Pro Asyl Rights for refugees. Formed in Germany 1986.
Informationsverbund Asyl Cooperative merger of german UNHCR and AI with eight other NGOs. International links and Addresses useful for refugee workers
Medibureaus - Medinets - medicinal refugee aid Germany: contact points for people who have no other access to health services. The unpaid members arrange for patients to obtain treatment at doctor's offices, psychotherapists, delivery nurses, and physiotherapists - exceptionally also at clinics.
US-Organizations: ACLU: American Civil Liberties Union CAARPR: Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression. Related: NAAPR (KeyWiki): National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression, [USA, founded 1973] NAACP: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People OpenSecrets.org: Tracking money in US politics
Oxfam, working worldwide against poverty and associated injustice [Oxford Committee for Famine Relief, since 1942]; Oxfam Report 20.01.2014: pdf
Welthungerhilfe [World Hunger Aid, Germany] Founded 1962 inspired by the "Freedom from Hunger Campaign", awarded the DZI transparency and quality Seal of Approval for donations.
viva con agua [DE, CH, ES] A charitable organisation based in St. Pauli, Hamburg (Germany), campaigning for clean drinking water worldwide. Founded 2006
Una organización sin ánimo de lucro con sede en Sankt Pauli(Hamburgo), que se dedica a promover campañas para el acceso al agua potable en todo el planeta.
Foodwatch [Germany]. A nonprofit NGO to strengthen the rights of consumers to know what they are buying (information transparency). Since 2010: Foodwatch [Netherlands]."
grist US non profit (media) organization pro Environment and Climate
GeneWatch UK Genetic technologies monitor wrt. public interest, human rights, environmental protection, animal welfare
Netzpolitik.org , Platform für digital freedom rights and their political implementation. Since 2004, Berlin.
Digitale Gesellschaft e.V. , campaign-oriented initiative for civil rights and consumer-friendly net politics, founded 2010 in the context of netzpolitik.org. Since 2010, Berlin.
Electronic Frontier Foundation , defending civil liberties in the digital world: free speech online, fighting illegal surveillance, advocate for users and innovators, support of freedom-enhancing technologies. Nonprofit, since 1990, San Francisco.
Privacy International , investigating surveillance, exposing enablers, litigating to international privacy protection laws. Since 1990, London.
Centre for Investigative Journalism. A British non-profit organisation providing training to journalists, researchers, producers and students in the practice and methodology of investigative journalism, London, since 2003. Wiki
Otto Brenner Foundation [Germany] of the Metal Workers Union (IG Metall) with a wide range of studies and activities covering social justice, employment + employer responsibility, media, integration + diversity management, trade union work.
Für eine bessere Welt [german] "For a better World: People, Actions, Organizations and Visions". Initiators: Journalists Ilona Koglin and Marek Rohde (Hamburg). Contains an extensive list of links to further organizations
zmag.org [USA] Homepage of Z Communications - a very large non-governmental non-commercial forum with international chapters covering all kinds of issues worldwide
MONEY & ORGANIZED CRIME:
The Facing FinanceCampaign calls on investors not to invest in companies profiting from violations of human rights, environmental pollution, corruption or the production of controversial weapons.
The Ethical Consumer Research Association [UK]: making global business more sustainable through consumer pressure.
The international tax justice network: Analysis and advocacy in international tax & international aspects of financial regulation. Analysis and explanation the role of tax and the harmful impacts of tax evasion, tax avoidance, tax competition and tax havens, esp. regarding poor countries.
UNODC. UN Office on Drugs and Crime. Report on the globalization of crime (17.06.2010, 10.7MB)
KEI. Knowledge Ecology International. A non-profit NGO that searches for better outcomes, including new solutions, to the management of knowledge resources. Focus on social justice, particularly for the most vulnerable populations, including low-income persons and marginalized groups. [Topics include health, medicine, lobbying, patent legislation]