Global Action : Links

There are 27 documents in this section.


  • Johannesburg Call For Action

    27 June 2002

    Petition by environmental groups calling on President Bush to attend upcoming World Summit on Sustainable Development. Facility to sign to the petition.

  • World Summit on Sustainable Development - Worldwatch Institute

    27 June 2002

    The Worldwatch Institute's special site for the World Summit contains excellent policy briefs on the issues for discussion at Jo'burg. Also has a wonderful interactive timeline and resouce guide to the environmental movement.

  • Via Campesina

    22 May 2002

    International movement which co-ordinates peasant organisations of small and middle-scale producers, agricultural workers, rural women, and indigenous communities. Material on the effects of trade on peasant farmers.

  • UN Human Development Report

    27 September 2001

    The annual Human Development Report published by the UN Development Programme contains several indices to measure different aspects of human development, including economic and educational performance, life expectancy, aid and debt, gender inequality, crime, demographic trends, poverty and more. A bible for those interested in all aspects of development.

  • International POPs Elimination Network

    8 May 2001

    IPEN is a global network of public interest non-governmental organisations united in their support for the global elimination of persistent organic pollutants, on an expedited yet socially equitable basis. Their website includes information about POPs, the IPEN newsletter, reports, a science panel, links and more.

  • Greenpeace

    14 September 2000

    A must-visit site for all aspects of environmental concern, including renewable energy, the marine environment, forests, biodiversity, climate change and pollution and water. Greenpeace is one of the most pro-active environmental organisations.

  • Population Action International (PAI)

    8 September 2000

    Population Action International (PAI) is a US-based advocacy group working to strengthen support worldwide for population programs, including family planning and related health services, and to advance educational and economic opportunities, especially for girls and women. Its website contains a wealth of information on various topics, including population, gender, reproductive health, economics and environment. In addition, it has a good collection of publications, links, fact sheets and video material.