Resources

International

Action Aid
actionaid.org.uk
Improves people’s lives every day. They don't impose solutions, but work with communities over many years to strengthen their own efforts to throw off poverty

Amnesty International (AI)
amnesty.org
A worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights for all

Anti-Slavery International
antislavery.org
The world's oldest international human rights organisation and the only charity in the United Kingdom to work exclusively against slavery and related abuses. They work at local, national and international levels to eliminate the system of slavery around the world

Asian Human Rights Commission
ahrchk.net
To protect and promote human rights by monitoring, investigation, advocacy, and taking solidarity actions

Coda International
coda-international.org.uk
Works in partnership with civil society organisations to develop and deliver participatory programmes promoting economic and social equality in poor and marginalised communities

Computer Aid International (CAI)
computeraid.org
Provides the highest-quality, professionally refurbished computers for reuse in education, health and not-for-profit organisations in developing countries

Department for International Development (DFID)
dfid.gov.uk
Leading the UK government's fight against world poverty

European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
eesc.europa.eu
Representatives of civil society. Contribute with renewed enthusiasm to a most ambitious and exciting project: building a united Europe

Foreign and Commonwealth Office
fco.gov.uk
Worldwide network of Embassies, High Commissions and Consulates are helping British nationals

Health and Safety/Hazards
hazards.org
Provides the information and resources on the workplace, and gives union answers to workplace problems. Using a global network of union safety correspondents, Hazards makes sure you have the best information available anywhere

Human Rights Watch
hrw.org
One of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. By focusing international attention where human rights are violated, they give voice to the oppressed and hold oppressors accountable for their crimes

Information for Social Change
libr.org/isc
An activist organisation that examines issues of censorship, freedom and ethics amongst library and information workers

International Centre for Trade Union Rights (ICTUR)
ictur.org
Defends and extends the rights of trade unions and trade unionists and to increase awareness of trade union rights and their violations

International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA)
ilga.org
A world-wide network of national and local groups dedicated to achieving equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people everywhere

Jubilee Debt Campaign
jubileedebtcampaign.org.uk
Demanding an end to the scandal of poor countries paying money to the rich world. They are calling for 100% cancellation of unpayable and unfair poor country debts

Migration Alliance
migrationalliance.org.uk
The collective voice on migration – brings together in one body likeminded organisations with an interest in migration policy

Public Services International (PSI)
world-psi.org
PSI represents 650 public sector unions globally. Its affiliates are in 150 countries with over 20 million members working in public services. Works closely with affiliated unions to protect and extend workers' rights

Stop Climate Chaos
stopclimatechaos.org
The UK’s largest group of people dedicated to action on climate change and limiting its impact on the world’s poorest communities

Trade Justice Movement (TJM)
tjm.org.uk
A fast growing group of organisations including trade unions, aid agencies, environment and human rights campaigns, fairtrade organisations, faith and consumer groups

UK Consortium on AIDS and International Development
aidsconsortium.org.uk
stopaidscampaign.org.uk
A group of more than 80 UK based organisations which work together to understand and develop effective approaches to the problems created by the HIV epidemic in developing countries. It enables each agency to bring its own experience to be shared and used to help all the members improve their responses to the epidemic, through: information exchange – networking – advocacy – and campaigning

UNICORN
againstcorruption.org
Makes a unique contribution to the global fight against bribery and corruption by mobilising the strengths of the trade union movement

War on Want
waronwant.org
Fights poverty in developing countries in partnership with people affected by globalisation. Campaigns for human rights and against the root causes of global poverty, inequality and injustice

World Development Movement
wdm.org.uk
Tackles the underlying causes of poverty. Lobbies decision makers to change the policies that keep people poor. Researches and promotes positive alternatives. Works alongside people in the developing world who are standing up to injustice