Founded in 1996, the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) is an independent non-profit organization based in Geneva, Switzerland.
By empowering stakeholders in trade policy through information, networking, dialogue, well-targeted research and capacity building, the Centre aims to influence the international trade system such that it advances the goal of sustainable development. ... [according to site editor's information]
The South Centre is an intergovernmental organization of developing countries established by an Intergovernmental Agreement which came into force on 31 July 1995 with its headquarters in Geneva. The South Centre is intended to meet the need for analysis of development problems and experience, as well as to provide intellectual and policy support required by developing countries for collective and individual action, particularly in the international arena. ... [according to site editor's information]