UNICEF works for the survival, development and protection of children, guided in its programmes by the Convention on the Rights of the Child. A very comprehensive website.
Through a network of 134 country offices, the UNDP helps people in 174 countries and territories to help themselves, focusing on poverty elimination, environmental regeneration, job creation and the advancement of women. In support of these goals, UNDP is frequently asked to assist in promoting sound governance and market development and to support rebuilding societies in the aftermath of war and humanitarian emergencies.
Views on relief, development and humanitarianism not sanctioned by the establishment.
A coalition of more than 160 humanitarian organizations working on disaster relief, refugee-assistance, and sustainable development programs worldwide.
Aims at increasing food security in developing countries through increased and stabilized food production on an economically and environmentally sustainable basis using available technology and approaches.
Panos produces information for media on global development issues with a developing world perspective. It provides news, radio programs, briefings on topics such as AIDS, environment, economics and women's health.
Supporting and linking research and policy institutes involved in the field of development, and whose work is predicated on the notion that ideas matter.
A non-governmental organisation which carries out research and advocacy on issues of social and economic policy that advances the needs and interests of peoples of African and other third world countries. Includes articles, campaigns, networks, publications and links.
A forum to encourage cooperation within the development community in the search for solutions to reduce poverty. It is envisioned to be both a series of events as well as an electronic space - to be used by members of the development community in order to find and create new ways of working together.
An examination of the effects of a human development perspective on international development policies, based upon a 40 year career in the field