The mission of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) is to serve central banks in their pursuit of monetary and financial stability, to foster international cooperation in those areas and to act as a bank for central banks.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 187 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world.
The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) is an organization that intends to supervise and liberalize international trade. The organization deals with regulation of trade between participating countries; it provides a framework for negotiating and formalizing trade agreements, and a dispute resolution process aimed at enforcing participants' adherence to WTO agreements which are signed by representatives of member governments and ratified by their parliaments
Guided by the belief that every life has equal value, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In developing countries, it focuses on improving people’s health and giving them the chance to lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty. In the United States, it seeks to ensure that all people—especially those with the fewest resources—have access to the opportunities they need to succeed in school and life.
The Children's Defense Fund (CDF) is a non-profit child advocacy organization that has worked relentlessly for nearly 40 years to ensure a level playing field for all children. We champion policies and programs that lift children out of poverty; protect them from abuse and neglect; and ensure their access to health care, quality education and a moral and spiritual foundation.
The mission of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) is to inspire, connect, and empower a community of global leaders to forge solutions to the world's most pressing challenges. By fostering partnerships, providing strategic advice, and driving resources toward effective ideas, CGI helps its members - organizations from the private sector, public sector, and civil society - maximize their efforts to alleviate poverty, create a cleaner environment, and increase access to health care and education.
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) provides independent, impartial assistance in more than 60 countries to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe, primarily due to armed conflict, epidemics, malnutrition, exclusion from health care, or natural disasters. MSF provides independent, impartial assistance to those most in need. MSF also reserves the right to speak out to bring attention to neglected crises, challenge inadequacies or abuse of the aid system, and to advocate for improved medical treatments and protocols.
The mission of the NIEHS is to "reduce the burden of human illness and disability by understanding how the environment influences the development and progression of human disease". NIEHS focuses on basic science, disease-oriented research, global environmental health, clinical research, and multidisciplinary training for researchers.
"WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends." -- About WHO
This is a search engine for students, faculty, researchers, and officials who are doing research in intergovernmental organization topics. The IGO Search searches across hundreds of IGO websites, enabling users to research topics such as active IGOs working on HIV/AIDS in Uganda
(mostly in Arabic, Farsi, some English) MENGOS is an Internet hub containing information about technology for non-governmental organizations, funding agencies, events, projects, success stories of individuals as well as organizations, and other topics relevant to nongovernmental organizations across the Arab Middle East. MENGOS is a project of Virtual Activism and its branch Center for Knowledge Society in Cairo, Egypt
Browse by region or country for WANGO member organizations or search my name, mission, or keyword. WANGO is an international organization uniting NGOs worldwide in the cause of advancing peace and global well being. WANGO helps to provide the mechanism and support needed for NGOs to connect, partner, share, inspire, and multiply their contributions to solve humanity’s basic problems.
The main role of the European Commission's Environment Directorate-General (DG) is to initiate and define new environmental legislation and to ensure that agreed measures are put into practice in the EU Member States.
The IPCC is the leading international body for the assessment of climate change. It was established by the United Nations Environment Programme and the World Meteorological Organization to provide the world with a clear scientific view on the current state of knowledge in climate change and its potential environmental and socio-economic impacts
The IEA is an autonomous organization which works to ensure reliable, affordable and clean energy for its 28 member countries and beyond. Today, the IEA’s four main areas of focus are: Energy security; Economic development; Environmental awareness; Engagement worldwide
UNEP's mission is to provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.
"The EMG is a UN System-wide coordination body. The EMG furthers inter-agency Cooperation in support of the implementation of the international environmental and human settlement agenda. It identifies issues on the agenda that warrant joint efforts, and finds ways of engaging its collective capacity in coherent management responses to those issues."
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing energy efficiency as a means of promoting economic prosperity, energy security, and environmental protection. ACEEE conducts policy analysis, advises policymakers, and educates and informs businesses, the media, and consumers about energy efficiency.
EWG specializes in providing useful resources to consumers while simultaneously pushing for national policy change. The mission of EWG is to use the power of public information to protect public health and the environment.
FSCl is an international organization whose mission is to “promote environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial, and economically viable management of the world's forests.” FSC sets international standards for forest management that incorporate this “triple bottom line” approach to sustainability: environmental, social, and economic.
NRDC is a 1.2 million-member organization with a mission to protect the earth and its people through legal action, government lobbying and engaging with businesses to create more sustainable practices. NRDC also advances its cause through public education including newsletters and consumer guides to green products.
OCA is an online and grass-roots nonprofit public interest organization campaigning for health, justice, and sustainability. The OCA deals with crucial issues of food safety, industrial agriculture, genetic engineering, children's health, corporate accountability, fair trade, environmental sustainability, and other key topics. It is the only organization in the U.S. focused exclusively on promoting the views and interests of the nation's estimated 50 million organic and socially responsible consumers.
PSI is a national non-profit membership-based organization located in Boston, Mass. PSI works with state and local government agencies to partner with manufacturers, retailers, environmental groups, federal agencies, and other key stakeholders to reduce the health and environmental impacts of consumer products.
The U.S. Green Building Council is the nation’s leading coalition of leaders in various building trades, working to promote sustainable practices in the design, construction and rehabilitation of buildings. The Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program certifies both new and existing buildings according to a variety of measures based on energy efficiency, and has been instrumental in the creation of guidelines and systems processes for designing energy-efficient and environmentally sustainable buildings.