United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) represents and defends the interests of local governments on the world stage, regardless of the size of the communities they serve. Headquartered in Barcelona, the organisation's stated mission is:
To be the united voice and world advocate of democratic local
self-government, promoting its values, objectives and interests, through cooperation between local governments, and within the wider international community.
United Cities and Local Governments supports international cooperation between cities and their associations, and facilitates programmes, networks and partnerships to build the capacity of local governments. It promotes the role of women in local decision-making, and is a gateway to relevant information on local government across the world.
Prometra is an international organization with its general objective the pro-motion and preservation of Traditional Medicine and the creation of links among cultures throughout the world. Prometra is as much an organism of cultural research, medical practice, scientific research structure works as an instrument of African integration and international relations through the rehabilitation of traditional medicine, ancient religions and universal spirituality. Having its headquarters in Dakar the Government of Senegal has granted it diplomatic status. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
CGIAR a strategic partnership of countries, international and regional organizations and private foundations supporting the work of 15 international Centers. In collaboration with national agricultural research systems, civil society and the private sector, the CGIAR fosters sustainable agricultural growth through high-quality science aimed at benefiting the poor through stronger food security, better human nutrition and health, higher incomes and improved management of natural resources. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Carter Center, in partnership with Emory University, is committed to advancing human rights and alleviating unnecessary human suffering through:
- International peacemaking
- Promoting democracy
- Disease control and prevention programs, and
- Championing mental health issues.
Founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, the Atlanta-based Center has helped to improve the quality of life for people in more than 70 countries.
Led by the Carters and an independent board of trustees, the Center's staff wage peace, fight disease, and build hope by both engaging with those at the highest levels of government and working side by side with poor and often forgotten people. ... [according to site editor's information]
The International Peacebuilding Alliance, Interpeace, works only with local partners in divided societies to build lasting peace. It works in close partnership with the United Nations and this relationship is formalized in a Memorandum of Understanding and is carried out operationally through the UN Development Programme/Interpeace Joint Programme Unit (JPU). ... [according to site editor's information]
Global Witness exposes the corrupt exploitation of natural resources and international trade systems, to drive campaigns that end impunity, resource-linked conflict, and human rights and environmental abuses. [according to site editor's information]
COPAL is an intergovernmental organization. Its objectives are to
- exchange technical and scientific information;
- discuss problems of mutual interest and to advance social and economic relations between producers;
- ensure adequate supplies to the market at remunerative prices;
- promote the expansion of consumption. ... [according to site editor's information]
Oxfam International is a confederation of 14 organizations working together with over 3,000 partners in more than 100 countries to find lasting solutions to poverty and injustice. With many of the causes of poverty global in nature, the 14 affiliate members of Oxfam International believe they can achieve greater impact through their collective efforts. ... [according to site editor's information]
ENDA-TM is an international NGO based in Dakar, Senegal. Enda collaborates with grassroots groups in search of alternative development models on the basis of the experience, expectations and objectives of marginalised peoples. [according to site editor's information]