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Advocacy has a broad meaning: it means pushing for some kind of change in society. It includes trying to persuade people to change their behaviour, pressing companies to change their activities or rules, or persuading the government to change its policies and laws. (p.123)

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The Sierra Leone Network on the Right to Food (SiLNoRF) was established in 2008 as an African civil society mechanism to work exclusively on right to food issues. It was created just after the establishment of the African Network on the Right to Food (ANoRF) in Cotonou in 2008. Following the Cotonou declaration of ANoRF, several Civil Society Organisations, NGOs, CBOs working in the areas of Human Rights Advocacy became members of SiLNoRF.

The Network Movement for Justice and Development (NMJD) is a national human rights-oriented civil society development and advocacy organization that was established in Kenema, eastern Sierra Leone in 1988. It engages in advocacy and strengthens/enhances the capacity of civil society organizations to effectively engage women, men, children, communities, government and other actors for the transformation of society.

SIPRI is an independent international institute dedicated to research into conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament. Established in 1966, SIPRI provides data, analysis and recommendations, based on open sources, to policymakers, researchers, media and the interested public. Based in Stockholm, SIPRI is regularly ranked among the most respected think tanks worldwide.

 

Vision and mission

SIPRI's vision is a world in which sources of insecurity are identified and understood, conflicts are prevented or resolved, and peace is sustained.

Créée le 20 avril 1999, la Fondation Paul ANGO ELA de géopolitique en Afrique Centrale (FPAE) est un centre d’études, de recherche et de documentation, privé et indépendant, qui a comme statut juridique celui d’association à but non lucratif de droit camerounais.

With passion for the church and for the world

We are a global communion of churches in the Lutheran tradition on a common journey of renewal. We strive to put our faith into action within and beyond the communion, and seek God’s Word and Spirit to guide us.

The LWF is a global communion of 148 churches in the Lutheran tradition, representing over 75.5 million Christians in 99 countries.

We strive to put our faith into action within and beyond the communion, and seek God’s Word and Spirit to guide us.

Mission


To promote participatory democracy through non-partisan, neutral and impartial Community Civic Education to contribute towards making Fiji a Peaceful, Stable, Participatory and Democratic nation.

Contribuer à la construction d’une citoyenneté responsable aux niveaux national et local à travers : (i) le renforcement du sens du service public et de l’intérêt général, (ii) le renforcement de l’obligation de rendre compte des gouvernants et des acteurs publics vis-à-vis des citoyens, (iii) le renforcement de l’esprit civique des citoyens et du contrôle citoyen de l’action publique, (iv) la promotion de la bonne gouvernance démocratique, (v) la consolidation de la paix et de la stabilité.

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) is a political foundation. In Germany, 16 regional offices offer a wide variety of civic education conferences and events. Our offices abroad are in charge of over 200 projects in more than 120 countries. The foundation’s headquarters are situated in Sankt Augustin near Bonn, and also in Berlin. There, an additional conference center, named “The Academy”, was opened in 1998.

RELUFA works in Cameroon with local communities through Capacity buildings, Conducting Studies and restitution of recommendations to stakeholders, Mobilization of affected local communities and CSOs.

RELUFA has as mission to combat systemic problems generating poverty, hunger and economic, social and environment injustices. This is done through two programs : Extractive Industries, Land and Food Justice

Programs

  • Extractive Industries

In this program, RELUFA has identified as objectives:

IBI is an international economic development consulting firm dedicated to improving people’s lives. Founded in 1996 by Dr. Lucie Phillips, IBI is a woman-owned small business headquartered in the Ballston neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia.  IBI provides insightful analysis and practical, timely solutions to challenges facing governments, civil society organizations, and companies. Their experience has shown that the value of fresh ideas lies in their local implementation.

We want to leave a positive footprint on the world, helping to improve people’s lives and reduce inequalities on a sustainably healthy planet.


Also known as our mission, the purpose stands behind all of the company strategy – it is our reason for being, it guides everything we do. The specific words are less important than the “spirit” of the idea.


Open Data Charter logo

The Open Data Charter is a collaboration between governments and organizations working to open up data based on a shared set of Principles. With 73 government adopters and 53 organizations endorsers, our goal is to embed open data as a central ingredient to achieving better solutions to the most pressing policy challenges of our time.