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BETTER WORLD ORGANIZATIONS
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LEARNING & INFORMATION
GENERAL DIRECTORIES ABOUT ORGANIZATIONS:
GuideStar Information on the activities and finances of more than 650,000 nonprofit organizations.
Idealist A comprehensive source of information about organizations and taking action.
Internet Nonprofit Center A comprehensive database of information on over 1 million tax exempt entities.
People In Action for a Better World Links to Initiatives, Associations and Information on the Internet of actions being taken for a better world.
Progressive Possibilities Directories A listing of Activist Directories.
Union of International Associations (UIA) A clearing house for information on over 40,000 international non-profit organizations.
Directory Searchable directory of progressive groups that are online.
GENERAL DIRECTORIES FOR ORGANIZATIONS:
Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action Fostering research of nonprofit and philanthropic activities.
Foundations On-Line A directory of Foundations aiding non-profit charities in their search for funds.
Charitable Orgs About.com's guide to resources for nonprofit organizations.
http://isgh.tripod.com/ the Islamic Society of Greater Harrisburg
American Planning Association Public interest and research organization for urban and rural planning issues.
The Cohousing Network Information about and links to cohousing communities.
Community Network Movement Information and resources about community computer network systems.
eGroups A free e-mail community system.
Foundation for Community Encouragement Teaches the principles and values of community to individuals, groups, and organizations.
The Global Eco-village Network Supports the development of sustainable human settlements.
Intentional Communities Web Information about communes, intentional communities, collective settlements and kibbutz throughout the world.
Northwest Regional Facilitators Dedicated to helping individuals, groups and communities seize preferred futures.
Regional Networking Regional Networking by Continent, Country, Region, State, Province, and City.
Sustainable Communities Network Linking citizens to resources to create healthy sustainable communities.
UK Communities Online Using information and communications technology for the benefit of all by building local online communities.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Information and resources.
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Best Environmental Directories An index to envirnmental directories.
Conservation and Ecology Links Information about artificial reefs, coral, diving, and fishing.
EnviroInfo A compilation of useful Internet resources to environmental science and technology.
EnviroLink Library A comprehensive resource of environmental information available on the internet.
Environmental Organization Web Directory The largest exclusively environmental organization directory on the Web.
Environmental Professional's Homepage An information retrieval guide designed specifically for environmental consultants.
Environmental Research and Studies Center A comprehensive environmental resource and links site.
Global Environmental Options Comprehensive green design information resources on the Internet.
Health, Environment & Work Educational resources and information about environmental and occupational health.
Mining Co. A guide to Ecology on the Internet.
The Natural Heritage Network Data resources and an extensive index of web sites about conservation of biodiversity.
Natural Resources Research Information Pages An Internet resource guide for of natural resources.
NOAH Information about environmental health.
NRM-changelinks An online resource guide about sustainable natural resource management practices.
Pace Virtual Environmental Law Library Index of environmental laws.
Sustainable Development and Latin America A list of Internet websites with information on sustainable development in the Americas.
University Libraries Environmental studies.
Urban Environmental Management Resources on the Internet for Urban Environmental Management.
Virtual Reference The most popular Environmental locations and tools on the Web.
Web Guide - Yahoo! A comprehensive guide of all Environmental issues.
Virtual Library A comprehensive list of internet sites dealing with
Common Purpose Advocacy and coalition-building for identifying and implementing environmental and energy solutions.
Ejobs Environmental jobs and careers.
Environmental Ethics Internet resources about environmental ethics and environmental philosophy.
Environmental Protection Agency Information and resources.
Global Environment & Technology Foundation Promotes the development and use of innovative technology to achieve sustainable development.
Global Resource Bank A clearinghouse for a sustainable global economy.
Habitat in Developing Countries Provides information to researchers and professionals working for improvement in developing countries.
Internet Consumer Recycling Guide A guide to information for recycling.
The International Corporate Environmental Reporting Site Information about corporate environmental reporting (CER).
The International Institute for Sustainable Development Helps decision-makers understand the principles of sustainable development and how to put them into practice.
National Association of Physicians for the Environment Makes scientific information about health and the environment widely available.
Ocean98 A multi-national cooperative effort to accumulate joint action for the protection of the oceans.
SD Gateway Integrates online information from a network of some of the leading sustainable development institutes.
Sustainability Project A non-profit initiative to promote sustainability as a goal for Humanity.
Union of Concerned Scientists Citizens and scientists working together for a healthy environment and a safe world.
United Nations Environment Programme Mission to provide leadership and encourage partnerships in caring for the environment.
WasteLink A guide to radioactive waste related material on the internet.
World Resources Institute A center for policy research and technical assistance on global environmental and development issues.
Institute Public policy research about the links between the world economy
and the environment.
The Democracy Page A list of web sites about Freedom.
Freedom of Expression Links A list of Internet resources about Freedom of Expression.
Freedom Network A comprehensive list of resources about Freedom.
Freedom Links A list of links that are freedom-oriented.
Free-Market.Net Directory by topic, category, or region, and a searchable directory.
Law, Politics, and Government A list of Internet information sources about Law, Politics, and Government.
Organizations A comprehensive list of "libertarian oriented"
ACLU Freedom Network Issues and information presented by the American Civil Liberties Union.
Alchemind Society International association for cognitive liberty.
AmericaSpeaks To strengthen democracy by creating mechanisms that are accessible to the public.
Blue Ribbon Campaign for Online Free Speech Acting to stop Internet censorship.
Build Freedom Information on how to live as free as possible in an unfree world.
Campaign for Freedom of Information Aims to eliminate unnecessary official secrecy.
Cato Institute Promotes public policy based on individual liberty, limited government, free markets, and peace.
Center for Living Democracy How to use democracy to solve society's problems.
Citizens Democracy Corps Volunteers support the transition to free market economies.
Citizens Internet Empowerment Coalition Fighting for the future of free expression in the Information age.
Democracy and Government On-Line Information about "electronic democracy".
Discovery Institute Promotes ideas in the common sense tradition of representative government, the free market and individual liberty.
Electronic Frontier Foundation Working in the public interest to protect fundamental civil liberties, including privacy and freedom of expression, in the arena of computers and the Internet.
The Foundation for Economic Education Promotes a fundamental understanding and appreciation of the free society.
The Freedom Forum International foundation dedicated to free press, free speech and free spirit for all people.
Freedom House A clear voice for democracy and freedom around the world.
Freedom Shadow Articles and links about freedom related issues.
Free Expression Network Belief that free expression and free access to the expression of others is the indispensable precondition of liberty.
Global Internet Liberty Campaign A coalition of civil liberties and human rights organizations.
Independence Institute Addresses a broad variety of public policy issues from a free-market, pro-freedom perspective.
Institute for Justice Courtroom champion for individual liberty, free market solutions, and limited government.
Institute for Policy Innovation To harness the strengths of individual liberty, limited government, and free markets.
International IDEA Objective to promote and advance sustainable democracy world-wide.
Libertarian.Org Belief that everyone should be free to do as they choose, so long as they don't infringe upon the equal freedom of others.
MIT Student Association for Freedom of Expression (SAFE) Supports freedom of speech and other forms of freedom of expression.
National Endowment for Democracy Created to strengthen democratic institutions around the world.
Office for Intellectual Freedom Promotes the concept of intellectual freedom.
Pacific Research Institute Promotes the principles of individual freedom and personal responsibility.
People For the American Way Committed to defending democracy.
The Progress & Freedom Foundation A nonprofit foundation dedicated to restoring optimism in the future and a commitment to progress.
The Reason Foundation A national research and educational organization that explores and promotes public policies based on rationality and freedom.
http://www.anl.org.uk/ website of the Anti-Nazi League.
ELDIS A gateway to information sources on development.
Global Issues That Affect Everyone Many links to external web pages to illustrate that they are all inter-related.
Humanist Organization Websites A comprehensive list of humanist organizations websites.
Human Rights A list of human rights organizations websites.
Human Rights Internet Databases with information on thousands of human rights organizations.
Open Directory Project A listing of Internet sites about society issues.
Science Information Gateway (SOSIG) Internet information for researchers and
practitioners in the social sciences.
Wire A concise, intelligent, daily summary of key news stories about global
http://www.betterworldfund.org The Better World Campaign is an effort dedicated to enhancing the awareness of and appreciation for the vital role that the United Nations plays around the world.
American Red Cross International provider of emergency relief and medical services.
Amnesty International Worldwide campaigning movement that works to promote all the human rights.
http://fp.sistema.f9.co.uk/bws/index1.htm Better World Society
Co-Creation Facilitates coordination of social innovation efforts for a better world.
Derechos A internet based human rights organization.
EarthAction A global network for the environment, peace and social justice.
Human Rights Watch Dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world.
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies One of the largest humanitarian networks in the world.
International Institute of Humanitarian Law Promotes laws that safeguard and respect human rights and fundamental freedoms throughout the world.
OneWorld A partnership of over 100 organizations working for human rights and sustainable development.
http://www.spc.edu/library/pov3.html Poverty Research:Taking the Side of the Poor
Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law Promotes research, training and academic education in the fields of human rights and humanitarian law.
ReliefNet Helping humanitarian organizations raise global awareness and encourage support for relief efforts via the Internet.
Requiem Thoughts of required social changes.
Results Sustainable solutions to ending hunger and poverty.
United Nations Index to economic and social development.
United Nations Index to economic and social development.
USAID Provides global economic development and humanitarian assistance.
World Bank Mission to reduce poverty and improve living standards through sustainable growth and investment in people.
World Game Institute Strategies for confronting the major systemic problems confronting humanity.
World Transformation Working toward a new civilization.
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LEARNING & INFORMATION:
LEARNING & INFO DIRECTORIES:
Cognitive Science Links to web pages related to Cognitive Science.
Computer Science Links to web pages related to Computer Science.
Education A listing of Internet information sources about Education.
Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential Clearing house for information on world problems and solutions.
Information Technology Links to web pages related to Information Technology.
Research & Development A listing of Internet information sources about R&D.
SciCentral.com Premier portal to science and technology resources on the Internet.
Wisdom Page A compilation of wisdom related resources on-line.
LEARNING & INFO ORGANIZATIONS:
Academic Council on the United Nations System Supports education, writing and research which contribute to the understanding of international issues and promote global cooperation.
American Association for the Advancement of Science Dedicated to the advancement of scientific and technological excellence across all disciplines.
Awakening Technology Growing knowledge collaboration in cyberspace.
Benjamin Franklin Institute of Global Education Distributors of knowledge worldwide.
CAB International Worldwide dissemination and generation of scientific knowledge to improve human welfare.
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Conducts programs of research, discussion, publication, and education in international affairs.
CIESIN Provides information that helps scientists, decision-makers, and the public.
Context Institute A sustainable culture information service.
http://www.ethics1.org/ The Independent Ethics Site Outline of an ethic for the information age, acceptable to all humans regardless of religion, ethnicity, or sex, based on good will, cooperation, and equality and the avoidance of domination, deceit, and exploitation.
The Global Ideas Bank An international suggestion box for socially innovative non-technological ideas and projects.
The Global Inventory Project A linking of all activities relevant to the promotion and development of the Information Society.
Global Knowledge Partnership Harnessing knowledge and information as tools of sustainable and equitable development.
Global System for Sustainable Development Knowledge-networking system related to sustainable development at all levels and in all contexts.
The Heartland Institute A reliable source of public policy information.
The Humanity Libraries Project Information sharing of solutions to major world problems.
INES Focusing on the impact of science and technology on society.
Information Habitat Applying information and communication technology in relation to international, national and local processes relating to sustainability, human rights and peace.
International Telecommunication Union Organization within which governments and the private sector coordinate global telecom networks and services.
The Loka Institute Working to make science and technology more responsive to social and environmental concerns.
National Technology Transfer Center Provides American companies and individuals with access to federal R&D.
Principia Cybernetica Web A computer-supported collaborative development of an evolutionary-systemic philosophy.
SD Gateway Integrates online information from a network of some of the leading sustainable development institutes.
Toward Global Sustainability A look at what it would take to steer human development onto a more sustainable pathway.
21st Century Learning Initiative A transnational program to synthesize the best of research and development into human learning.
The Consortium developing the World Wide Web's full potential.
A World Revolution A directory of Peace related websites & resources.
Boston Research Center Seeking to support an evolving global ethic for a peaceful twenty-first century.
Conference on Disarmament The multilateral disarmament negotiating forum of the international community.
Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict Conduts academic research and instruction in the fields of armed conflict and ensuring peace.
International Peace Bureau The world's oldest and most comprehensive international peace federation.
IPPNW A global federation of national physicians' organizations dedicated to safeguarding health through the prevention of war.
The Nonviolence Web A philosophy of change through nonviolence.
Peace Day 2000 Dedicated to creating a global shift toward world peace.
For Peace A global network linking organizations, resources and information
for a better world.
Corporation for National Service Matches talented, motivated people with opportunities to serve their community.
Helping.org Resource for giving and volunteering.
The Hunger Site Donate free food with a click of your mouse.
Idealist A good resource for volunteers.
Impact Online A free online matching service for volunteers and nonprofits.
International Volunteer Programs Association (IVPA) A searchable database of international volunteer opportunities.
National Charities Information Bureau Accurate information to enable contributors to make sound giving decisions.
Philanthropic Advisory Service Better Business Bureau information to help donors make giving decisions.
A searchable database of volunteer opportunities.
Russia's Support For Serbian Genocide. - Concerning Russia's Support
For Serbian Genocide. It is amazing, but in the end a practical lesson, to see
the extent of Russian support (both among her politicos as well as among
ordinary Russians), the extent of Russian support for the genocide being carried
out by the Serbians:
Correspondent - AMERICA ABETS RUSSIA'S CRIMES IN THE CAUCASUS by Eric
Margolis - 8 April 1996 NEW YORK - When I began writing three years ago about
the Chechen people's seemingly impossible struggle to regain their independence
after 250 years of savage Russian colonial rule, few people had ever heard of
the tiny Caucasian nation of 1.2 million fierce mountaineers.
Chechyna Qital News - IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER: Mujahideen, Them, must not be held responsible or at fault or be blamed for any
inaccuracies and any mistakes which may result out of the translation.
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