Whenever you are in doubt, recall the face of the poorest and the weakest man. Gandhi An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come. Victor Hugo Do what is right. Rosa Parks Two dangers constantly threaten the world: order and disorder. Paul Valéry *

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ATD Fourth World
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The International Movement ATD Fourth Worldis a non-governmental organization with no religious or political affiliation which engages with individuals and institutions to find solutions to eradicate extreme poverty. Working in partnership with people in poverty, ATD Fourth World’s human rights-based approach focuses on supporting families and individuals through its grass-roots presence and involvement in disadvantaged communities, in both urban and rural areas, creating public awareness of extreme poverty and influencing policies to address it.

Building Global Democracy
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Building Global Democracy programme (BGD) explores how globalization can be governed in democratic ways. Today’s world faces many global challenges: in economics, environment, politics and culture. To handle global problems effectively and legitimately, they need to be handled democratically.

Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy
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The Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy—or CCAP as it is more commonly known—is dedicated to high quality strategic and applied research on China’s agriculture and rural economy and its natural resource base and the environment.

Coredem
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Coredem is a confederation of Web sites for worldwide democracy that gathers partners around a charter, a search engine, and a wiki.

谷润网 (Green TV)

Green Island Media, also known as GreenTV, is a Chinese network TV chain acting like an environmental media platform.

Forum China‑Europe
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The China-Europa Forum is a society-to-society dialog process of a new kind to take up our common challenges. It is a great opportunity to strengthen the dialog between European and Chinese societies and within each society. Representatives of all sectors and of all socioprofessional backgrounds take up subjects of concern to them and discuss the issues that are common to our contemporary societies. Participants’ individual experiences are the starting point of continuous debates on the Internet, as well as at biennial meetings organised alternately in China and in Europe.

Global Administrative Law Project
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Based in the Institute for International Law and Justice, the Global Administrative Law (GAL) Project is focused on an emerging field of research and practice: the increasing use of administrative law-type mechanisms, in particular those related to transparency, participation, accountability and review, within the regulatory institutions of global governance.

Global Voices
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Global Voices is an international community of bloggers who report on blogs and citizen media from around the world

Global Witness
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For 18 years, Global Witness has run pioneering campaigns against natural resource-related conflict and corruption and associated environmental and human rights abuses. From Cambodia to Congo, Sierra Leone to Angola, we have exposed the brutality and injustice that results from the fight to access and control natural resource wealth, and have sought to bring the perpetrators of this corruption and conflict to book.

Globalization Monitor
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Globalization Monitor is a non-profit organization based in Hong Kong. It was founded shortly before the big Seattle protest against the WTO in l999. Its editorial board members are activists from trade unions, the green movement, regional groups and grassroots organizations. It has been the chief organization in HK to dedicate itself to promoting awareness of the negative effects of globalization.

Globethics.net
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Globethics.net is a global network of persons and institutions interested in various fields of applied ethics. It offers access to a large number resources on ethics, especially through its leading global digital ethics library. In addition, it facilitates collaborative web-based research, conferences, online publishing and active sharing of information. Globethics.net aims especially at increasing access to ethics perspectives from Africa, Latin America and Asia. It strengthens global common values and respect of ethical contextual diversity.

Governance
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This Web site was designed in Beijing by the Tianxiamingde Society of Cultural Development of was opened to the public on September 1, 2006. Its objective is to follow the evolution of thinking on governance throughout the world and its impact in China, to constitute a platform for considerations and discussion along four lines: scales of governance, theoretical thinking, case studies, and chronology of events.

Hong Kong Democratic Development Network

Hong Kong Democratic Development Network consists of a number of scholars, religious, doctors, lawyers, social workers and other sectors concerned with the democratic process in Hong Kong. We are committed with the promotion of equal political rights and beliefs. HKDDN provides open-minded network of contacts and support services, and promote the realization of democratic ideals.

Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs
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The Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE) is a registered non-profit organization based in Beijing. Since our establishment in May 2006, the IPE has developed two pollution databases (water & air) to monitor corporate environmental performance and to facilitate public participation in environmental governance. Our aim is to expand environmental information disclosure to allow communities to fully understand the hazards and risks in the surrounding environment, thus promoting widespread public participation in environmental governance. The IPE is a member of a coalition of NGOs throughout China, promoting a global green supply chain by pushing large corporations to concentrate on procurement and the environmental performance of their suppliers. This ‘Green Choice Alliance’ consumer initiative takes into consideration the environmental performance of manufacturing enterprises while exercising their purchasing power to make green choices.

International Labour Organization
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The International Labour Organization (ILO) is a United Nations agency dealing with labour issues, particularly international labour standards and decent work for all.[2] Almost all (185 out of 193) UN members are part of the ILO.

IPCC - Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is a scientific intergovernmental body. Its mission is to provide comprehensive scientific assessments of current scientific, technical and socio-economic information worldwide about the risk of climate change caused by human activity, its potential environmental and socio-economic consequences, and possible options for adapting to these consequences or mitigating the effects.

NGOcn.net

Ngocn.net is a network for exchange on development and a non-political, non-religious civil public platform.

NPI Initiative
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NPI is an aggregation of several NGO Supporting organizations which operate with contributions, both financial and otherwise, from international and domestic charity foundations, government agencies, enterprises and academies. Since its establishment in Jan 2006, NPI has worked to promote social innovation and cultivate social entrepreneurs in China by granting crucial support to start-up and small to medium sized NGOs and Social Enterprises.

Social Resources Institute (SRI)
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Social Resources Institute (SRI), founded in April 2008, provide research, evaluation, consulting and sharing services for sustainable development strategies, management, decision support organizations and projects with government, business and nonprofit organizations.

The Global Compact
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Through the power of collective action, the Global Compact seeks to promote responsible corporate citizenship so that businesses can be part of the solution to the challenges of globalization. In this way, the private sector—in partnership with other social actors—can help realize the UN Secretary-General’s vision: a more sustainable and inclusive global economy.

UNESCO. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN). Its purpose is to contribute peace and security by promoting international collaboration through education, science, and culture in order to further universal respect for justice, the rule of law, and human rights along with fundamental freedom proclaimed in the UN Charter.

World Forum for Alternatives
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The World Forum for Alternatives is an international network aimed at supporting the international convergence of social movements and other actors of the Civil Society from below. It creates spaces for reflection and coordination, providing social movements and ONGs, with tools for information and analysis on the globalization of resistances, and contributing to broadcast information about the existing international struggles.

World Health Organisation (WHO)
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The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) that is concerned with international public health

中国发展简报 China Development Brief
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China Development Brief is an independent publication established in 1996 to report on social development and civil society in China.

中國勞工通訊 China Labour Bulletin
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A non-governmental organization founded in Hong Kong in 1994, China Labour Bulletin has grown from a small monitoring and research group into a proactive outreach organization that seeks to defend and promote the rights of workers in China. We have extensive links and wide-ranging co-operative programs with labour groups, law firms and academics throughout China, as well as with the international labour movement.

中外对话 China Dialogue
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