openDemocracy is the leading independent website on global current affairs--offering stimulating, critical analysis, promoting dialogue and debate on issues of global importance and linking citizens from around the world. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Norwegian Church Aid (NCA) is a non-governmental and ecumenical organisation that works to ensure the individual's basic rights. The "Regional Sites : Eastern Africa" tab provides access to articles addressing the social, political, and economic situation in Eastern Africa, including the Darfur crisis. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
In Sudan, Crisis Group suggests strategies for peace in Africa's largest country, riven by ethnic and religious divisions, and multiple conflicts, including in Darfur. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
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 ...
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 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 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).
This bill imposes economic sanctions against the Republic of Sudan. State agencies are prohibited from purchasing products made in the Republic of Sudan or investing State funds in any company that does business with or in the Republic of Sudan. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Contributor:Maryland - General Assembly - Dept. of Legislative Services
Thank you for coming to NextBillion.net. Our goal is to identify and discuss sustainable business models that address the needs of the world's poorest citizens. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
004 has seen a number of developments in Sudan of particular significance for the humanitarian situation and WHO work. The most critical has been the escalation of the conflict in Darfur, with major humanitarian consequences. With over 1.5 million internally displaced persons, spread over more than 130 temporary settlements throughout an area as big as France, the health situation remains critical. Web Site. electronic ...
Contributor:World Health Organization - Office in Sudan
In this site, we strive to provide you with all the information you need about Islam and its civilizations, the universe and its changes, current affairs and their analyses, and general information and services that one cannot do without in the 21st century. 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 United States Institute of Peace is an independent nonpartisan national institution established and funded by Congress. Our mission is to help prevent, manage, and resolve international conflicts by empowering others with knowledge, skills, and resources, as well as by our direct involvement in peacebuilding efforts around the world. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
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).
The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University is one of the preeminent centers for research and dialogue on ethical issues in critical areas of American life. The center works with faculty, staff, students, community leaders, and the public to address ethical issues more effectively in teaching, research, and action. The center's focus areas are business, health care and biotechnology, character education, ...
Contributor:Markkula Center for Applied Ethics (Santa Clara University)
The declaration by United States Secretary of State Colin Powell last week that "genocide has been committed in Darfur and that the government of Sudan and the Janjaweed bear responsibility" signals an escalation in American imperialism's efforts to establish itself as the controlling power in North Africa and throughout the continent. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
People of faith are organizing around the country from Friday, July 8th through Thursday, July 21st to pray, bear political witness, and speak truth to power to end the genocide in Darfur, Sudan. Our goal is to organize over 500 cities, towns, and faith communities to take action and we need your help! Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
The program on refugee protection and humanitarian assistance works to assess emerging issues and controversies, to promote secure solutions, and to enlarge the international consensus on provision of protection and assistance. It has also taken a leading role in the debate over effective institutional arrangements for comprehensive protection. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Survivors United is an organization comprised primarily of women who were victims - and are now survivors - of rape or sexual assault. Survivors United is committed to bringing about an end to the ongoing genocidal rape of women and girls by Sudanese government soldiers and the Government's proxy militia, the Janjaweed. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
On October 6th, STAND (Students Taking Action Now: Darfur), in cooperation with organizations worldwide, will be holding an International Solidarity Fast for Darfur. The Solidarity Fast will reach individuals and communities around the globe in order to send a direct message that we, the international community, recognize our responsibility to protect the world's populations from humanitarian crises. Multiple events will be organized around the ...
Aimed to promote and propagate the principles of positive Muslim interaction with all elements of society to reflect, project and convey the message of Islam in its pure and unblemished form. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
"الشرقية أون لاين - الموقع الرسمي لجماعة الاخوان المسلمون بمحافظة الشرقية - جمهورية مصر العربية - الموقع يحتوي علي أخبار جماعة الإخوان في المحافظة وكل ما يتعلق بالمحافظة من أخبار محليه بالإضافة إلي الكثير من المقالات والصوتيات والمرئيات" 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).
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).
Contributor:Youngs, Tim - Great Britain - Parliament - House of Commons - Library - International Affairs and Defence Section
Facing History and Ourselves works with teachers, students, and the community to talk about responsibility in the face of genocide. These questions have been given new urgency in the face of the ongoing genocide in Darfur, Sudan. This page offers resources to help frame difficult discussions with students about the genocide and the response of leaders and ordinary people across the world. Web Site. ...
Contributor:Facing History and Ourselves National Foundation
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 ...
Darfur Peace and Development Organization seeks to restore reconciliation where conflict exists in the Darfur region of Sudan through humanitarian aid and services to the needy people in the region. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Contributor:Darfur Peace and Development Organization
A PHR field team, recently returned from the Chad/Sudan border, has compiled a list of indicators of genocide based on the testimony of victims and eyewitnesses in Chad and Darfur. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
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).
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 Save Darfur Coalition is an alliance of over 130 diverse faith-based, humanitarian, and human rights organization, assembled to raise public awareness and to mobilize efforts to help end the atrocities and reduce the suffering in Darfur and nearby refugee camps. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
CARE Nederland is een in Den Haag gevestigde onafhankelijke Nederlandse stichting met als statutaire doelstelling: het ondersteunen van mensen in een levensbedreigende situatie ten gevolge van noodsituaties. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
USINFO.STATE.GOV is the premier international web site for the U.S. government, providing daily updates on current foreign policy information from all agencies of the U.S. government, as well as information on American life and culture. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Contributor:United States - Dept. of State - Office of International Information Programs
CHF International's humanitarian relief activities through the BOLD program in the Darfur region of Sudan target Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to improve livelihoods and rebuild lives. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
InterAction is the largest alliance of U.S.-based international development and humanitarian nongovernmental organizations. With more than 160 members operating in every developing country, we work to overcome poverty, exclusion and suffering by advancing social justice and basic dignity for all. Includes Member Activity Report: A Guide to Humanitarian and Development Efforts of InterAction Member Agencies in Sudan, May 2006. Web Site. electronic | Electronic ...
The overall purpose of this web site is to provide access to information resources on the Greater Horn of Africa related issues for researchers and scholars by updating user of this web site with current affairs by providing lists of useful linked web resources and with the latest IFAA publications The resources mentioned here are not the only web resources relating to the Greater ...
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 mission of the Darfur Rehabilitation Project is to inform the American public about the extensive violations of human rights that have been and continue to occur in the Darfur region of western Sudan; unify the voice of Darfurians everywhere in order to bring increased international attention to the ongoing crimes against humanity in the region; advocate justice for the victims; promote conflict resolution; ...
The conflict in Darfur is causing one of the worst humanitarian disasters in the world, yet little is being done about a tragedy that affects more than a million people. The international community needs to do all it can to bring the sides together and help put an end to the killing. ITDG welcomes the recent ceasefire, and calls on the Sudanese Government and ...
DefenseLink.mil - The official website of the United States Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Defense, DoD, Defense, Defence, Military The home page for the Department of Defense Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) - Comite international de la Croix-Rouge (CICR) Homepage of the International Committee of the Red Cross. Includes ICRC operations bulletins for Sudan. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Contributor:International Committee of the Red Cross
IKAR is a new traditional and progressive Jewish spiritual community in L.A. IKAR is creative, spiritual, and egalitarian, welcoming people of diverse backgrounds, affiliations and lifestyles. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
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).
With the current political violence in Darfur, and the involvement of various political parties and ethnicities, it's important to a have a comprehensive source that serves as a gateway for the plethora of news on Darfur, and at the same time to have educational and advocacy purposes. 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)
Church World Service is a cooperative humanitarian ministry of 36 Protestant, Orthodox, and Anglican denominations, providing sustainable self-help and development, disaster relief, and refugee assistance in more than 80 countries. 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
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).
The government of Sudan is responsible for "ethnic cleansing" and crimes against humanity in Darfur, one of the world's poorest and most inaccessible regions, on Sudan's western border with Chad. The Sudanese government and the Arab "Janjaweed" militias it arms and supports have committed numerous attacks on the civilian populations of the African Fur, Masalit and Zaghawa ethnic groups. Government forces oversaw and directly ...
STAND (Students Taking Action Now: Darfur) is a student initiative to create awareness about, take political action on, and raise funds to relieve the genocide in Darfur, Sudan. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
WE are an organization, headquartered at Williams College, that believes we have a responsibility towards ending the violence and suffering in Sudan. Through a nationwide divestment campaign of state pension funds, we believe we can put pressure on companies that do business with Sudan to suspend operations until the government of Sudan provides for the safety and well-being of the people of Darfur. Web ...
Contributor:Sudan Divestment Campaign (Organization) - Sudan Divestment Task Force
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. The agency is mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees. It strives to ensure that everyone can exercise the right to seek ...
Contributor:Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
ODI is Britain's leading independent think-tank on international development and humanitarian issues. Our mission is to inspire and inform policy and practice which lead to the reduction of poverty, the alleviation of suffering and the achievement of sustainable livelihoods in developing countries. 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
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).
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).
Trócaire is the official overseas development agency of the Catholic Church in Ireland. It was set up by the Irish Catholic Bishops in 1973 to express the concern of the Irish Church for the suffering of the world's poorest and most oppressed people. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
The homepage of the European Commission provides information on daily news, thecalendar, the policies, the President, the Commissioners and the services offered. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Promoting an American public policy based on individual liberty, limited government, free markets and peaceful international relations. Extensive library of studies, articles and monographs available Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
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).