Latest news, communications and logistics services from Reuters for the international disaster relief community.
The news website of the Associated Press (AP). Provides reports on developments all over the world.
News online from the British Broadcasting Corporation.
Provides material from The Belfast Telegraph, The Business Telegraph, Sunday Life and Ireland's Saturday Night. The Belfast Telegraph online archive dates back to November 1995.
Financial services industry news from around the world.
CNN.com features the latest multimedia technologies, from live video streaming to audio packages to searchable archives of news features and background information. The site is updated continuously throughout the day.
Aims to provide public access to the political process; created by America's cable companies in 1979.
Read and search editorials, opinion pieces and Op-Eds from over one hundred major newspapers from the US and around the world.
Global news, opinion and analysis from The Economist.
On-line digest of Scotland's The Herald. Established in 1783, The Herald is the oldest English language daily newspaper in the world.
All the features from the printed version, plus in-depth supplements - see the one on international news. The archive allows you to search through back issues from 1994 to the present day.
Much more than financial news.
The Guardian's and Observer's excellent and stylish website.
Provides the full text of daily debates in the House of Commons. The site is rather dull but the information provided very useful.
Offers syndicated columnists, blogs and news stories with moderated comments.
Breaking news, comment and features from The Independent newspaper.
Provides hourly news updates to the UK's radio stations.
ISA is a leading provider of country analysis, economic forecasting and political risk assessment for many of the world’s leading companies, governments and financial institutions.
The site offers a good coverage of national news stories. It also uses a lot of video - the World News programme can be viewed in its entirety.
Find every article from the print edition, along with an archive search facility.
This news portal links to the latest stories circulating on the Web. News providers include the FT, the Press Association and the BBC.
Search the archives of hundreds of news archives on the web.
Providing quality reports and analysis since 1851. The largest metropolitan newspaper in the US, and the most popular US newspaper website.
Links to newspaper sites worldwide.
A leading news targeting, distribution and monitoring service.
Provides the world’s foremost newspapers with exclusive commentaries by prominent leaders and opinion makers.
Includes material from the printed edition, with the added bonus of an archive search facility. It also lists some very useful links.
The controversial words of its columnists are all available here.
An incredibly detailed site that reprints every word written in both the week-day edition and the Sunday Times.
WSJ online coverage of breaking news and current headlines from the US and around the world.
Good source of up-to-the-minute news from all over the globe in many languages.
A portal that combines a host of country and topical reports, part of the WorldNews Network.
The site of the UK-based charity provides articles on political, social and economic issues affecting developments in Africa.
The successor to the prize-winning Africa News Service, allAfrica.com is the largest electronic distributor of African news. The site provides a wide range of topics, including AIDS, children and women, and links to national sources of African news and information.
This South African newspaper was Nelson Mandela's favourite prison reading and continues to be a thorn in the side of established politicians.
News headlines and comment from Kenya, with links to the weekly The East African.
Home to the Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN), part of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). This useful site provides geographically and thematically organised news from all over Africa.
Weekly forum for social justice in Africa
A monthly magazine analysing current affairs in the region. The site also includes the Maghreb Weekly Monitor that helps readers stay abreast of breaking political and economic developments in Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco.
Good international coverage, includes a regular feature 'The Best and Worst of the British Press.'
Monthly magazine focused on Brazilian current affairs.
As well as video streaming of debates in the Senate and House of Representatives, the site covers the Bush administration and state politics.
The official web site of the government of Canada, with link to government announcements, departments and agencies, and more.
Canada's largest and oldest (it was launched in 1936) news gathering organisation. This site provides up-to-the-minute news, video from TV newscasts and documentaries, as well as highlights from CBC Radio.
CBS's 48 Hours programme thrives on sensational stories. The Letter from London feature offers a good glimpse at American perceptions of Britain.
CNN.com features the latest multimedia technologies, from live video streaming to audio packages to searchable archives of news features and background information. The site is updated continuously throughout the day.
Not a religious periodical but a "real" newspaper published by a church in Boston, Mass., USA. Everything in the Monitor is international and US news and features, except for one religious article that has appeared each day in the Home Forum section since 1908.
The flagship current affairs show for American public television PBS. It tackles many key issues facing the USA, and each programme has its own site.
The online edition of the monthly magazine, providing finance and capital markets news covering Latin America.
At present celebrating "25 years of raising hell," Mother Jones is a thought-provoking magazine published by the Foundation for National Progress.
including links to US and Canadian members' websites.
The leading source for Congressional news and information, part of The Economist Group.
Offers the contents of The Atlantic Monthly's print edition, plus links to related articles, access to back issues of The Atlantic from November to the present, as well as hundreds of articles selected from the magazine's 143-year archive.
Good source of regional and national news, updated daily.
Matt Drudge is the 31-year-old chronicler of The Drudge Report, an Internet site packed daily with gossip, tidbits and information on everything from the latest scandal in Washington to the latest Neilsen ratings.
One of Canada's national newspapers.
Canadian national newspaper, first published in 1998.
The site contains the day's Washington Post, continually updated news coverage, breaking stories and extensive original content, as well as a growing suite of cultural, community and commerce services.
Provides daily news headlines and quality comment on the political and social issues affecting this Caribbean island.
Provides news and economic data about its member states.
Portal to resources on the Asia-Pacific region.
The site of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Australian news and comment from News Limited, Australia's largest newspaper publisher. Content comes from papers such as The Australian, Herald Sun, Daily Telegraph, Sunday Times and more.
The official site of China's Foreign Office in Taipei. Contains a section with Taiwan news headlines and links to the Peace Forum.
CNN's Asian edition.
The Daily Yomiuri offers an orderly approach to Japanese news, with an emphasis on straight reporting rather than flashy features. Excerpts from the printed version are slotted into segments devoted to such topics as crime, culture and science.
News and views on China, from the European Internet Network (EIN).
This Tokyo-based newspaper was first published in 1897. The site includes daily news and a good weekly round-up of both home and international affairs. Also contains profiles of present and past Japanese Cabinets.
One of the Philippines' leading newspapers, MB covers a wide array of issues and columnists tackle both national and international affairs.
Home to New Zealand's largest daily newspaper, part of the Wilson & Horton Group.
Political satire from New Zealand, covering a wide range of issues and regions.
The site of the South China Morning Post, Hong Kong's largest English language newspaper. The focus is on domestic news but it reports on news from across the Asian continent.
The site compiles newspaper articles, op-ed pieces, official policy statements, academic papers and reports from English language sources.
Melbourne's daily newspaper, with breaking news 24 hours a day.
Contains a mix of national, world and business stories, provided by News Interactive.
'A window on Thailand and the region.'
The online version of the business daily, with coverage throughout Southeast Asia.
A bimonthly journal which features English translations of essays, interviews, and discussions by commentators on topics of interest in Japan today. The site offers an open forum for active online exchange on these topics.
The Sydney Morning Herald
Sydney's respected daily newspaper, with a mix of world, national and local news.
Transitions (TOL) is a non-profit organization established to strengthen the professionalism, independence and impact of the news media in the post-communist countries of Europe and the former Soviet Union.
A monthly magazine aimed at financial executives, published by The Economist Group.
CNN.com Europe Edition concentrates on world news as seen from Europe. The biggest stories are told in depth with video and audio clips, pictures, maps, profiles, timelines and fact-files.
Quality coverage of German current affairs, from Der Spiegel. At present, only available in the original German.
A fantastic site, offering news an analysis from Germany and Europe in 31 languages.
News and analysis from a consortium of European broadcasters, it's available in six European languages.
The European Union's official site, including statistics and links to the Parliament, Court of Justice and other EU sites
Provides information services on non-dominant ethnic groups in Europe and their relationships to dominant groups. Consult the very useful Links Database, and the Gateway to World Libraries. Download ECMI's research papers.
Online news service, drawing from hundreds of sources.
The site of the weekly newspaper on European Union affairs, published by The Economist Group. It gives a comprehensive weekly account of the activities of the European Union institutions - Commission, Parliament and Council of Ministers.
The online version of Germany's business and financial daily.
Incorporates the online edition of The Irish Times, and more than 25 stand-alone sites covering breaking news, business, the peace process and more.
Includes the material from the printed version, plus breaking news from the Agence France Presse (AFP) and good feature material. Only available in French.
The online version of the respected Portuguese daily newspaper.
The Web edition of Prague's weekly newspaper offers broad analysis, with editorials on political issues, and interesting perspectives on foreign news events.
Live and recorded bulletins are available on this English-language news feed. Broadcast from Vienna, coverage focuses on how European and global developments affect the Austrian state.
Reports on developments in Eastern Europe, Russia, the Caucasus and Central Asia. RFE/RL claim to provide more immediate and accurate information on these countries than virtually any other source, and all programmes from their 19 language services are broadcast live in RealAudio.
Radio Prague's international news service streams live broadcasts, as well as archiving important programmes.
A compilation of news on Russia and the Baltic states from a domestic and international perspective.
English-language news on Moscow, Russia and the world. The special report "Ten Years After The Coup: 1991-2001," is of great interest. There are in-depth analysis on topics such as the Kursk tragedy and Chechnya.
The online version of Scotland's national newspaper.
The English-language newspaper of St. Petersburg. Includes special features on Russia's last tsar and investment. The archive should prove useful to historians and students.
News and current affairs from Swiss Radio International (SRI), with useful a links page to organisations in Switzerland.
Russian business news and analysis.
Produced in Cairo since 1875, Al-Ahram is the Arab world's oldest paper and one of the best English-language news sources in the region.
The Israeli independent national radio station, providing politically conservative programming with a traditional Jewish-Zionist orientation.
Part of the World News Network, the site digests stories on Iraq as reported by the world's media, with a focus on political conflicts and local disputes. Includes links to Iraqi news sources and related sites.
Harvard's vast library of links to Middle East websites.
One of Bahrain's daily papers, it is a decent resource for finding out what's happening locally in the region.
English-language newspaper from the United Arab Emirates with vast regional coverage. Good coverage of current affairs in the Emirates, Gulf and Asia, elsewhere in the site the section 'You and the UAE' provides detailed information about the country's laws.
One of Qatar's newspapers. The tone is deeply rooted in Arab culture and does not challenge state policy in any form.
English-language edition of the broadly liberal Ha'aretz daily newspaper, produced in Tel Aviv.
The site of this morning paper allows you to read every word included the printed version.
Good source for in-depth analysis of Israeli politics, with links to related publications. The focus is on the Middle East peace process and news from Israel's bordering states.
This site offers little more than a few headlines about local affairs with links to Western news services. The Oman government continues to have the power to censor any material deemed 'offensive'.
An excellent resource on Palestine, from the WorldNews Network. The site features a comprehensive guide to Palestinian news resources, and also digests stories on Palestine from established international news organisations.
A US-based service, providing daily news of Iran and Iranians from four corners of the world. The links to Persian news sources provide added substance.
Internet archive of official Saudi press releases that go back to 1998. A good way to find out the official line on policies or issues, with links to different government departments and resources on Saudi Arabia.
News, information, and critical analysis of Syrian economic and business affairs.
Site developed by the Gulf/2000 Project at the School of International & Public Affairs of Columbia University. Provides a wealth of information on the eight countries of the Persian Gulf region
This weekly news magazine prides itself as a Yemeni institution, and reviews local news, finance and culture. Special investigations, news briefs, and interviews with prominent individuals define the format of many reports; all of which are subject to strong press laws.
This publication ceased publication with its Dec. 7, 2001 issue, but its online archives are still available. The archive is fully searchable and is still heavily used by researchers, business people and anyone with an interest in Asian affairs.
India's premier economic research organisation. Good source of up-to-date information and analysis and on the Indian economy.
Pakistan's most widely circulated English language paper. The website offers news and comment on Pakistan and the South Asian region.
Home to the influential The Indian Express, offering various other news-related micro-sites and sections, functioning as independent sites on their own, with content taken from more than 29 daily and weekly papers.
Compiled in Kathmandu, this site makes very useful reading for a domestic perspective on events in Nepal. Includes detailed information of most official announcements.
India's Economic Times, covering economics, politics, finance and more, part of The Times Group.
The Indian daily paper's editorials, articles and comment provide a vivid picture of the country. Offers links to a vast number of national and international media outlets.
India's Telegraph claims to be the largest circulated English daily in India's eastern region and is published in Calcutta.
Good source of news and analysis from the largest democracy on earth, part of the Times Group Sites. The content is good, with sections about India's main regions.
Established in 1885 at Saratona NY, the AEA is now based in Nashville. The site provides basic information about AEA's organisation and research.
Offers links to many of Prof Eichengreen's research papers.
Financial market updates and analysis from Bloomberg.
Home to the politically centre Washington DC think-tank. The site includes a wealth of resources on foreign policy studies.
Access economic data and analysis compiled by the leading statistical agency, part of the US Department of Commerce Economic.
Up to the minute market news, from the editors of CNN and MONEY magazine.
Prof Rodrik has published widely in the areas of international economics, economic development, and political economy. The site includes information about his academic career and publications.
Research and policy advice from the German Institute for Economic Research. The DIW Berlin was originally founded in 1925 as the Institute for Business Cycle Research.
Extensive guide to economics-related information, articles and analysis on the world’s economies, industry status and global data.
The business information arm of The Economist Group, a leading provider of country intelligence. Most of the Fortune 500 companies are EIU clients.
A NY-based institute focused on cyclical research in the tradition established by Geoffrey H. Moore. The site contains information about their work and structure.
From its findings, EPI publishes books, studies, issue briefs, popular education materials, and various other publications - many of which are available in this very useful website.
This database is a comprehensive collection of historical and current financial and economic data, covering more than 150 different countries.
Comprehensive statistical database on hedge fund performance. Credit Suisse First Boston and Tremont have combined their resources to set a new standard in hedge fund benchmarking. The CSFB/Tremont Hedge Fund Index is currently the industry's only asset-weighted benchmark of hedge fund performance.
The studies of the Washington DC-based institute cover some of the major international financial initiatives of the past two decades. Read about IMF's reform, the adoption of international banking standards, polices toward the dollar and the euro, and responses to debt and currency crises.
Formerly the Futures Industry Institute, the IFM provides information on and for the financial services industry.
Providing quality economic research on the UK tax system, considering the likely effects of fiscal policy on every section of the population.
IFC International Finance Corporation
Part of the World Bank Group, the IFC exists to promote sustainable private sector development in developing countries.
Prof Sachs is the Director of Columbia University’s Earth Institute. The site provides biographical information as well as details of his publications.
Prof Williamson has produced much work on globalization in historical perspective. Many of his papers may be downloaded from this site as pdf files.
The Levy Economics Institute
The site of the Economics Institute of Bard College in New York is a good source of research papers on economic policy analysis.
Statistics and comprehensive analysis of the Canadian economy.
Internet Archive on Marxist writers and history, available in 23 languages.
Washington DC-based association of individuals who have an interest in business economics. Contains a useful set of links on business economics.
Representing the occupational pensions movement. NAPF are the main body representing the interest of employer-sponsored retirement provision in the UK.
The home to the Cambridge, MA-based institute contains pdf versions of some of their research papers.
Comprehensive site providing Prof Krugman's past and recent material, plus articles written about his work.
Check the financial updates from Reuters.
Prof Baldwin is the Managing Editor of Economic Policy and the site provides links to the online edition of the journal and many of his papers and books.
Free Stock-charting, market analysis and financial tools, plus everything you need to know about chart analysis is in the site 'Chart School.' Clear, easy-to-understand articles with lots of illustrations.
A review and analysis of current economic news and trends, from Economy.com.
American conservative think-tank, whose mission is 'to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defence.'
One of the oldest economic associations in the world, the site provides information about the structure, publications and events organised by the Society.
Read detailed reports and analysis from Wall Street-based TheStreet.com.
Inequality indicators and analysis from the University of Texas. At preset the site has up to date monthly measurements for Canada, Mexico and the USA.
Home to the Social Science Research Centre in Berlin. The site offers the full text of a number of discussion papers for downloading in PDF format - topics include Europe's variety of capitalist models.
Online study portal for students and teachers with interest in the economic and political sciences. The Tutor2u discussion forums are moderated by a team of teachers and examiners who give their time voluntarily.
Centralised resource for linking to individual countries' government sites
Political science resources from Richard Kimber (especially strong on Britain)
Strategic forecasting and analysis from one of the leading providers of global intelligence. An excellent resource for policy-makers, academics and others.
Contains good but not always up-to-date country-by-country information from LC. The series is not all-inclusive - notable omissions include Canada, France, the UK, and other Western nations, as well as a number of African nations.
A discussion forum for sceptical ideas and topical issues.
This section of the WWW Virtual Library system presents over 2000 annotated links in a wide range of international affairs topics.
This useful site provides detailed information about the Office's structure, together with papers on modernisation and ministerial codes of conduct and links to other government departments.
This site seeks to give a way into the wealth of government data.
Northern Ireland Office
This site is the informational resource provided for UKPOL Magazine.
The purpose of Data.gov is to increase public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the US Federal Government.
A portal connecting the world to all U.S.A. Government information and services.
Contains background information, election results, notable events, and more on each of the presidents to date. Links to biographies, historical documents, audio/video files, and other presidential sites.
The official site of the House of Representatives of the United States of America.
The official site of the United States Senate.
U.S. government’s official website providing easy access to data related to Recovery Act spending and allows for the reporting of potential fraud, waste, and abuse.
The official site of the USA White House.
ABA provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, information about the law, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work, and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public.
Seeking to advance the study and use of international law. One of the best sources in the field, the site also provides the excellent ASIL Guide to Electronic Resources for International Law.
Database of the case-law of the supervisory organs of the European Convention on Human Rights.
Founded in 1989 in order to tap the tremendous potential of law at the international, regional and domestic level, to encourage environmental protection and sustainable development.
Vast portal on Legal Research Resources on the Internet, created by Lyonette Louis-Jacques.
Sources and Reference Material for International Conventions and International Law and Policy.
Treaties and international law resources galore. Originally provided to the public courtesy of the US House of Representatives Law Revision Counsel Office. When the House of Representatives discontinued hosting the Library, LawGuru.com and others were allowed to carry it.
A fully searchable collection of primary source material, commentary, and analysis for anyone with an interest in EU competition law.
Providing a forum for critical and constructive thought about the function, content and working of law in the international community.
The international trade and commercial law monitor, has been extended to include a number of other international law areas, such as human rights and environment and cross-border crime.
Links to the principal legal bodies of the United Nations, its Courts and Tribunals and international law documents
Basic Documents of International Law
Hub of the Harvard Kennedy School's research, teaching, and training in international security affairs, environmental and resource issues, and science and technology policy.
Poland - Polish Official Statistics (CSO/P)
Russia - State Committee of the Russian Federation on Statistics
The United Nations' searchable statistics resource.
With vital statistics and comprehensive information on every country.
Promoting the study of international organizations as they increase in number, complexity, and importance in international relations.
ACS Association for Canadian Studies
Dedicated to the promotion of research, teaching and publications on Canada. Founded in 1973 at Queen's University, Kingston.
The Institute arranges programs of lectures, seminars, conferences and other discussions, and sponsors research and publications on international affairs.
Home to the politically centre Washington DC think-tank. The site includes a wealth of resources on foreign policy studies.
Inter-disciplinary research group founded in 1982 at the University of Berkeley, to focus on the development and application of the international economy.
BISA British International Studies Association
Promoting the study of International Relations and related subjects through teaching, research and facilitation of contact between scholars.
The Institute, based in Washington DC, is named for Cato's Letters, a series of libertarian pamphlets that helped lay the philosophical foundation for the American Revolution.
Helping Canadians obtain a better understanding of foreign policy and global issues through an extensive programme of public education. Includes a vast links page to other International Relations related sites.
Founded in New York City in 1914 by Andrew Carnegie, the Council publishes the respected journal Ethics & International Affairs. Read abstracts of the articles printed in the journal - some articles available in pdf format.
Inter-disciplinary research centre based in the Department of Politics and International Relations at Lancaster University in the UK.
A non-profit public interest organization working to keep the Internet open, innovative, and free.
Home to the London-based think-tank, the site provides lists of the discussion papers most recently uploaded to the site, with full abstracts and links to the pdf versions of these papers
Quality research on European affairs by an international staff of 30 drawn from fifteen countries.
UK think-tank devoted to improving the quality of the debate on the future of the European Union. Learn about enlargement, defence, economic reform, institutions and policies, EU and the wider world and other key issues.
Established in 1920, RIIA organises over 100 meetings a year addressed by world leaders and decision-makers, and a dozen conferences.
The site contains a large number of relevant academic papers on every aspect of world trade negotiations and a comprehensive list of research links.
Home to Mexico's Centro de Investigación para el Desarrollo, proposing viable alternatives to the country's medium and long-term development.
CSIS provides strategic insights and policy solutions to decision makers in government, international institutions, the private sector, and civil society.
Established in 1992 with a grant from the Maurice Laing and Rufford Foundations under the directorship of Professor Lord Desai.
The largest research centre dealing with the study of globalisation and regionalisation in Europe - based at the University of Warwick in the UK.
One of the largest independent, non-profit international affairs organizations in the United States. Good links page.
Research covers a broad spectrum of subjects, including the new world order, the organisation of Europe and Denmark's place in a new regional and international context.
Department of International Politics at The University of Wales, Aberystwyth
The oldest department of its kind in the world. The Department and the Woodrow Wilson Chair of International Politics were both established in 1919.
ESI Economic Strategy Institute
The latest on the U.S. economy, from the Washington, DC- based institute, including comment on the USA's trade relationship with Japan, China, Korea and the EU.
Providing information services on non-dominant ethnic groups in Europe and their relationships to dominant groups. Consult the very useful Links Database, and the Gateway to World Libraries. Download ECMI's research papers.
The University of Birmingham's ERI aims to foster public debate and understanding on Europe.
Founded in 1945 on the initiative of William Beveridge to study democratic unity amongst states and peoples.
Established in 1918 as the League of Free Nations Association to support President Woodrow Wilson's efforts to achieve a just peace.
International network of analysts and activists dedicated to "making the U.S. a more responsible global leader and partner." Its new Globalization in Focus web page provides coverage of the issues facing institutions such as the WTO, the World Bank and the IMF.
Information System provided by the University of Toronto Library and the G8 Research Group at the University of Toronto. A good source of information and research on the institutions, issues and members of the G7/G8.
The Globalization Institute is an international development think tank which argues that bringing the poorest into the global economy is key to eliminating poverty.
Monitoring global policy making at the United Nations. Good section on Globalization, with a digest of articles on its different forms.
Information on topics such as foreign trade and investment, financial sector reforms, and competitiveness of Indian industry, from the respected ICRIER.
This site provides access to a wealth of relevant policy briefs, documents and other material on the major international financial initiatives of the past two decades.
The London- based institute supports democratisation and development in crisis zones. Current and back issues of all IWPR printed publications can be accessed through the archive.
A multi-campus research unit (MRU) serving the entire University of California (UC) system, to study the causes of international conflict and help devise options for resolving it through international co-operation.
ICAS sponsors work that explores the formation of contemporary structures of political power, social life, and cultural expression from perspectives at once local and global.
The consultancy research arm of the Department of War Studies, King's College London.
IIED International Institute for Environment and Development
Promote sustainable patterns of world development through collaborative research and knowledge dissemination. IIED works to address global issues such as mining, the paper industry and food systems.
A Swiss contribution for Partnership for Peace, run by the Centre for Security Studies and Conflict Resolution at the ETH Zurich. You can find scholarly events in foreign affairs and security policy around the world.
The most respected and widely known scholarly association in this field. Provides the excellent Directory of Internet Resources of Interest to ISA Community.
A Washington DC-based research centre to strengthen international understanding of Japanese science, technology, industry, security, and policy.
Quality research from KSG, the site also provides links to research centres in similar areas.
An independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit think tank in Washington, DC dedicated to analysis of the movement of people worldwide.
The leading association in its field in the UK - aiming to promote and develop the study of politics.
A regional initiative to foster networking amongst economic research institutions in South Asia. Initiated with assistance from the World Bank in June 1998, the network seeks to establish strong research links among diverse economic research institutes in the region.
Find information on weapon developments, arms transfers and production, military expenditure, as well as on arms limitations, reductions and disarmament.
A think-tank with comprehensive analysis and reports on conflicts in Algeria, Bosnia, Cambodia, Central Africa and the Balkans
Federal institution created and funded by Congress to strengthen the nation's capacity to promote the peaceful resolution of international conflict.
Funded by the contributions of 1,000 of the world's foremost corporations, the Forum acts in the spirit of entrepreneurship in the global public interest to further economic growth and social progress.
A NAFTA agency encompassing Canada, Mexico, and the USA. Includes a summary of environmental law in North America.
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) is the UN specialised agency whose work focuses on setting, monitoring, and upholding rights and standards at work.
Based in Vancouver , Canada , Adbusters is a not-for-profit, reader-supported magazine concerned with 'the erosion of our physical and cultural environments by commercial forces'.
AI works for the protection of human rights worldwide. It has more than 1 million members and supporters in over 160 countries and territories. The International Secretariat is based in London .
The AHRC seeks to protect and promote human rights by monitoring, investigating and taking solidarity actions with particular emphasis on social groups who have suffered discrimination in the past, such as women and children and minorities in Asia .
The Bretton Woods Project works to scrutinise and influence the World Bank and IMF. Through briefings, reports and a bimonthly digest (the Bretton Woods Update) it monitors the projects, policy reforms and the overall management of the Bretton Woods institutions, with special emphasis on environmental and social concerns
The Center for Justice and International Law's principle objective is to achieve the full implementation of international human rights norms in the member States of the Organization of American States (OAS) through the use of the Inter-American System for the Protection of Human Rights and other international protection mechanisms.
Largest online community empowering people to lead a healthy and green lifestyle while taking action on important causes such as politics, global warming and human rights.
CND campaigns non-violently to rid the world of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction.
Raise concerns about media corporations whose primary focus is to ensure policies favourable to commercial success and growth. CPBF recommends the establishment of a Media Commission to monitor cross media ownership and to enforce regulations.
Supports, links and represents consumer groups and agencies worldwide. It has a membership of more than 260 organisations in almost 120 countries.
A small Amsterdam-based organisation set up to monitor and report on the political activities of European corporations and their lobby groups.
An online magazine that produces regular features about the role of corporations in social, political and economic and environmental issues as well as providing hands-on activist tools.
Over 47,000 organizations of all kinds listed by region and country. One of the most extensive compiliation of NGO country directories.
The UK 's only alternative consumer organisation looking at the use of consumer power to bring about social change.
FONDAD is an independent policy research centre and a forum for international discussion established in the Netherlands . They provide policy-oriented research on North-South issues in a globalising world, in particular international financial issues for developing countries.
The largest international environmental network in the world with affiliates in 63 countries. Friends of the Earth is working to prevent the WTO from overruling hard-won environmental laws, and to make it more open and democratic.
Global Policy Forum's list of links to a variety of INGOs, as well as links to information regarding INGO-state interactions and the legitimacy of INGO activity.
Works to expose the link between environmental exploitation and human rights abuses. Information obtained through research and field investigations is used to brief governments, NGOs, the media and the world in order to achieve positive change.
The home to Greepeace International.
The largest human rights organization based in the United States . Site provides information by country, by global issue, info on campaigns and publications.
News and reports from Human Rights Watch
Facilitating cooperation and integration through information dissemination, policy dialogues and research support.
An alliance of US-based international development and humanitarian nongovernmental organizations, with links to more than 150 member organizations. Includes a Searchable database of documents by country, region and topic
IFIwatchnet is a new initiative in international NGO networking. It connects organizations worldwide which are monitoring international financial institutions (IFIs) such as the World Bank, the IMF, and regional development banks.
A grassroots organization committed to using media production and distribution as a tool for promoting social and economic justice. It aims to enforce human rights through law. It supports lawyers, judges, NGOs and victims on the ground by tailoring activities in response to the needs of each group and region.
A grassroots organization committed to using media production and distribution as a tool for promoting social and economic justice.
The ILO has been keeping a Special List of Non-Governmental International Organizations since 1956 other than employers' and workers' organizations which also share the principles and objectives of the ILO Constitution and Declaration of Philadelphia.
The goal of the Institute is to plant the seeds of knowledge and experience so that 'all nations of the world can achieve practical solutions to their problems in ways that fit their own needs'.
Provides a library of background information on key civil liberties and human rights issues. Founded in 1934, Liberty is the largest membership organization of its kind in Europe.
A network of citizens and organizations exploring new ways to achieve social justice, environmental harmony and democratic participation at all levels of society.
Dedicated to promoting human rights and sustainable development by harnessing the democratic potential of the Internet. This page is also available in French, Dutch, Italian and German.
A confederation of twelve non-governmental organizations working together in more than 80 countries to find lasting solutions to poverty, suffering and injustice.
Human rights group formed in 1990 as a watchdog on surveillance by governments and corporations, based in London. PI has conducted campaigns throughout the world on issues ranging from wiretapping and national security activities, to ID cards, video surveillance, data matching, police information systems, and medical privacy.
Lists progressive & leftist protests, meetings, and conferences worldwide. By publishing a public record of their political activities on the web they are taking a stand against the established media.
Public Citizen is a Washington DC-based, non-profit consumer advocacy organization founded by Ralph Nader in 1971 to represent consumer interests in Congress, the executive branch and the courts.
Share The World's Resources advocates for governments to secure basic human needs by sharing essential resources such as water, energy and staple food. We aim to promote greater international cooperation to facilitate a more equitable distribution of these vital goods and services.
Aims to promote solidarity and mutual knowledge and understanding among the countries and the peoples of the South.
An independent non-profit international network of organizations and individuals involved in issues relating to development, the Third World and North- South issues.
TI is promoting new inter-governmental agreements to fight corruption in an internationally co-ordinated manner.
UIA's International Organizations & NGOs Project: clearing house for information on over 40,000 international non-profit organizations and constituencies.
This site is the home page for the UN's global NGO community (Non-governmental organizations associated with the United Nations). Its aim is to help promote collaborations between NGOs throughout the world.
WANGO has an excellent INGO directory sorted by region.
The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging leaders in partnerships to shape global, regional and industry agendas.
A trade observatory on WTO, Globalization, Trade and Sustainable Development.
* Autonomous organisations working with the United Nations and each other through the co-ordinating machinery of the Economic and Social Council.
* Reports only to the General Assembly.
Contains information about this UN agency's emergency relief projects, with some alarming statistics and reports on many African regions.
UNICRI United Nations Interregional Crime & Justice Research Institute UNIDIR United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research
* Reports only to the General Assembly.
The UN internet gateway on the advancement and empowerment of women.