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).
UNIFEM is the women's fund at the United Nations. It provides financial and technical assistance to innovative programmes and strategies that promote women's human rights, political participation and economic security. Within the UN system, UNIFEM promotes gender equality and links women's issues and concerns to national, regional and global agendas by fostering collaboration and providing technical expertise on gender mainstreaming and women's empowerment strategies. ...
Contributor:United Nations Development Fund for Women
Middle East Reasearch and Information Project (MERIP), publisher of Middle East Report, is a progressive, independent organization based in Washington, DC. Since 1971 MERIP has provided critical analysis of the Middle East, focusing on political economy, popular struggles and the implications of US and international policy for the region. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Contributor:Middle East Research & Information Project
Africa Action is the oldest organization in the U.S. working on African affairs. Our mission is to change U.S.-Africa relations to promote political, economic and social justice in Africa. We provide accessible information and analysis and we mobilize popular support for campaigns to achieve this mission. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
The Pittsburgh Darfur Emergency Coalition (PDEC) is calling attention to the mass killings and widespread rape and torture, combined with the destruction of villages and the displacement of more than 2 million people that has been perpetrated in Darfur, Western Sudan, since the summer of 2003. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
The International Programs office of the U.S. Department of State conducts, develops and distributes public diplomacy materials in support of U.S. foreign policy objectives. Among its products and services are topical Web sites, a daily press service (the Washington File), publications, a speakers service, and overseas information resource centers. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
A group of Catholic Workers will be fasting August 1-4 and vigiling each day from 9 am-5 pm at the Sudanese embassy in Washington, D.C., and in South Bend, Indiana, for an end to genocide in Darfur. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
The Jamestown Foundation's mission is to inform and educate policy makers and the broader policy community about events and trends in those societies which are strategically or tactically important to the United States and which frequently restrict access to such information. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
As the UN Security Council prepares to consider referring to the International Criminal Court Sudanese individuals charged with war crimes and crimes against humanity in Darfur, the Bush administration continues to oppose such a move. However, a majority of Americans (60%) favor referring these cases to the International Criminal Court rather than using a temporary tribunal, as the administration has proposed. Web Site. electronic ...
The official website of the United Nations Mission in Sudan. UNMIS has been mandated by the UN Security Council to monitor and support the implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in Sudan, signed by the Government of Sudan and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army on 9 January 2005. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Africa Action is engaged in advocacy and activism to stop the genocide in Darfur, Sudan, where the Sudanese government has been waging a campaign of destruction against targeted African communities since 2003. More than 450,000 people have lost their lives and millions have been displaced, their livelihoods and villages destroyed by government forces and their proxy militias. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
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 ...
Established by concerned American citizens, USA for UNHCR, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, builds support in the United States for the humanitarian work of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR). Our mission is to inform Americans about the plight of refugees and advocate for their protection. We want to give individual Americans, frustrated by the growing refugee crisis and their own inability to do something to ...
Waging Peace has been campaigning on Darfur, pressing the British government to recognise genocide has occured there, to stop pandering to the Khartoum junta, and to start protecting the survivors. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).