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
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).
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 ...
The Voice of America, which first went on the air in 1942, is a multimedia international broadcasting service funded by the U.S. government through the Broadcasting Board of Governors. VOA broadcasts more than 1,000 hours of news, information, educational, and cultural programming every week to an estimated worldwide audience of more than 100 million people. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
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).
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars aims to unite the world of ideas to the world of policy by supporting pre-eminent scholarship and linking that scholarship to issues of concern to officials in Washington. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Contributor:Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Website of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), an international independent medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural and man-made disasters, or exclusion from health care in almost 70 countries. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Contributor:Médecins Sans Frontières (Association)
IRC provides assistance in the form of relief shelter and resettlement to refugees and other victims fleeing from or affected by oppression epidemics armed conflict war and other complex humanitarian emergencies worldwide. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
British government department responsible for overseas relations and foreign affairs, through its headquarters in London and its Embassies, High Commissions and Consulates throughout the world. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Contributor:Great Britain - Foreign and Commonwealth Office