Association PJSA

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Our mission: PJSA works to create a just and peaceful world through:

  • The promotion of peace studies within universities, colleges and K-12 grade levels
  • The forging of alliances among educators, students, activists, and other peace practitioners in order to enhance each other’s work on peace, conflict and non-violence
  • The creation and nurturing of alternatives to structures of inequality and injustice, war and violence through education, research and action.

Homepage, Sitemap;
Membership; Conference; Resources; Networking; Calendar; Donations;
New partnership with Canadian School of Peacebuilding CSOP;
Address: Peace & Justice Studies Association, Prescott College, 220 Grove Ave., Prescott, AZ 86301, USA;
Contact.

About / who we are:  Continue Reading…

Physicians for Global Survival PGS

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in french: Médecins pour la Survie Mondiale

  • Physicians for Global Survival (PGS), a charitable organization formed in 1980, is the Canadian affiliate of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW), which is the only international medical organization dedicated to preventing nuclear war.
  • PGS recognizes that the catastrophic health and environmental consequences of a nuclear war are at the extreme end of a continuum of armed violence that undermines health and security … (full text About /Mission).

Homepage;
Abolish; Prevention; Non-Violence; Social Justice; Sustainable World;Resources; Join; Newsletter;
Address: PGS Headquarters, 208-145 Spruce Street, Ottawa, ON K1R 6P1, Canada;
Contact.

Our work: PGS recognizes that the catastrophic health and environmental consequences of a nuclear war are at the extreme end of a continuum of armed violence that undermines health and security. 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;
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Discussion List;
Membership;
Address: INESAP, c/o IANUS Darmstadt University of Technology, Alexanderstraße 35-37, Geb. S3/04, D-64289 Darmstadt, Germany;
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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).

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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…

Project Ploughshares

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Project Ploughshares is an ecumenical agency of the Canadian Council of Churches established in 1976 to implement the churches’ call to be peacemakers and to work for a world in which justice will flourish and peace abound. The mandate given to Project Ploughshares is to work with churches and related organizations, as well as governments and non-governmental organizations, in Canada and abroad, to identify, develop, and advance approaches that build peace and prevent war, and promote the peaceful resolution of political conflict … (full text Homepage).

What we do; Abolish; Control; Reduce; Build; Support; Library; E-newsletter;
Address: Project Ploughshares, 57 Erb Street West, Waterloo ON N2L 6C2, UK;
Contact.

Who we are: A Commitment to Building Peace and Preventing War. Continue Reading…

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute SIPRI

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a top global think thank

SIPRI is an independent international institute dedicated to research into conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament. Established in 1966, SIPRI provides data, analysis and recommendations, based on open sources, to policymakers, researchers, media and the interested public. (Homepage).

Organization; Research; Vacancies; Left column: Links to recent Publications, Subjetcs, Series; Publications; Newsletter; Databases; Blogs;
Address: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, Signalistgatan 9, SE-169 70 Solna, Sweden;
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About: SIPRI is an independent international institute dedicated to research into conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament. Continue Reading…

Canadian Pugwash Group CPG

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more than 50 years of working for peace and security

The purpose of the Pugwash Conferences is to provide scholarly insights into the prevention and resolution of armed conflict, including nuclear abolition and nuclear and conventional disarmament, control of the arms trade, the peaceful resolution of ethnic and other disputes within and among states, and to contribute to the solutions for socioeconomic and environmental threats to human security.
Nuclear disarmament is and has always been of central importance to Pugwash.  Canadian Pugwash participates annually in the international conference, and on the Pugwash Council. (Nuclear Disarmament).

Homepage; Sitemap;
Global Security Issues; Corr with Gov; Member Articles; Links; Donate;
Address: Canadian Pugwash Group, ATTN: Adele Buckley, 6 Tepee Court, Toronto, ON, M2J 3A9, Canada;
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About: We are the national affiliate of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, an international organization, awarded the 1995 Nobel Peace Prize, together with its founder Sir Joseph Rotblat.  Continue Reading…

Science for Peace.ca

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peace cannot be kept by force, it can only be achieved by understanding (Albert Einstein).

Welcome: Science for Peace is a Canadian organization consisting of natural scientists, engineers, social scientists, scholars in the humanities and people from the wider community. We seek to understand and act against the forces that make for militarism, environmental destruction, and social injustice here and abroad. Membership in Science for Peace offers one avenue to influence wider society about these crucial problems … (full text Homepage).

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Events: coming, past; Brochure; Newsletter; Links; Donate;
Address: Science for Peace.ca, A306 University College, 15 King’s College Circle, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3H7, Canada;
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What we do: Conferences, forums, and seminars … Working Groups and Projects, Day to day research, information dissemination and public outreach of Science for Peace occurs through its Working Groups and through specific Projects. Continue Reading…

Reaching Critical Will

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Linked on our blogs with Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom WILPF.

  • Reaching Critical Will strives for the abolition of nuclear weapons. As a project of the oldest women’s peace organisation in the world, RCW recognises that nuclear weapons play an integral role in the militarism, ecological destruction, and social injustice plauging our world today. Therefore, RCW works not just for nuclear abolition but also for total and universal disarmament, the reduction of global military spending, and demilitarisation of politics and society.
  • Disarmament cannot be for the sake of disarmament itself. It must be for the promotion of true human security and all life on the planet. To advocate successfully for nuclear disarmament and human security, civil society needs to establish a discourse that helps us to understand the relationship between nuclear weapons and the structures that maintain them and to identify those who benefit from the maintenance of nuclear weapons. Reaching Critical Will seeks to help this discourse … (about 1/2).

Homepage;
Staff, Interns; News; Action; Critical Issues; Treaties;
Address: Reaching Critical Will, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom WILPF, UN Office, 777 UN Plaza, 6th Floor, New York, NY, 10017, USA;
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About WILPFContinue Reading…

Citizen Soldier

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prepared to challenge U.S. militarism in the new Millenium

CITIZEN SOLDIER’s strategy for change works! But to accomplish our goals, we need your help. Individual givers provide 85% of our budget; your tax-deductible contribution makes a difference.

Homepage;
Resources: how help; pdf-Broschure; Working Class War; Ongoing work; Free downloads;
Address: Citizen Soldier, 267 Fifth Ave., #901, New York N Y 10016, USA;
(no contact found).

Depleted Uranium
1.Why did the US military develop shells armed with depleted uranium (DU) and did they fully investigate potential health hazards from these weapons? Continue Reading…

The National Gulf War Resource Center NGWRC

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Trooper – Official Trailer, 2.47 min.: Murphy OShea, an Iraq Veteran, has a hard time re-adjusting to society upon his return from a long tour. His world crumbles when he discovers his father, Bill, a Vietnam Veteran, is dying. Trooper is a story of a father and son, two veterans from two very different Wars, helping each other to get through each day, and heal the wounds of War …  (full text on YouTube).

Homepage;
Donate, to keep help veterans, by paypal.com;
Address: National Gulf War Resource Center, Inc., 2611 SW 17th Street, Topeka, KS 66604, USA;
Contact. Phone: 785-221-0162, Toll free 866-531-7183, Fax:785-235-6531, e-mail for President: James A. Bunker.

Homepage 2/2:
… The National Gulf War Resource Center asks that all Veterans and their families take the time to view scenes from Producer/Director Christopher Martini’s upcoming feature film, “Trooper”. This landmark film boldly addresses the human cost of war on our Veterans and their families through a compelling storyline that follows a soldier’s return from Iraq, only to discover that both he and his father, a Vietnam Veteran, face severe health problems resulting from their service in two very different wars.  Continue Reading…

Federation of American Scientists FAS

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Space Policy Project

The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) was founded in 1945 by scientists who had worked on the Manhattan Project to develop the first atomic bombs. These scientists recognized that science had become central to many key public policy questions. They believed that scientists had a unique responsibility to both warn the public and policy leaders of potential dangers from scientific and technical advances and to show how good policy could increase the benefits of new scientific knowledge … (about 1/2).

Homepage; Sitemap;
Policy; Energy and the Environment; Learning Technologies; Strategic Security; Membership; Programs; Publications; Press; Blogs;
Address: FAS Headquarters, Federation of American Scientists, 1725 DeSales Street, NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20036, USA;
Contact.

About 2/2: … In this video Nobel Prize winner Hans Bethe, one of the founders of FAS and most influential physicists of the 20th century, reflects on his feeling of devastation on seeing pictures of Hiroshima and explains how and why the Federation of American Scientists was created. Continue Reading…

Green Jobs

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Our Advanced Search facility enables you to search all of our jobs and specifically source the jobs relevant to your skills. To quickly run a search now enter the criteria below and click the Search button at the bottom of the form.
Logged in registered users can also create and save 10 searches to run again whenever you like in order to find your ideal job. To use this functionality please register, or login now if you have previously registered … (full text Job search).

Homepage; Sitemap /Job Index;
Search criteria; Jobs by e-mail; Upload your CV; Career advice; Partners, links; Green Zone; Our blog;
Address: Office 404, 4th Floor, Albany House, 324/326 Regent Street, London, W1B 3HH, UK;
Contact.

About: GreenJobs.co.uk is the No.1 jobsite for talented jobseekers and is wholly dedicated to recruitment in the green industry sector. Launched in 2008, the GreenJobs website specifically targets candidates across all areas of the Environmental and Renewable Energy market place. 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…

Physicians for Social Responsibility

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Preventing What We Cannot Cure: Physicians for Social Responsibility is the medical and public health voice working to prevent the use or spread of nuclear weapons and to slow, stop and reverse global warming and the toxic degradation of the environment. (Homepage);
… Physicians for Social Responsibility is a 501(c)(3) organization and all donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Nearly eighty cents of every dollar contributed goes directly to PSR program work. (About).

Take action; Environment, Health; Nuclear Weapons; Safe Energy; Resources;News, Events; Chapters; Tax deductible Support;
Address: Physicians for Social Responsibility, 1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 1012, Washington, DC, 20009, USA;
Contacts.

About: Physicians for Social Responsibility is a non-profit advocacy organization that is the medical and public health voice for policies to prevent nuclear war and proliferation and to slow, stop and reverse global warming and toxic degradation of the environment. Continue Reading…

Aquaverde

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reforesting the Amazon – A Swiss Non-Profit Association

  • Aqua Verde was founded in Geneva, Switzerland, in 2002.
  • The goal of Aquaverde is to promote and support all initiatives thriving to bring a new dimension to the interaction between human society and environment, in the perspective of sustainable development and dignity of People.
  • The Association concentrates its efforts in priority to the safeguard of water resources in the Amazon region.
  • This biodiversity treasure is a center piece of the world’s climatic regulation which transforms most of the carbonic gas into oxygen.
  • … (full text Mission Statement).

Homepage; Accueil;
Plant a Tree; Surui project; Munduruku project; Deforestation; Cycle of water; Biodiversity; the Amazon; Partners; News; Gallery;
Contact by e-mail.

About /a story of respect – by Almir Narayamoga Suruí, Chief of the Gamebey Clan of the Suruí People of Rondônia in Brazil:  Continue Reading…