A center for activism focusing on conditions in the African World, we sponsor seminars, conferences, community awareness projects and training programs. These activities allow us to play a significant role in presenting to the general public alternative perspectives on the economic, political, and moral ramifications of U.S. foreign policy. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
The Department for International Development (DFID) is the part of the UK Government that manages Britain's aid to poor countries and works to get rid of extreme poverty. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Contributor:Great Britain - Dept. for International Development
The aim of this paper is to provide a brief, but broader perspective on the nature of the conflict in Darfur -- a conflict which is much-discussed, but often over-simplified -- and to outline the dilemmas emerging from a situation where there is a clear international responsibility to protect civilians. Despite the complexities involved, it concludes with a call for urgent and robust action ...
Now more than 100 years old, the Royal African Society today is Britain's primary Africa organisation, promoting Africa's cause. Through its journal, African Affairs, and by organising meetings, discussions and other activities, the Society strengthens links between Africa and Britain and encourages understanding of Africa and its relations with the rest of the world. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Islamic relief is dedicated to alleviating the suffering of the worlds poorest people. It seeks to promote sustainable economic and social development. Islamic Relief provides a facility for online donations Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Think Progress is a project of the American Progress Action Fund. The American Progress Action Fund is a nonpartisan organization. With the blog, APAF seeks to provide a forum that advances progressive ideas and policies. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Contributor:American Progress Action Fund (Organization)
NEWSfromAFRICA, publishes regular news, features, press reviews and editorials. It is the initiative of Koinonia Community, a not-for-profit development organisation based in Nairobi, Kenya. NEWSfromAFRICA strives to promote peace, justice,human rights and poverty alleviation through the use of modern Information and Communication Technologies(ICTs). All the articles published in NEWSfromAFRICA are written from the perspective of the African grassroots people, their struggle for freedom, dignity ...
The United Nations Children's Fund - UNICEF - works for children's rights, their survival, development and protection, guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
The HIC is a common service for the whole humanitarian community working in the Darfur region of Sudan. Managed by OCHA, the HIC strives to be a common information sharing platform for improved strategic and operational decision making in Darfur. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Contributor:Humanitarian Information Centre for Darfur
CARE International is one of the world's largest independent relief and development organisations, working in more than 70 countries and benefiting over 45 million poor and marginalised people. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Physicians for Human Rights mobilizes the health professions and enlists public support, using medical and scientific methods to investigate and expose violations of human rights. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Report written by Tim Youngs, International Affairs and Defence Section, House of Commons Library and dated June 23, 2004. This paper examines the background to the conflict, and looks at the international response to the humanitarian crisis. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Since February 2003, Sudanese government forces and their proxy militia known as Janjaweed have been engaging in genocidal campaigns to displace and wipe out communities of African tribal farmers in Darfur, Sudan. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Since independence Sudan has found itself almost constantly embroiled in civil conflict within its own borders. Throughout the 1990's, Sudan was widely known to sponsor terrorism, having such as including Osama bin Laden from 1991-1996. American sanctions have been in place in Sudan since 1997, the last American ambassador was removed in 1998, and Sudan has been on the US State Departments list of ...
Contributor:University of Denver - Center on Rights Development
UNDP, the United Nations Development Programme, the UN's global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. creates and supports partnerships to fight poverty and leads in advice, advocacy and resources to empower the poor. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Sudan Organisation Against Torture (SOAT) is an independent non-governmental human rights organisation established in 1993 working in Sudan and UK and has members worldwide. SOAT primary objective is preventing torture and challenging impunity. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
For the past 18 years, Sudan has been embroiled in a complicated civil war. Since 1989, USAID has put over one billion dollars in humanitarian assistance into Sudan. Beginning in 1998, development assistance has also been provided in southern Sudan. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Contributor:United States - Agency for International Development
Refugees International generates lifesaving humanitarian assistance and protection for displaced people around the world and works to end the conditions that create displacement. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).