ACCORD is a civil society organization working throughout Africa to bring creative solutions to conflict. ACCORD influence political developments by bringing dialogue and institutional development as alternatives to armed violence and protracted conflict.
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We are a civil society organization that accompanies the indigenous peoples of the Sierra Tarahumara in the exercise of their human and collective rights, the conservation and restoration of their natural and cultural assets, for the well-being of their communities. ASMAC focuses work on three programs: Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples (DHPI), Community Wellness, and…
The Mexican Center for Environmental Law, A.C. (CEMDA) is a non-governmental, apolitical and non-profit organization that has been working for the defense of the environment and natural resources for 25 years. CEMDA is one of the main environmental civil society organizations in Mexico whose fundamental focus is the strengthening, consolidation, harmonization, implementation and effective compliance…
Based in Montreal, Equitas is Canada’s most recognized and active human rights education organization. We work for the advancement of equality, social justice and respect for human dignity through transformative education programs. In the last 50 years, we have reached over 3.2 million people worldwide.
The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights guarantees transparency from member states, which are asked to outline how they preserve such rights within their nations.
The International Budget Partnership collaborates with civil society around the world to use budget analysis and advocacy as a tool to improve effective governance and reduce poverty.
The Council on Foundation’s advocacy toolkit provides the opportunity, leadership, and tools needed by philanthropic organizations to expand, enhance, and sustain their ability to advance the common good.
Womankind works in partnership with women’s rights organisations to support women in Africa, Asia and Latin America to transform their lives and communities. We also work collectively to influence the policies and practices of government and non-governmental organisations through sharing our knowledge and experience.
International Democracy Watch (IDW) shines a light on campaigns of transnational civil society for the strengthening and the democratization of international institutions. It also promotes networks, illustrating their objectives and the outcomes achieved by global and local mobilizations.
This guide is a step-by-step process that allows assessment teams to take stock of the positive and negative human rights impacts of an investment project. Throughout the steps outlined within, information and additional references are provided including reference documents on human rights, examples of research techniques, relevant websites, and details on where to find specific information.