The SANGONeT NGO Portal provides a gateway to the South African NGO sector. Its four main objectives are to develop the institutional capacity of the NGO sector through the provision of information that is intended to support stronger management practises; map NGOs and their activities through PRODDER, the most comprehensive database of its kind in Africa; create a community space for civil society exchange; and promote the benefits of ICTs in support of the work of civil society. The portal provides NGOs with a mechanism to air their views, while also creating the opportunity for other stakeholders to critique and evaluate the sector. ... [according to site editor's information]
CEAC is a network of NGOs and human rights institutions formed in May 2003. The objectives of the Coalition are to have full ratification of the protocol establishing the African Court by all 53 member states of the African Union (AU); to enhance transparency in the nomination and election of judges; provide a platform for sustainable civil society participation in the creation of the African Court; and provide technical support to the AU and the African Court. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The objective of the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum is to assist victims of organised violence. Members are 16 Zimbabwean NGOs. The Forum works in close collaboration with its member organisations to provide legal and psycho-social services to victims of organised violence and torture and to document all human rights violations, particularly politically motivated violence. It produces regular reports on human rights violations in Zimbabwe. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The South African Human Rights Commission is the national institution established to entrench constitutional democracy. It is committed to promoting respect for, obervance of and protection of human rights for everyone without fear or favour. [according to site editor's information]
ASAP is a nonprofit organisation working to promote freedom, development and growth in southern Africa with the current focus in Zimbabwe. The aim is to restore basic freedoms in Zimbabwe and to build partnerships and networked coalitions both in the international community and regionally in southern Africa - as well as links between them. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Zimbabwe Watch is an independent coalition of organisations in the Netherlands that contributes to the creation of a democratic and prosperous Zimbabwe for all Zimbabweans. A Zimbabwe that respects human rights and treaties and its commitments to good governance, socio-economic development and the rule of law.
Zimbabwe Watch collaborates closely with its partners in Zimbabwe and the region in order to define the most pressing issues and actions as well as develop possible alternatives. ... [according to site editor's information]
Kituo Cha Katiba is a regional non-governmental organisation established in 1997 with a mission to promote multi-disciplinary debate, dialogue and action on constitutionalism, good governance and democratic development in Eastern Africa through research, information dissemination, networking, advocacy and activism. Kituo Cha Katiba compliments individual and national initiatives through constructive engagement and collaboration. ... [according to site editor's information]
Funded by Western donors the mission of IED is to promote democracy through programmes in the electoral process, voter education, research and dissemination programmes. IED seeks to
* contribute towards the realisation of the conduct of free and fair elections,* enhance the creation of an informed voting population,
* develop and facilitate the availability of scientific and technical information relating to the electoral process. ... [editors ilissAfrica; according to site editor's information]
SERI is is a non-governmental human rights and humanitarian organization, which provides relief and humanitarian material assistance to victims of internal displacements arising from forced evictions and other natural and man-made disasters.SERI’s goal is to contribute towards global poverty eradication and entrenchment of good governance through improved access to economic, social and cultural Rights. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
WARDC is a non profit civil rights organization established in the year 2000 to promote respect for human rights, gender equality, equity, rule of law, accountability and social justice in Nigeria.
WARDC has developed over the years, working to reassert pro-people budget and women emancipation at all levels of the society, protecting rights and promoting equity in gender relations through advocacy, reporting, impact litigation, research and documentation.WARDC mission is to:
·Advance education, research, self development and positive change in the society.
·Promote gender equity as a principle of human rights and a developmental goal.
·Advocate gender re - balancing in resource distribution, legal rights and political participation.
·Promote gender justice and the achievement of equality in policies, laws and social relations.
·Contribute positively to the achievement of good governance, transparency, accountability and people friendly legal system in Nigeria....