OSISA is a Johannesburg-based foundation established in 1997, working in ten Southern Africa countries: Angola, Botswana, DRC, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It is part of a network of foundations, established by George Soros. OSISA's vision is to promote and sustain the ideals, values, institutions and practice of open society. Its mission is to initiate and support programmes working towards open society ideals, and to advocate for these ideals in Southern Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Southern Africa Union Conference is part of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The Head Office is situated in Bloemfontein in the Free State. It has conferences in the Cape Provinces, KwaZulu Natal - Free State, Lesotho, Swaziland, Trans - Oranje, Transvaal and a Namibia Field. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The EAC is the regional intergovernmental organization of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania. It aims at widening and deepening co-operation among the Partner States in, among others, political, economic and social fields for their mutual benefit. To this extent the EAC countries established a Customs Union in 2005 and are working towards the establishment of a Common Market by 2010, subsequently a Monetary Union by 2012 and ultimately a Political Federation of the East African States. ... [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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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]
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]
SEAFO is a regional fisheries management organisation in South East Atlantic Ocean established in line with the provisions of the United Nations Law of the Sea (Article 118) and United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement (UNFSA). The objective of its Convention (The Convention on the Conservation and Management of Fisheries Resources in the South East Atlantic Ocean) is to ensure the long-term conservation and sustainable use of the fishery resources in the Convention Area through the effective implementation of the Convention.
As on January 2010, the Parties to SEAFO are Angola, European Union, Japan, Namibia, Norway and South Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
The IDM was established as a regional organisation in Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland to help meet the management needs of the Region through management development activities including training, consultancy, research, and the establishment of a Management Resource Centre. The objectives of IDM are inter alia:
* to improve the managerial knowledge and skills of persons charged with senior responsibilities for development in the public, parastatal and private sectors;
* to provide management training and consultancy to middle and senior level personnel in the public, parastatal and private sectors;
* to improve organisational structures, administrative and management procedures and development policies related to social and economic needs. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Founded in 1985 COSATU has been since then in the forefront of the struggle for democracy and workers' rights in South Africa. COSATU is a partner in the Tripartite Alliance together with the African National Congress and the South African Communist Party. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
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]