Africare is a private US organization assissting Africa in partnership with African communities. Africare's programs address needs in three principal areas:
* Health and HIV/AIDS
* Food security and agriculture
* Water resource development
Africare supports also programs in Emergency response, Environmental management, Literacy and vocational training, Microenterprise development, Civil-society development and governance and women’s empowerment .
It works in some 25 sub-Saharan countries. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The objective of the Centre is to promote South-South civil society cooperation on trade and development and create long-term capacity of civil society representatives to address the issues of equity and accountability. The Centre has been entrusted with the responsibility to consolidate and expand activities of the organisation on south-south civil society co-operation in the areas of trade, economics and environment. ... [according to site editor's information]
AWEPA is an international non-governmental organisation that supports parliaments in Africa and works to keep Africa high on the political agenda in Europe. It has some 1500 current and former parliamentarians as members from the European Parliament and almost all EU member states, plus Norway and Switzerland. It works in Africa from a development perspective to strengthen the core functions of parliaments: oversight, representation and legislation.
AWEPA has offices in Belgium, Burundi, DR Congo, Kenya, Mozambique, the Netherlands, Rwanda, Uganda, Southern Sudan and South Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
SWAA is a pan-African women's organization dedicated to women and their families in the fight against HIV/AIDS. SWAA's mission is to advocate on behalf of women, children and families in the fight against HIV/AIDS. SWAA mobilizes communities by strengthening capacity to prevent, control, and mitigate the impact of the epidemic. SWAA is a network of 40 grassroots country offices. ... [according to site editor's information]
FAS is an international NGO created by African women leaders with four main objectives:
- Fostering, supporting and promoting women's initiatives in the prevention, management and resolution of conflicts in Africa, and for the respect of their rights;
- Strengthening women's leadership capacity, including at the grassroots, to restore and maintain peace in their countries;
- Engendering policies, structures, programmes and the peace process for the attainment of durable peace and human security in Africa;
- Advocating at the national, regional and international levels for African women's rights and concerns, and their critical role on issues of peace and security. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
At the EU-Africa Lisbon Summit in 2007 a joint Africa-EU strategy was adopted. The strategy aims to develop a political vision and practical approaches for the future partnership between the EU and Africa, based on mutual respect, common interests and the principle of ownership. The website offers news and resources the dialogue and cooperation EU-Africa....
"IRIN (Integrated Regional Information Networks) is part of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs; its services are editorially independent. IRIN's principal role is to provide news and analysis about sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and parts of Asia for the humanitarian community." Among others IRIN provides a series of humanitarian films that can be watched online or downloaded for free."Today, in sub-Saharan Africa and Central Asia the need for an accurate picture of events on the ground is being met by the Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN), part of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). IRIN, which was born out of the 1994 crisis in the Great Lakes region of central Africa, pioneered the use of e-mail and web technology to deliver and receive information to and from some of the most remote and underdeveloped places in Africa, cheaply and efficiently. Its reporting focuses on strengthening universal access to timely, strategic and non-partisan information so as to enhance the capacity of the humanitarian community to understand, respond to and avert emergencies. IRIN further supports efforts at conflict resolution and reconciliation by countering misinformation and propaganda."[according to site editors`information] ... [supplemented]
Created by Nigeria's former President Olusegun Obasanjo ALF's mission is to develop leadership capacities in Africa in order to increase productivity of major actors in government, parliament, business and civil society. A range of high-level conference, seminars, workshops and publications address the quest for effective leadership, efficient management and enhancement of leadership skills. ... [according to site editor's information]
L'OPALS est une organisation médicale de solidarité internationale à but non-lucratif, indépendante de toute appartenance politique etconfessionnelle. L'OPALS promeut, renforce et développe les capacités humaines et matérielles des différentes institutions sanitaires et psychosociales des pays où elle intervient. L'OPALS élargit son champ d'action en dépassant son appui exclusif aux structures de santé dédiées à la seule prise en charge thérapeutique du VIH/Sida pour promouvoir notamment la santé materno-infantile et la lutte contre d'autres grandes endémies, paludisme et tuberculose notamment. ... [d'après les informations fournies par l'éditeur du site]
AFRAA is an air transport trade organization open to all African airlines. Its objectives are
to serve, promote and protect African airlinescommon interests,
to enhance co-operation among African airlines,
to help develop a safe reliable and economically viable air transport industry in Africa. [according to site editor's information]