NGO directory

This directory only includes links to Southern NGOs’ web sites. Relevant information from other sources, as well as access to individual documents produced by the NGOs, can be found in separate sections of the Choike portal. The directory does not provide an exhaustive list of NGOs, but rather a selection of useful and relevant sites. It is organized in five broad categories, which are divided into issue-specific subsections.

The directory can be accessed by selecting the links to each thematic area (organized in the categories listed at the bottom of this page, and in the menu on the right-hand side of each page of the directory). For each area you will find a list of NGOs, each with a brief description and a link to its web page.

You can also search for an NGO in the directory by entering keywords in the search engine at the top of this page. The search results will include all those organizations that contain the selected keywords in its name or description.

 
Information and Communication Technologies, Media
 
Biodiversity, Energy, Natural Resources, Sustainable Development, Toxic Chemicals and Waste, Water & Oceans
 
Economy and Financial Affairs, Trade and Regional Integration, World Peace and Security
 
African Descendants, Disabilities, Gender, Indigenous Peoples, Infancy and adolescence, Migration, Sexual diversity
 
Education, Health, Human Rights, Social Development
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Equity is the Gateway to Environment Ambition: South Centre statement in UNFCCC
Tue Jul 24 2012 - Source: South Centre
Below is the statement by Martin Khor, Executive Director of the South Centre, which was presented at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Ad-hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action (AWG-LCA) Workshop on Equity in Bonn on 16 May 2012.
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.

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