Links

The following are web pages which are most useful for tracking international social policy development.

Bretton Woods Project – A group of UK NGOs monitoring IMF and World Bank.

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives The CCPA is an independent, non-profit research organization, funded primarily through organizational and individual membership and individual membership.

The Center for Global Development A Washington DC based centre is dedicated to reducing global poverty and inequality through policy-oriented research and active engagement on development issues with the policy community and the public.

CROP – the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty established by the International Social Science Council.

Eldis – Gateway to development information.

EU – European Unions’s server

Focus on the Global South – A programme of Development Policy Research and Analysis.

Foreign Policy In Focus – A joint project of the Interhemispheric Resource Center and Institute for Policy Studies.

GDNet – The Global Development Network’s online  community linking local development research and policy.

ICSW – The International Council on Social Welfare.

IMF – International Monetary Fund

IFG – International Forum on Globalisation

ILO International Labour Organization

IPS – Institute for Policy Studies – a multi-issue progressive think tank in Washington, D.C. IPS has core programson Peace and Security, the Global Economy, andPaths for the 21st Century, supplemented by several projects that address specific issues.

ISSA -International Social Security Association

North-South Centre of the Council of Europe – Provides a framework for European co-operation in raising public awareness on global interdependence issues.

Observatory of Globalisation of the University of Barcelona

OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

The Development Centre of the OECD

OneWorld – A non-profit organisation behind
a portal on the Web for human rights and
sustainable development

South Centre – An Intergovernmental Institution of the Developing Countries

SSPGnet  –  South-South Social Policy and Globalization network.

Third World Network -an independent non-profit international network of organizations and individuals involved in issues relating to development, the Third World and North-South issue.

TNI Transnational Institute -an international network of activist-scholars concerned to analyse and find viable solutions to such global problems as: militarism and conflict; poverty and marginalisation; social injustice; environmental degradation.

UN – United Nations

ECOSOC – Economic and Social Council

Commission on Social Development
Commission on Human Rights
Commission on the Status of Women
Commission on Population and Development

Department of Economic and Social Affairs

UNFPA – United Nations Population Fund

UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund

UNAIDS -Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS

UNCTAD –United Nations Commission for Trade and Development

UNDP – United Nations Development Programme

UNIFEM –United Nations Development Fund For Women

UNRISD – United Nations Research Institute for Social Development

UNPAN United Nations Online Network in Public Administration and Finance

WHO– World Health Organization

World Bank group

Global Development Gateway a portal  on  development issues.

World Forum (State of the World Forum) with its associated Commission 

WTO – World Trade Organization

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