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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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NIZA-ActionAid logo

NiZa NGO covering information and opinion making on Southern Africa. NiZA organises conferences and campaigns, debates and exchange programmes and contacts between the Netherlands and Southern Africa. 


 


Source: ELDIS (consulted d.d. February 18th, 2020)


 


NiZa merged with ActionAid Netherlands in 2012 and no longer exists as an independent organization.

IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative logo

Climate change, deforestation and poverty are global issues that go beyond the reach of single companies or governments; it takes public-private cooperation to solve them.

IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative brings governments, companies, CSOs and financiers together in action driven coalitions. We orchestrate the powers of law, of entrepreneurship and investments to work together to create solutions for global sustainability issues at scale.

Milieudefensie logo

Milieudefensie (Friends of the Earth Netherlands) is a successful Dutch environmental organization. People from all over the Netherlands work together with Milieudefensie to create a fairer and more sustainable country. We have a significant influence on governing bodies and businesses in the decisions they make.

Hivos logo

Hivos (in Dutch: Humanistisch Instituut voor Ontwikkelingssamenwerking, Humanist Institute for Cooperation with Developing Countries) is a development aid organization, headquartered in The Netherlands. Hivos provides financial support to organizations working in Africa, Latin America and Asia, it provides advocacy and it supports knowledge sharing in particular in the field of social change, digital activism and rural innovations.


 


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CCCND trabaja junto con las comunidades Ch’orti en la región Nor-oriental de Guatemala. La organización provee apoyo legal y visibilidad a estas comunidades que enfrentan amenazas y violaciones a sus derechos humanos dada la implementación de proyectos hidroeléctricos y mineria en sus territorios.  Su trabajo a contribuido en la recuperación de identidad y gobernanza del territorio chòrti,  así como en la múltiples propuestas para desarrollo de política pública para el acceso a la tierra y la administración del territorio del pueblo Ch òrti`.

The world's largestcorporate sustainability initiative


A call to companies to align strategies and operations with universal principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and take actions that advance societal goals.


At the UN Global Compact, we aim to mobilize a global movement of sustainable companies and stakeholders to create the world we want. That’s our vision.


To make this happen, the UN Global Compact supports companies to:


The Danish Institute for Human Rights is an independent state-funded institution. Our mandate is to promote and protect human rights and equal treatment in Denmark and abroad.

IAIA is an organization with a voluntary membership of professionals from a diverse array of interests and organizations, all of whom are concerned with environmental stewardship and sustainability. Collectively, our goal is to protect, not harm, the earth and its environments and peoples.

VISION  IAIA is the leading global network on best practice in the use of impact assessment for informed decision making regarding policies, programs, plans and projects.

The International African Institute (IAI), hosted at SOAS University of London, aims to promote the scholarly study of Africa's history, societies and cultures.

The institute realizes its aims primarily by means of scholarly publishing.

The institute is a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee, managed by a group of trustees. Additionally, an academic council, drawing members from the international African studies community meets annually.

he Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO) was established to assist and support the Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) with strategic advice and policy guidance, administer the Peacebuilding Fund (PBF) and to support the Secretary-General in coordinating United Nations agencies in their peacebuilding efforts.

At U4, we work to reduce the harmful impact of corruption on society. We share research and evidence to help international development actors get sustainable results.

We are a community development organisation. Our work captures the best aspects of communications technology and participatory techniques; supporting communities to explore their issues and devise solutions to the challenges they face.

As leading practitioners in the field of Participatory Video, we have dedicated ourselves to delivering transformational projects with some of the world’s most marginalised communities.  We have directly facilitated hundreds of projects in over sixty countries, working with diverse peoples to address a wide variety of issues.