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
OneWorld – A non-profit organisation behind
a portal on the Web for human rights and
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
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
Global Development Gateway – a portal on development issues.
World Forum (State of the World Forum) with its associated Commission
WTO – World Trade Organization