The IGD is an independent South African non-governmental organisation broadly concerned with key issues in international affairs, and how these affect South Africa, southern Africa, and Africa as a whole. The IGD's activities centre on four programme areas, encompassing:
* South Africa
* The southern African region
* The global order ... [according to site editor's information]
EQUINET is a network of professionals, civil society members, policy makers, state officials and others within the region who have come together as an equity catalyst, to promote and realise shared values of equity and social justice in health.
EQUINET is governed by a steering committee involving academic, government and civic institutions from Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and from SADC and international level. EQUINET programmes involve institutions from these and other SADC countries.
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SACU, the oldest customs union in the world, has five member states: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, and Swaziland. It maintains the free interchange of goods between member countries and provides for a common external tariff and a common excise tariff to this common customs area. [editors ilissAfrica]
ARSRC, established in 2003, is part of a Ford Foundation five-year grant-making initiative, "Global Dialogue of Sexual Health and Well Being" aimed at giving visibility, depth and legitimacy to the field of sexuality. The goal of the ARSRC is to promote more informed and affirming public dialogue on human sexuality and to contribute to positive changes in the emerging field of sexuality in Africa, by creating mechanisms for learning at the regional level. Activities under the initiative will focus on four of the most populous countries in Africa: Egypt (North Africa), Kenya (East Africa), Nigeria (West Africa) and South Africa (Southern Africa). ... [according to site editor's information]
The main goal of the SAAIR is to benefit, assist, and advance institutional research leading to improved understanding, planning and operation of institutions of higher education. [according to site editor's information]
ILRIG seeks to build the capacity of trade unions and social movements to pro-actively respond to the challenges of globalisation. Linked to this, we also aim to contribute towards the development of independent, democratic and participatory alternatives. ILRIG has generally focused on international labour, economic and political issues in the context of contributing to solidarity amongst workers across the globe. The subject matter of ILRIG's work is international socio-economic issues and politics, concentrating on globalisation and its impact in South and Southern Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
"Should we have to pay twice for apartheid?" This is the question raised by the ADR organizations in South-Africa. Two statements were made in 1998 and 2003 summarizing their requests: the debts of apartheid must be cancelled, and the foreign businesses and banks that profited from apartheid and sustained it must pay reparations for the injustice and the damage made possible by it.
The Swiss ADR coordination, as the Swiss intermediary of the international campaign asks that the entire truth be made public concerning the relationship between Switzerland and the apartheid regime. The Swiss coordination supports the claims that were filed by Khulumani against banks and businesses. ... [according to site editor's information]
TIPS is an independent, non-profit research institute that undertakes and manages policy-relevant economic research in industrial, trade and small enterprise development policy to assist government and civil society in making informed policy choices. TIPS is active in both the South African and Southern African economic policy arenas and co-ordinate a wide network of established researchers. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The Social Development Programme of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa aims to the improvement of the spiritual, physical and emotional well being of the poor and oppressed people of Africa on a non-denominational basis. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The Africa Muslim Agency is a humanitarian and developmental NGO that works with over three thousand fulltime employed staff in more than 30 African countries "purely for the sake and progress of Islam in Africa. We pursue this mission in Africa by providing relief in respect of food to the most starving and hungry, water to the most thirsty, shelter to the most destitute, medical care to the most sick, education to the most needy and moreover, establishing poverty relief developmental projects towards ultimate self sufficiency in communities, thereby, with the Help of Allah (SWT), restoring the dignity, respect and honour of our fellow Muslims in need throughout Africa." ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]