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Breaking the Silence
Breaking the Silence is an organization of veteran Israeli soldiers that collects testimonies of soldiers who served in the Occupied Territories during the Second Intifadah.
Jubilee Research
Jubilee Research is part of the Global and National Economics (GNE) programme at nef (the New Economics Foundation, London). Jubilee Research seeks to bring these various proposals together into a coherent overall programme through an extensive process of consultation with Northern and Southern civil society groups. It is committed to challenging the present economic system.
Justice Studies Center of the Americas
Intergovernmental entity whose mission is to support the countries of the region in their judicial reform processes. Its members include every nation of the OAS. Chile.
UN and Partners on Development Cooperation
UN and Partners on International Finances
UN Millenium Development Goals
By the year 2015 all 189 United Nations Member States have pledged to meet goals on: extreme poverty and hunger; universal primary education; gender equality and empower women; child mortality; HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases; environmental sustainability; and global partnership for development. This link contains information about the declaration.
UN Statistics Division
The Division publishes statistics and statistical methods in the fields of international merchandise trade, national accounts, demography and population, social indicators, gender, industry, energy, environment, human settlements and disability.
United Nations
Established on 24 October 1945 by 51 countries, its membership now totals 189 countries. The purposes of the United Nations are to maintain international peace and security; to develop friendly relations among nations; to cooperate in solving international economic, social, cultural and humanitarian problems and in promoting respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms; and to be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations in attaining these ends.
 
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The Doha Non-governmental organization Group on Financing for Development (DNG) is an international coalition of civil society organizations serving as the NGO facilitating body to the official UN Financing for Development (FfD) process and engaged in the monitoring of the various agenda items of the Monterrey Consensus.
It is an open access journal and all articles published are available online without restriction to researchers in the public and private sectors, government agencies, educators and the general public. The journal also provides a medium for documentation and archiving of research articles. AJPSIR papers are exposed to the widest possible readership.
INSouth embodies an understanding, from a South perspective, of the new and emerging issues in the international arena, and the challenges and opportunities they pose for the South.
In 2005, a group of scholars and activists, mostly from the global South, created the Copy/South Research Group to analyse, criticise, and confront the oppressive nature of current global copyright regimes, such as those defended by the World Intellectual Property Organisation, and similar ones around the globe.

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Developing countries very vulnerable to global economic crisis, UN role is vital: South Centre speech at UN
Mon Jul 23 2012 - Source: Third World Network
The world economy is as fragile today as in 2009. Developing countries are very vulnerable to a slowdown caused by the Eurozone crisis. There has been no global reforms and the G20 is ineffective. Thus the role of the UN on global economic issues is vital. These are highlights of the speech by the South Centre’s Chief Economist at the UN General Assembly High Level Thematic Debate on the State of the Global Economy in New York on 18 May.
World economy in vicious cycle hindering transition, warns BIS
Thu Jul 12 2012 - Source: Third World Network
Five years after the outbreak of the financial crisis, the global economy is caught in a vicious cycle in which adjustment efforts of governments, households, business and financial sectors are worsening prospects for each other, and the path for balanced self-sustaining growth remains a difficult, and unfinished task, warns the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) in its annual report, released Sunday.
What now for European monetary union?
Thu Jul 12 2012 - Source: Third World Network
The Basel-based Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has joined a growing chorus of global institutions and leaders calling on the eurozone countries to quickly act to bring about more financial and fiscal integration, and strengthen the institutional foundations of the currency union itself.
UN Conference on the world financial and economic crisis and its impact on development The global financial crisis: implications for the South Gender in economics The Bank of the South: An alternative to the IFIs?
Financing for Development The war on terror: a war on human rights Initiative for Integration of Regional Infrastructure in South America - IIRSA World Social Forum (WSF)
Intellectual Property Rights Disarmament External debt Poverty
The G8 Summit 2005 GATS - trade in services Access to knowledge UN reform
Free Trade Agreements - FTAs Tourism Agriculture and food sovereignty World Bank
International Monetary Fund - IMF Israeli-Palestinian conflict Corporate accountability Oil fueling conflicts
New Partnership for African Development - NEPAD Social security reform International Criminal Court Software: Patents and copyrights
Iraq: the war and occupation Child soldiers The landmine problem Women for peace
World Trade Organization - WTO Millennium Development Goals - MDGs Patents and medicines  

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