Online Resources - International

July 7, 2014
An international comparison of responses to public space issues involving people experiencing homelessness shows that law enforcement responses are not the answer. The Churchill Report, "In the...
Keywords: enforcement, Homelessness, homelessness, public space, Reports and documents, International
February 26, 2014
Art from the Streets is a documentary which tells the story of a program for homeless people who are given the opportunity to produce art. The volunteer program established in Austin, Texas in 1991...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Homelessness, Multimedia, All of Canada, International, United States
October 17, 2011
From PeacockPoverty: PeacockPoverty is a collection of individuals with an experience of poverty who join together to share knowledge, strength, talent and wisdom with each other and our friends....
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, Human Rights, Media, Organizing, Poverty Research, Unemployment, Welfare, General resources, Multimedia, All of Canada, International
June 1, 2011
Belfast Unemployed Resource Centre is a centre in Belfast, Ireland that was set up to promote the interests and the benefits of the unemployed and other social and economically disadvantaged groups....
Keywords: Unemployment, Workers' Rights, Organizations, International
June 1, 2011
Homeless People & Homelessness is an international website about homelessness with a homeless newsfeed that links to stories from 4,500+ news sources.
Keywords: Homelessness, Directories, General resources, International
May 30, 2011
Squatter City Blog is a blog about squatters and squatter cities around the world written by a New York-based writer who spent two years living in squatter communities in four continents.
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, Housing, squatters, International
May 30, 2011
The International Movement ATD Fourth World (Canada) is a non-governmental organization that engages individuals and institutions in support of the efforts of the very poor to free themselves from...
Keywords: end poverty, Organizing, Organizations, All of Canada, International
May 30, 2011
Intercontinental Cry is a blog with an extensive international list of blogs, media, technology and news sites with an focus on indigenous issues.
Keywords: Blogs, Indigenous, Media, International
May 30, 2011
The Poverty and Human Rights Centre is an online library with a searchable database of relevant international human rights treaties, Canadian law documents, court decisions, legal briefs, and...
Keywords: Human Rights, poverty, Poverty Research, British Columbia, Organizations, Reports and documents, All of Canada, International
May 30, 2011
European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research is a UN-affiliated intergovernmental organization concerned with all aspects of social welfare policy and research. The European Centre site has...
Keywords: Government Policy, Poverty Research, social welfare policy, Organizations, International
May 30, 2011
The Poverty News Blog has news and links about the struggle of the poor around the world.
Keywords: Blogs, Media, Poverty Research, International
May 30, 2011
This website is the UN Internet Gateway on the Advancement and Empowerment of Women.
Keywords: Women, Organizations, International
May 30, 2011
Mostly Water is a selection of Canadian and International social justice news.
Keywords: Media, social justice news, General resources, All of Canada, International
May 30, 2011
The Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE) is an international independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit human rights organisation campaigning for the protection of housing rights and the...
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, Human Rights, Organizations, International
May 29, 2011
An all volunteer organization of prisoners, their families, friends, human rights activists and abolitionists of the death penalty who campaign on behalf of all innocent prisoners.
Keywords: Prisoners' Rights, Organizations, International
May 29, 2011
The Independent Media Centre is an alternative news source reporting on activism.
Keywords: activism, Media, Organizing, Organizations, International
May 29, 2011
The Red Cross is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide...
Keywords: Health, Human Rights, Violence, Organizations, International
May 29, 2011
Forced Migration Online has launched an extensive, new resource on international law related to refugees and other forced migrants.
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Research, Manuals and guides, Research and education, International
May 29, 2011
The International People's Health University aims to contribute to 'health for all' by strengthening people's health movements around the globe, by organising and resourcing learning, sharing and...
Keywords: Health, Organizations, Programs and courses, International
May 29, 2011
A radical web resource center with extensive news, analysis, articles, and links.
Keywords: Media, Organizing, Multimedia, Organizations, International
May 29, 2011
PDF (Portable Document Format) files are files that have been created by a program called Adobe Acrobat. PDF files have rapidly become a standard format on the internet because they allow...
Keywords: Technology, General resources, International
May 29, 2011
The Icarus Project is a non-profit community based website, support network, and underground media project created by and for people struggling with bipolar disorder and other dangerous gifts that...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Mental Health, Technology, Organizations, International
May 25, 2011
This organization promotes secular and democratic values among South Asians living abroad and opposes the growth of intolerance in South Asia.
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, Human Rights, Organizations, International
May 25, 2011
This site acts as a virtual library on Non-Governmental Organizations.
Keywords: ngo, Organizing, General resources, International
May 25, 2011
A phenomenal resource, set up to be a repository for information on microcredit - in the broad meaning of the term to include microcredit, community development, NGOs, poverty, environment,...
Keywords: microcredit, Poverty Research, Reports and documents, Research and education, International
May 25, 2011
The IDRC is a Canadian Government corporation that does research on international development issues.
Keywords: development, Government Policy, Poverty Research, Organizations, All of Canada, Research and education, International
May 25, 2011
An international NGO which acts as an umbrella organization for various national and regional organizations which work with people in poverty. The ICSW has the highest consultative status with the UN...
Keywords: Government Policy, Poverty Research, social welfare, Organizations, International
May 25, 2011
The International Poverty Pact was drawn up at a Summit in Copenhagen in 1995. It calls for an international action to eradicate extreme poverty and reduce overall poverty.
Keywords: Human Rights, Poverty Research, Reports and documents, International
May 25, 2011
The Centre for Refugee Studies is engaged in research on refugee issues; it informs public discussion as well as policy development and practice innovation by international, governmental, advocacy...
Keywords: Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, General resources, Research and education, International
May 25, 2011
Forced Migration Online (FMO) provides access to a wide variety of online resources dealing with the situation of forced migrants worldwide.
Keywords: forced migration, Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, Gateways, Organizations, International
May 25, 2011
This website provides worldwide information on refugees, including refugee reports.
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Organizations, Reports and documents, International, United States
May 25, 2011
Idealist.org is a searchable database of organizations with 20,000 entries in 140 countries. Idealist connects people, organizations, and resources to help build a world where all people can live...
Keywords: Organizing, Directories, General resources, International
May 25, 2011
Human Rights Internet (HRI) is committed to promoting human rights and social justice, through providing opportunities to prepare human rights leaders of the future, practicing ‘quiet diplomacy’, and...
Keywords: Human Rights, social justice, Technology, Organizations, International
May 25, 2011
Human Rights Watch monitors human rights internationally. Their website has news, information and stories about international human rights abuses.
Keywords: Human Rights, Organizations, Reports and documents, Research and education, International
May 25, 2011
The online office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.
Keywords: Human Rights, united nations, Organizations, International
May 25, 2011
The University of Minnesota Human Rights Library houses one of the largest collections of more than sixty thousand core human rights documents, including several hundred human rights treaties and...
Keywords: Human Rights, Directories, Reports and documents, Research and education, International
May 25, 2011
The United Nations official website.
Keywords: Government Policy, united nations, Organizations, International
May 25, 2011
The Development section of the United Nations website.
Keywords: Government Policy, united nations, Organizations, International
May 25, 2011
Amnesty International is a worldwide organization monitoring and reporting on human rights abuses.
Keywords: Human Rights, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations, International
May 25, 2011
The WWW Virtual Library on Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs is a searchable database in human rights and humanitarian issues and laws. This is an international humanitarian law and national...
Keywords: Human Rights, Directories, Research and education, International